VMware vCenter REST API Data Collection

info Nessus Plugin ID 145402
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Collects all data from VMware vCenter via the REST API.


Collects vSphere host data from the targeted VMware vCenter host via the REST API.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 145402

File Name: vmware_vcenter_rest_collect.nbin

Version: 1.18

Type: remote

Published: 1/25/2021

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: vmware_vcenter_settings.nbin, vmware_vcenter_detect.nbin, vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter, cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter_server

Required KB Items: Host/vCenter/host, Host/vCenter/port, Host/vCenter/ssl, Host/vCenter/verify_ssl, Secret/vCenter/username, Secret/vCenter/password