Adding/updating a custom field to VM

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addVMCustomField.pl

author: William Lam

Description

Allows you to create a custom field and value to the vmx configuration file of your VM.

Usage:

This will add a new custom field to all VMs called SERVER_TYPE and the operation is an add

[vi-admin@scofield ~]$ ./addVMCountCustomField.pl --server reflex.primp-industries.com --username primp --key SERVER_TYPE --operation add
Enter password:

Updates the VM named "Kate" with the value "PRODUCTION" to the custom field "SERVER_TYPE". For this, you'll use the operation update

[vi-admin@scofield ~]$ ./addVMCountCustomField.pl --server reflex.primp-industries.com --username primp --key SERVER_TYPE --value PRODUCTION --operation update --vmname kate
Enter password:

Location

http://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-10550