How to use vSphere cli

vSphere cli is a command line interface, where we can use to run commands on esx hosts.This is an alternative option for putty.We can install vSphere cli on any server/desktop in your network.

Below are the steps

  1. Download vSphere cli from


  1. Once you installed vSphere cli, you can browse the below path and run the commands. Most of the commands are written in activepearl scripting language.


  1. We can get help for all the commands using –help parameter.


  1. As a example, we can use vicfg-vminc commands to configure our network interfaces


  1. We can use command do the virtual machine operations.


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