Quicktip: How to find the VMware versions on command line

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You can query the version and build number of VMware products on command line.

ESXi:

1[root@r630:~] vmware -v
2VMware ESXi 7.0.3 build-18644231

vCenter:

1root@vcsa [ ~ ]# vpxd -v
2VMware VirtualCenter 7.0.3 build-18778458

vROPS:

1root@vRealizeClusterNode [ ~ ]# cat /etc/vmware/.buildInfo | grep RELEASENUMBER | sed "s/.*://"
28.6.0.18741589

LogInsight:

1root@loginsight [ ~ ]# /usr/lib/loginsight/application/bin/loginsight version
28.6.0-18703301

Skyline Collector:

1root@skyline [ ~ ]# vamicli version --appliance
2Version - 3.0.0.0 Build 18775414
3Description - Skyline Appliance version 3.0.0.0