vSphere Management Assistant for vSphere 5.5
The VMware vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) is a prepackaged Linux virtual machine in which administrators can deploy scripts and select third-party agents to manage ESX and ESXi systems. Software included in vMA includes vSphere CLI and an authentication component that supports non-interactive login.
Note: The vSphere Management Assistant build has been refreshed. Please download the newest released build.