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Creating a Virtualization Client (VMware command line)

Create a virtualization client to serve as a single administration point for a vCenter.

Before You Begin

Procedure

  1. Log in to the CommServe host using the qlogin command.
  2. Execute the following command from the software_installation_directory/Base folder after substituting the parameter values.

    qoperation execute -af create_client_template.xml -client/clientName xxxxx -vcenterHostName xxxxx -userName xxxxx -password xxxxx -entity/clientName xxxxx

    For example, the following command creates the "VMwareClient1" virtualization client, specifies the vCenter hostname and sets its credentials, and specifies "proxy1" as the proxy client.

    qoperation execute -af create_client_template.xml -client/clientName proxy1 -vcenterHostName vCenter1 -userName admin -password pass123 -entity/clientName VMwareClient1

The following table describes the XML parameters used in the above command:

Parameter

Description of Parameter Values

client/clientName

Name of the proxy computer to be used for backup operations.

entity/clientName

Display name for the new vCenter client.

vcenterHostName

Host name of the vCenter to be added as a client.

userName

The user name of the account associated with the vCenter.

password

The password associated with the vCenter user account.

Related Commands

To delete an existing client, use the qdelete client command.

Last modified: 3/13/2019 8:03:31 PM