esxcli hardware Commands

Command Description Options Help
hardware bootdevice list List the boot device order, if available, for this host.
--help
Show the help message.
hardware clock get Disply the current hardware clock time.
--help
Show the help message.
hardware clock set Set the hardware clock time. Any missing parameters will default to the current time.
--day | -d
Day
--hour | -H
Hour
--min | -m
Minute
--month | -M
Month
--sec | -s
Second
--year | -y
Year
--help
Show the help message.
hardware cpu list List all of the CPUs on this host.
--help
Show the help message.
hardware cpu cpuid get Get CPUID fields for the given CPU.
--cpu | -c
The ID of the CPU to query for CPUID data (required)
--help
Show the help message.
hardware cpu global get Get properties that are global to all CPUs.
--help
Show the help message.
hardware cpu global set Set properties that are global to all CPUs.
--hyperthreading | -t
Enable or disable hyperthreading (required)
--help
Show the help message.
hardware ipmi fru get Get IPMI Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) device details.
--ignore-missing | -i
Do not fail command if ipmi device is not present
--include-pretty-raw | -p
Include a hex dump where each byte is separated by a space and its value is presented with two hexidecimal characters using a leading zero if needed
--include-raw | -r
Include a hex dump where the value of each byte is presented as hexidecimal characters joined without spaces
--node | -n
Specify which IPMI device (0..3) to query, defaults to 'all' for all ipmi nodes
--help
Show the help message.
hardware ipmi fru list List IPMI Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) inventory.
--ignore-missing | -i
Do not fail command if ipmi device is not present
--include-pretty-raw | -p
Include a hex dump where each byte is separated by a space and its value is presented with two hexidecimal characters using a leading zero if needed
--include-raw | -r
Include a hex dump where the value of each byte is presented as hexidecimal characters joined without spaces
--node | -n
Specify which IPMI device (0..3) to query, defaults to 'all' for all ipmi nodes
--help
Show the help message.
hardware ipmi sdr get Get IPMI Sensor Data Repository (SDR) properties.
--ignore-missing | -i
Do not fail command if ipmi device is not present
--include-pretty-raw | -p
Include a hex dump where each byte is separated by a space and its value is presented with two hexidecimal characters using a leading zero if needed
--include-raw | -r
Include a hex dump where the value of each byte is presented as hexidecimal characters joined without spaces
--node | -n
Specify which IPMI device (0..3) to query, defaults to 'all' for all ipmi nodes
--help
Show the help message.
hardware ipmi sdr list List IPMI Sensor Data Repository.
--formatter | -f
Override the formatter to use for a given command. Available formatter: simple ,table
--ignore-missing | -i
Do not fail command if ipmi device is not present
--include-pretty-raw | -p
Include a hex dump where each byte is separated by a space and its value is presented with two hexidecimal characters using a leading zero if needed
--include-raw | -r
Include a hex dump where the value of each byte is presented as hexidecimal characters joined without spaces
--node | -n
Specify which IPMI device (0..3) to query, defaults to 'all' for all ipmi nodes
--help
Show the help message.
hardware ipmi sel clear Clear IPMI System Event Log.
--ignore-missing | -i
Do not fail command if ipmi device is not present
--include-pretty-raw | -p
Include a hex dump where each byte is separated by a space and its value is presented with two hexidecimal characters using a leading zero if needed
--include-raw | -r
Include a hex dump where the value of each byte is presented as hexidecimal characters joined without spaces
--node | -n
Specify which IPMI device (0..3) to query, defaults to 'all' for all ipmi nodes
--help
Show the help message.
hardware ipmi sel get Get IPMI System Event Log (SEL) properties.
--ignore-missing | -i
Do not fail command if ipmi device is not present
--include-pretty-raw | -p
Include a hex dump where each byte is separated by a space and its value is presented with two hexidecimal characters using a leading zero if needed
--include-raw | -r
Include a hex dump where the value of each byte is presented as hexidecimal characters joined without spaces
--node | -n
Specify which IPMI device (0..3) to query, defaults to 'all' for all ipmi nodes
--help
Show the help message.
hardware ipmi sel list List IPMI System Event Log.
--ignore-missing | -i
Do not fail command if ipmi device is not present
--include-pretty-raw | -p
Include a hex dump where each byte is separated by a space and its value is presented with two hexidecimal characters using a leading zero if needed
--include-raw | -r
Include a hex dump where the value of each byte is presented as hexidecimal characters joined without spaces
--node | -n
Specify which IPMI device (0..3) to query, defaults to 'all' for all ipmi nodes
--help
Show the help message.
hardware memory get Get information about memory.
--help
Show the help message.
hardware pci list List all of the PCI devices on this host.
--class | -c
Filter the PCI devices based on their hexadecimal Class ID
--mask | -m
Mask the filter provided by the class flag
--help
Show the help message.
hardware platform get Get information about the platform
--help
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hardware smartcard certificate list Certificates from inserted smart cards.
--slot | -s
List certificates from only the token in the given slot.
--help
Show the help message.
hardware smartcard info get Information about the smart card subsystem.
--help
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hardware smartcard slot list Information about connected smart card readers.
--help
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hardware smartcard token list Information about inserted smart cards.
--slot | -s
List tokens only for the given slot.
--help
Show the help message.
hardware trustedboot get Information about the status of trusted boot. (TPM, DRTM status)
--help
Show the help message.