You can use the software profile get command to display the currently installed image profile and acceptance level for the specified host.

This command also shows details of the installed image profile history, including profile modifications.

When you specify a target server by using --server=server_name, the server prompts you for a user name and password. Other connection options, such as a configuration file or session file, are supported. For a list of connection options, see Getting Started with vSphere Command-Line Interfaces, or run esxcli --help at the vCLI command prompt.


Install vCLI or deploy the vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) virtual machine. See Getting Started with vSphere Command-Line Interfaces. For troubleshooting, run esxcli commands in the ESXi Shell.


  1. Enter the following command.
    esxcli --server=server_name software profile get
  2. Review the output.