NAME

viversion.pl - Displayes the entire information about the system.


SYNOPSIS

 viversion.pl --aboutService <all|apiInfo|product|version|osType>[options]


DESCRIPTION

This VI Perl command-line utility displays the system information like the name, type, version, and build number.


OPTIONS

GENERAL OPTIONS

aboutviperl

Optional. Version information about the ViPerl toolkit

aboutService

Required. This data object type describes system information including the name, type, version, and build number etc. Options are apiInfo,product,version,osType.


EXAMPLES

Displaying the product information, which include FullName OsType and productLineId::

perl viversion.pl --url https://<host>:<port>/sdk/vimService --username myuser --password mypassword --aboutService product

Displaying the version information, which include name and version::

perl viversion.pl --url https://<host>:<port>/sdk/vimService --username myuser --password mypassword --aboutService version

Displaying all the aboutInfo contents name, type, version, and build number etc::

perl viversion.pl --url https://<host>:<port>/sdk/vimService --username myuser --password mypassword --aboutService all

Displaying perltoolkit information:

perl viversion.pl --url https://<host>:<port>/sdk/vimService --username myuser --password mypassword --aboutviperl version


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.