glpi-esx

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The informations on this man page are probably outdated.

NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

glpi-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

Advanced options:
  --dump                 also dump esx host full info datas in a *-hostfullinfo.dump file
  --dumpfile file        generate one inventory from a *-hostfullinfo.dump file

EXAMPLES

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

You can import the .xml file in your inventory server with the glpi-injector tool.

% glpi-injector -v --file /tmp/*.xml -u https://example/

DESCRIPTION

glpi-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.