VDDK for vSphere 6.5


The Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) is a collection of C libraries, code samples, utilities, and documentation to help you create or access VMware virtual disk storage. The kit includes:

  • The Virtual Disk and Disk Mount libraries, sets of C function calls to manipulate virtual disk files. C++ code samples that you can build with either Visual Studio or the GNU C compiler
  • Documentation about the VDDK libraries and the command-line utilities
  • The Disk Mount utility to access files and file systems in offline virtual disks on Windows or Linux guest virtual machines
  • The Virtual Disk Manager utility to manipulate offline virtual disk on Windows or Linux (clone, create, relocate, rename, grow, shrink, or defragment)

Tags: 6.5 server


Name Version Size      
Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) 6.5 [4604867]     Download
Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) 6.5.0.b [5136645]     Download
Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) 6.5.1 [5993564]     Download
Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) 6.5.2 [6195444]     Download

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