Most distributions do not include the support for VMware hypervisor in the Libvirt package, so we should probably recompile it.
Browse to http://libvirt.org/ and click on Downloads | Official Releases | HTTP Server and download the latest
libvirt-x.x.x.tar.gz package. Unpack it on your frontend and install some required build-dependencies using the following command:
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential gnutls-dev libdevmapper-dev python-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev libnl-dev
In order to configure, build, and install use the following commands:
$ ./configure –with-esx $ make $ sudo make install $ sudo ldconfig
Libvirt should not be started as a daemon but it will be called directly by the VMware management scripts. ...