NAME

vidiscovery.pl - displays the hierarchy of virtual items


SYNOPSIS

vidiscovery.pl[options]


DESCRIPTION

This VI Perl command-line utility displays the hiercharcy of virtual items such as datacenter, folders, resource pools, hosts with proper indentation.


OPTIONS

GENERAL OPTIONS

entitytype

Required. Type of virtual items from datacenter,folder,resource pool and host.

name

Required. Name of the virtual item mentioned in the entity option. if e.g. host is given in entitytype option and give host name in name option then the hiercharcy of all the item in that particular host will be displayed


EXAMPLES

Display the hiercharcy of all the items in a datacenter

 vidiscovery.pl --url https://<host>:<port>/sdk/vimService --username
 myuser --password mypassword  --entitytype datacenter --name myDatacenter

Display the hiercharcy of all the items in a pool

 vidiscovery.pl --url https://<host>:<port>/sdk/vimService --username
 myuser --password mypassword  --entitytype pool --name myPool


SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

All operations work with VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.1 or later.

All operations work with VMware ESX server 3.0.1 or later.