connect.pl - connects to and disconnects from either an ESX server host or a Virtual Center host.
This VI Perl command-line utility connects to an ESX server host or a Virtual Center host, retrieves the server host time, and disconnects.
connect.pl --url https://<host>:<port>/sdk/vimService --username myuser --password mypassword
All operations work with VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.1 or later.
All operations work with VMware ESX Server 3.0.1 or later.