ESXCLI poster

ESXCLI poster with all namespace for all version from 5.0.0 to 6.0.0 and all ESXi build. Display also inconsistent parameters inter/intra version.

Update 19/04/2015: Issue with “esxcli vmware vxlan commands” and vSphere 6
I have noticed a little late the information below in the vCLI release note for 6.0
The following ESXCLI commands are no longer included on an ESXi host by default. They become available after the host has been prepared for VXLAN.
esxcli vmware vxlan commands

I have extracted all commands available by default for ESXi 6.0, but it will be necessary to do the same when the host has been prepared for VXLAN.
Identify all differences between the two set of data extracted.
And finally update the poster.

Update 17/03/2015: Add vSphere 6 and two others builds
471 commands now – 64 introduced with vSphere 6
2509828 – ESXi 5.0 Patch 11
2456374 – ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 6
2494585 – ESXi 6.0 GA

“ESXCLI poster” is the first poster in this blog.
However, maybe “mural” is a better definition for this one.

This is a visual representation of all namespaces in ESXCLI for ESXi version 5.0.0, 5.1.0 ,5.5.0 and 6.0.0 for all ESXi build that I have tested so far.

Moreover, command parameters are not necessary consistent between ESXi version and between ESXi build within the same version.
Information regarding these inconsistencies are provided for each command when it is the case.
More details regarding this topic in this post. ESXCLI documentation deep dive.

You will find below the “mural” in a GIF version.
ESXCLI poster 17_03_2015

You will find below the original Visio file. Feel free to edit it according to your needs.
ESXCLI poster 17_03_2015

This poster will be updated as regularly as possible to take into account all new ESXi build.
Consequently an update is to be expected very soon when ESXi 6.0 will be released.

This poster is valid only for the ESXi build tested so far.

ESXi build tested so far:

VersionNameBuildImage Profile
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 GA469512VMware-VMvisor-Installer-5.0.0-469512.x86_64
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 1474610ESXi-5.0.0-20110904001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 1504890ESXi-5.0.0-20111104001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 2515841ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Update 1623860ESXi-5.0.0-20120302001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 3702118ESXi-5.0.0-20120504001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 4721882ESXi-5.0.0-20120604001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 3768111ESXi-5.0.0-20120704001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 4821926ESXi-5.0.0-20120904001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Update 2914586ESXi-5.0.0-20121202001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 51024429ESXi-5.0.0-20130304001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 51117897ESXi-5.0.0-20130504001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 61254542ESXi-5.0.0-20130804001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Update 31311175ESXi-5.0.0-20131002001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 71489271ESXi-5.0.0-20140104001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 81851670ESXi-5.0.0-20140504001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 61918656ESXi-5.0.0-20140704001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 92000308ESXi-5.0.0-20140804001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 102312428ESXi-5.0.0-20141204001-standard
5.0.0ESXi 5.0 Patch 112509828ESXi-5.0.0-20150204001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1.0 GA799733VMware-VMvisor-Installer-5.1.0-799733.x86_64
5.1.0ESXi 5.1.0a838463ESXi-5.1.0-20121004001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Patch 1914609ESXi-5.1.0-20121204001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 21021289ESXi-5.1.0-20130304001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Update 11065491ESXi-5.1.0-20130402001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 31117900ESXi-5.1.0-20130504001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Patch 21157734ESXi-5.1.0-20130704001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Patch 31312873ESXi-5.1.0-20131004001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Update 21483097ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 41612806ESXi-5.1.0-20140204001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Patch 41743533ESXi-5.1.0-20140404001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 51900470ESXi-5.1.0-20140604001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Patch 52000251ESXi-5.1.0-20140704001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Patch 62191751ESXi-5.1.0-20141004001-standard
5.1.0ESXi 5.1 Update 32323236ESXi-5.1.0-20141202001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 GA1331820VMware-VMvisor-Installer-5.5.0-1331820.x86_64
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Patch 11474528ESXi-5.5.0-20131204001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Update 11623387ESXi-5.5.0-20140302001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Update 1a1746018ESXi-5.5.0-20140404001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 31746974ESXi-5.5.0-20140401020s-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 41881737ESXi-5.5.0-20140604001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Patch 21892794ESXi-5.5.0-20140704001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Update 22068190ESXi-5.5.0-20140902001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Patch 32143827ESXi-5.5.0-20141004001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 52302651ESXi-5.5.0-20141204001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Patch 42403361ESXi-5.5.0-20150104001-standard
5.5.0ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 62456374ESXi-5.5.0-20150204001-standard
6.0.0ESXi 6.0 GA2494585ESXi-6.0.0-2494585-standard

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