VDS and 3rd Party VDS Info

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    Using the vSphere API, you can display information on both a vSphere Distributed Virtual  Switch and 3rd Party VDS solutions such as the Cisco Nexus 1KV. Below is an example using the vSphere SDK for Perl to pull information from both....



    vCLI/vSphere SDK for Perl installed on a system or using VMware vMA


    Example output:


    $ ./vdsInfo.pl --server vcenter-01 --username root 

    VDSName: dvSwitch-01
    VDSDescription: This is a VMware Distributed Virtual Switch
    VDSVendor: VMware
    VDSModel: DVS
    VDSBuild: 00000
    VDSBundleId: N/A
    VDSVersion: 4.1.0
    NumPorts: 128
    NumDVPortgroups: 2
    NumHosts: 1
    NumVMs: 1

    VDSName: VSM
    VDSDescription: Cisco_Nexus_1000V_136945814
    VDSVendor: Cisco Systems Inc.
    VDSModel: Cisco Nexus 1000V
    VDSBuild: 00000
    VDSBundleId: VEM400-201101030-RG
    VDSVersion: 4.0
    NumPorts: 160
    NumDVPortgroups: 11
    NumHosts: 3
    NumVMs: 3