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Looking for a way to export VMWare VM's to a txt or csv file

Posted on 2013-06-25
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Hello Everyone,
I was wondering if their is a way to export a list of VM's from a cluster that would include basic info like name, hdd size, number of cpu's and ram and push it to a txt or csv file?

i have the the VMWare PowerCLI installed
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Get-VM -VMMServer ''vn-server' | select VMHost, name , Memory, CPUCount , Status | export-csv c:\temp\vm_info.csv -NoTypeInformation 

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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But there is really no need to use PowerCLI, you can just Right Click Virtual Machines, in the virtual machines Tab, and select Export List!

and select your header fields to include details you want in the html or csv report!

exportlist
using the vSphere Client!

how about using RV Tools - http://www.robware.net/

it allows you to select a a lot of information, and export to CSV
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by:msidnam
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Thank you. All the times ive been in that area to export system logs, i never once thought export list was for VM's.

Thank you.
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