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dirty work around to make python 2.7.9 work for pyvmomi
diff --git a/samples/ b/samples/
index 1320d05..eafa840 100755
--- a/samples/
+++ b/samples/
@@ -22,6 +22,19 @@ a friendly encouragement to joining the community!
import atexit
import argparse
import getpass
+import requests
+import ssl
+ _create_unverified_https_context = ssl._create_unverified_context
+except AttributeError:
+ # Legacy Python that doesn't verify HTTPS certificates by default
+ pass
+ # Handle target environment that doesn't support HTTPS verification
+ ssl._create_default_https_context = _create_unverified_https_context
from pyVim import connect
from pyVmomi import vmodl
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