Snaphunter: overview of your snapshots

vmwarelogoOn xtravirt.com you can download SnapHunter. SnapHunter is an ESX3 Service Console utility which can report back on the Snapshot status of VM’s from multiple ESX Servers. It has the following features:

  • identify VM’s which contain snapshots
  • show size, date and name of snapshot
  • optionally commit snapshots
  • email reporting and scheduling

SnapHunter has no GUI. It runs on the Service Console and is command-line based.
After installation of SnapHunter, the following parameters can be used:

-hostname,-h
hostname of VC or ESX server. Required for SsID retrieval or use of -removesnaps switch.

-username,-u
Username for specified host.

-password,-p
Password for specified username

-mailserver
SMTP server for sending email report

-mailfrom
Sender sddress for email report

-mailto
Recipient address for email report

-removesnaps, -r
automatically commit all snapshots found. Not available in reporting or scheduled mode
USE WITH CAUTION CURRENTLY NO CONFIRM, JUST AUTO-COMMIT

-config, -c
Read options from config file. please see provided sample.

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