Need to export info on vm's for reporting

I have vmware esx 3.x.  I need to do reporting with spreadsheets.  Is there a way to export out a list of the vm names in my vm servers and it's associated server names, description, etc...?

Any how-to's out there?

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Joshua1909Connect With a Mentor Commented:
This tool is very good and will export a LOT of information about your esx hosts, ,configuration, misconfigurations, etc. (and it's free)
and user manual
It currently only works on ESX 3.x but that should be okay for you--just something to keep in mind.
ConUladhConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You could also query the underlying database directly if you have any SQL database tools /reporting software installed.

I can query our Virtual Centre databse from SQL Server Management Studio for example
Joshua1909Connect With a Mentor Commented:
There are also commercial programs available like:
Lots of export options:
bgoeringConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can also use VMware's RCLI (
) to do all kind of things.

vmware-cmd -l > machinelist.txt

Will get a list of machines that you could put into a spreadsheet.
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