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We are working to get a large (inherited) VMware ESX 3.5 environment with multiple SANs under control. We first need to create a diagram / Excel spreadsheet / whatever that explains what VM is stored where. This is a rather time-consuming task to complete by just using the VI client to copy down everything. Is there a good script or tool out there that can do this for us?

I would like to see: VM Name, LUN, Actual file-name/location of VMDK/VMX, Power State, Host

Any ideas?

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I use a simple utility rvtools for this

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Fantastic! This gave me what I needed in just a few seconds. What a relief! – rayrayrayraydog Jun 8 '10 at 19:29

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