Scripting Object - VcAboutInfo

Attribute of
VcHostConfigInfo, VcHostConfigSummary, VcSdkConnection, VcServiceContent

Scripting Object Description

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

Attributes

Name Type Description
apiTypeString

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 VMware Server host.
@since VI API 2.5
apiVersionString

The version of the API as a dot-separated string. For example, "1.0.0". @since VI API 2.5
buildString

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. @since VI API 2.5
dynamicPropertyVcDynamicProperty []

@since Unknown
dynamicTypeString

@since Unknown
fullNameString

The complete product name, including the version information. @since VI API 2.5
instanceUuidString

A globally unique identifier associated with this service instance. @since vSphere API 4.0
licenseProductNameString

The license product name @since vSphere API 4.0
licenseProductVersionString

The license product version @since vSphere API 4.0
localeBuildString

Build number for the current session's locale. Typically, this is a small number reflecting a localization change from the normal product build. @since VI API 2.5
localeVersionString

Version of the message catalog for the current session's locale. @since VI API 2.5
nameString

Short form of the product name. @since VI API 2.5
osTypeString

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.
@since VI API 2.5
productLineIdString

The product ID is a unique identifier for a product line.

Examples of values are:

  • "gsx" - For the VMware Server product.
  • "esx" - For the ESX product.
  • "embeddedEsx" - For the ESXi product.
  • "vpx" - For the VirtualCenter product.
@since VI API 2.5
vendorString

Name of the vendor of this product. @since VI API 2.5
versionString

Dot-separated version string. For example, "1.2". @since VI API 2.5

Methods

Methods defined in this Scripting Object
None