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Wednesday, 3 December 2014

vCLI Commands & ESXCLI Commands

Many times we want to configure the many attributes via command line so then we want to know what are the things we can only configure via vCLI commands and what are things we can configure from ESXCLI & vCLI  Commands. So here the complete chart of those commands
vCLI and ESXCLI Commands 
esxcli (new syntax)
resxtop (No ESXCLI equivalent)
See Using resxtop for Performance Monitoring. See the vSphere Resource Managementdocumentation for a detailed reference.
svmotion (No ESXCLI
vicfg-authconfig (No ESXCLI equivalent).
vicfg-cfgbackup (No ESXCLI equivalent), Cannot run against a vCenter Server system.
Sets both the partition (esxcli system coredump partition) and the network (esxcli system coredump network) to use for core dumps. Use this command to set up ESXi Dump Collector.
vicfg-ntp (No ESXCLI equivalent)
Manages the SNMP agent. Managing ESXi SNMP Agents. Using SNMP in a vSphere environment is discussed in detail in the vSphere Monitoring and Performancedocumentation.
The vCenter Server and Host Management documentation explains how to set up system logs using the vSphere Web Client.
vicfg-user (No ESXCLI equivalent)
The vSphere Security documentation discusses security implications of user management and custom roles.
vifs (No ESXCLI equivalent)
Run esxcli software vibagainst ESXi 5.0 and later.
Run vihostupdate against ESX/ESXi 4.x.
Run vihostupdate35 against ESX/ESXi 3.5.
You cannot run vihostupdate against ESXi 5.0 and later hosts.
vmkfstools (No ESXCLI equivalent)
vmware-cmd (No ESXCLI equivalent)
Info taken from VMware Documentation