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VMware-vSphere-CLI commands for backup of esxi host configurations

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Dear Experts:

Have installed VMware-vSphere-CLI-5.0.0 on windows 7 pro laptop now would like to take the Esxi host configurations backup for the Esxi host and Vcenter as a appliance.

when execute the below command iam getting an error

C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\bin>vicfg-cfgbackup.pl 192.168.
1.218
Enter username: root
Enter password:
Error connecting to server at 'https://localhost/sdk/webService': Perhaps host i
s not a vCenter or ESX server

my esxi host ip is 192.168.1.250 and vcenter ip is 192.168.1.218

please provide me the command syntax for the backup.
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