Nice paper for Solving the Top5 Virtualized Application and Infrastructure Problems by Dave Davis on behalf of Uila, awesome tool for hunting down virtually any problem… Click here to download > Solving the Top5 Virtualized Application and Infrastructure Problems (86 downloads)
Team 18 years ago while I was still a Novell consultant and at work, I was very frustrated with the number of systems I had to log in too. We had NT domains + Novell Edirectory + numerous other dos based systems that had separate logins. I wanted to automate the login process because we had no SSO and I stumbled across AutoIT. Team AutoIT is still relevant today as it was back then. If you have software on a Windows system you can automate it regardless of APIs or not. You can create a small or large bot to automate stuff and its FREE. Here is a recent video where this chap demonstrates its power by automating gameplay. This could easily be an operations tool instead of a game >
I think its time to relearn this tool given my current interests at work…
If you wanted to get started with VMware vSphere APIs watch my UK VMware User Group session last month. Its a refresh of an older session I use to deliver. I focus less now on the SOAP based API and more on the REST based API.