NAME

viversion.pl - Displays system information like the name, type, and version.


SYNOPSIS

 viversion.pl --aboutservice <all|apiinfo|product|version|ostype>
              --aboutviperl <version> [options]


DESCRIPTION

This command displays the system information like the name, type, version, and build number.


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, and ostype.


EXAMPLES

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

 perl viversion.pl --url https://<ipaddress>:<port>/sdk/webService --username myuser
  --password mypassword --aboutservice product

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

 perl viversion.pl --url https://<ipaddress>:<port>/sdk/webService --username myuser
  --password mypassword --aboutservice version

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

 perl viversion.pl --url https://<ipaddress>:<port>/sdk/webService --username myuser
  --password mypassword --aboutservice all

Displaying perltoolkit information:

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


SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

All operations work with VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.1 and VMware ESX server 3.0.1