Data Object - AboutInfo

Property of
HostConfigInfo, HostConfigSummary, ServiceContent
Extends
DynamicData

Data Object Description

This data object type describes system information including the name, type, version, and build number.

Properties

Name Type Description
apiTypexsd:string Indicates whether or not the service instance represents a standalone host. If the service instance represents a standalone host, then the physical inventory for that service instance is fixed to that single host. VirtualCenter server provides additional features over single hosts. For example, VirtualCenter offers multi-host management.

Examples of values are:

  • "VirtualCenter" - For a VirtualCenter instance.
  • "HostAgent" - For host agent on an ESX Server or GSX Server host.
apiVersionxsd:string The version of the API as a dot-separated string. For example, "1.0.0".
buildxsd:string Build string for the server on which this call is made. For example, x.y.z-num. This string does not apply to the API.
fullNamexsd:string The complete product name, including the version information.
localeBuild*xsd:string Build number for the current session's locale. Typically, this is a small number reflecting a localization change from the normal product build.
localeVersion*xsd:string Version of the message catalog for the current session's locale.
namexsd:string Short form of the product name.
osTypexsd:string Operating system type and architecture.

Examples of values are:

  • "win32-x86" - For x86-based Windows systems.
  • "linux-x86" - For x86-based Linux systems.
  • "vmnix-x86" - For the x86 ESX Server microkernel.
productLineIdxsd:string The product ID is a unique identifier for a product line.

Examples of values are:

  • "gsx" - For the VMware GSX Server product.
  • "esx" - For the VMware ESX Server product.
  • "vpx" - For the VMware VirtualCenter product.
vendorxsd:string Name of the vendor of this product.
versionxsd:string Dot-separated version string. For example, "1.2".
Properties inherited from DynamicData
dynamicProperty, dynamicType
*Need not be set
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