Vmware 5.1 Document Environment Setup

Hi All,

I am working to document the vmware environment I have setup.   Does anyone have a good template that I can use as a reference?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I'm afraid the documents, we use are company confidential. but they are broken down into sections

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
We use these utilities to generate the data for documentation

VMware HealthAnalyzer automates the collection of VMware vSphere inventory, configuration and utilization data, analyzes data and recommends grades, and generates  a report card that presents observations, findings and data categorized  by VMware Health Check best practices.  HealthAnalyzer can be used by VMware consultants, SEs and VMware solution providers to improve  efficiency and accelerate the delivery of a services engagement such as the VMware Health Check.   Consultants can use HealthAnalyzer as a Health Check workbench to capture and review observations, findings, and data, provide actionable recommendations, and generate a Health Check  Report for your customer.

VMware Health Analyzer Appliance ¿ A linux appliance that can connect to your VC/ESX and analyze log files. At this point in time it’s only available for VMware Employees or Partners with access to Partner Central.

It's very good, here are some free tools with use...

Health Check script
Powershell: Report into MS Word
Powershell: Health Check Script

Veeam Monitor - Monitor your VI3 environment including performance graphs etc.
Veeam Reporter - A reporting tool, which will come in handy when documenting

the above are replaced by Veeam ONE for VMware and Hyper-V which has a free trial, which can help you document your environment.
Mohammed KhawajaConnect With a Mentor Manager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Another utility to try is Foglight for Virtualization from DELL which has a free version.
Jack_son_Author Commented:
great, thanks; also do you have an example of the format you use?  Like the word templating format?
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