NAME

fusioninventory-esx - vCenter/ESX/ESXi remote inventory from command line

SYNOPSIS

fusioninventory-esx –host <host> –user <user> –password <password> –directory <directory>

Options:
  --help                 this menu
  --host hostname        ESX server hostname
  --user username        user name
  --password xxxx        user password
  --directory directory  output directory
  --tag tag              tag for the inventoried machine

EXAMPLES

% fusioninventory-esx --host myesx --user foo --password bar --directory /tmp

You can import the .ocs file in your inventory server with the fusioninventory-injector tool.

% fusioninventory-injector -v --file /tmp/\*.ocs -u https://myserver/ocsinventory

DESCRIPTION

fusioninventory-esx creates inventory of remote ESX/ESXi and vCenter VMware. It uses the SOAP interface of the remote server.

Supported systems:

  • ESX and ESXi 3.5
  • ESX and ESXi 4.1
  • ESXi 5.0
  • vCenter 4.1
  • vCenter 5.0

Active Directory users, please note the AD authentication doesn’t work. You must create a account on the VMware server.

LIMITATION

So far, ESX serial number are not collected.

SECURITY

The SSL hostname check of the server is disabled.