The VMware® Using a Proxy with vSphere Virtual Serial Ports manual provides information about developing a virtual serial port concentrator for use in the vSphere environment.
VMware provides different APIs and SDKs for various applications and goals. This manual describes the capabilities of a proxy implementation that supports the VMware telnet extension. It also includes information about configuring a virtual serial port for a proxy connection.
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Revision History
This book is revised with each release of the product or when necessary. A revised version can contain minor or major changes. Revision History summarizes the significant changes in each version of this book.
Intended Audience
This book is intended for anyone developing a virtual serial port proxy for the vSphere environment. Proxy developers should have experience with the telnet protocol and network communication.
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