RVTools 4.0.4 released

Rob de Veij has released a new version of one of my favorit tools for VMware vSphere. Thanks to Rob for this great tool.

What’s new:

  • Upgraded RVTools solution to use VMware vSphere Management SDK 7.0
  • Upgraded RVTools solution to use CIS REST API, available since vSphere 6.5, to get tag information
  • vInfo tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags and min Required EVC Mode Key
  • vCPU tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vMemory tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags and Memory Reservation Locked To Max
  • vDisk tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vPartition tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vCD tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vFloppy tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vNetwork tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vSnapshot tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vTools tab page new columns: Virtual machine tags
  • vRP tab page new columns: Resource Pool tags and object ID
  • vCluster tab page new columns: Cluster tags, custom attributes and object ID
  • vHost tab page new columns: Host tags, in Maintenance Mode and in Quarantine Mode
  • dvSwitch tab page new columns: Distributed VirtualSwitch tags, custom attributes and object ID
  • dvPort tab page new columns: Distributed VirtualSwitch Port Group tags and object ID
  • vDatastore tab page new columns: Datastore tags, custom attributes and object ID
  • Preference extra checkbox for “Exclude tags”
  • CLI new parameter -ExcludeTags
  • Bug fix: removed column “Config Checksum” from vInfo tab page.
    This Base64Binary field was sometimes the cause for a XML deserialize error!
  • Bug fix: not all snapshots from all snapshot siblings where displayed
  • Bug fix: preference setting “Exclude Annotation fields” value was overwritten.
  • Bug fix: Name on vRP tab page was full path
  • Bug fix: In example RVToolsBatchMultipleVCs.ps1 script parameters changed for RVToolsMergeExcelFiles.exe
  • Bug fix: vSphere 7, “Unhandled exception: Input string was not in a correct format.”

Known issues:

  • Known issue: Tags are only visible when logged on with userid/password. It’s not working when SSO is used!

TO download go to the RVTools page.

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