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which table in vcenter database saves all hosts information

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I have three vcenter servers, in every environment there are 30-40 hosts. My boss asked me to make a spreedsheet of all hardware spec of all hosts. How can I do it fast?

I can see the spec from the summary tab, but I can't copy paste or export it out. I want to get a fast way. since I have access to the backend database, I think I can do it through the database.

Thank you.
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Question by:Jason Yu
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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If you want to do it FAST.... download and use RV Tools from

http://www.robware.net/

This is a standalone application which uses your username and password to connect to vCenter Server, and quickly collects all the data, and you can export to Excel, in seconds for a quick report!

This is the vHosts tab, which I think this is the output you require for your boss!

vHosts by RV Tools!
You could always tell him, it took you all day, and go for an early lunch, or coffee!!!
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by:Uni Kitty
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You could always tell him, it took you all day, and go for an early lunch, or coffee!!!

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Brilliant!
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by:Jason Yu
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It works great, thank you very much.
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by:Jason Yu
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Sure, that's a good advise.
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by:Jason Yu
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quick respond and right answer!
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No problems now go for that coffee! Always here at EE, to save you time!
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