Tag: api

Object notfound in vRO using the vCloud Director plugin

Object notfound in vRO using the vCloud Director plugin
A strange behavior has happened just after vRO installation and vCloud director plugin configuration, I wasn’t able to interact with any objects managed by the vcloud director plugin. I created a simple workflow on my lab to illustrate the issue. The workflow cannot be more basic as it has only a single line of code to display the name of the vcloud:organization object provided on the input. This simple workflow cannot display the organization name...

REST ❤ Swagger, 2 minutes to create an API SDK ⏱ – Codegen Demo – Part 2

REST ❤ Swagger, 2 minutes to create an API SDK ⏱ – Codegen Demo – Part 2
After a short introduction of Swagger Codegen and the context of the demo made for a French vMUG Webinar, we will see how to apply this to VMware products like vCenter and vCloud Director. As this post is following the steps made in the part 1, I strongly encourage you to start with the previous post. Pre-requisites vCenter SDK with Codegen Prepare a client object Get a new session Get some content vCloud Director SDK...

REST ❤ Swagger, 2 minutes to create an API SDK ⏱ – Codegen Demo – Part 1

REST ❤ Swagger, 2 minutes to create an API SDK ⏱ – Codegen Demo – Part 1
On March 30th, I presented a webinar to the French VMUG community on the REST API subject and in particular on the way to generate API SDK clients without writing any code. Slide deck is published (only in french, sorry) here: vupti.me/rls. As said in the slide deck, this presentation was greatly inspired by a VMworld session: {CODE2216E} The art of code that writes code (Kyle Ruddy @ VMware Inc.). I cannot encourage you enough...

Use the vRealize Automation REST API on vRealize Orchestrator

The vRealize Automation REST API can be used on vRealize Orchestrator directly with the vCACCAFE plugin, instead of using the HTTP-REST plugin, which can be much more simplier. Get the vRA REST endpoint Find the vCAC endpoint Using the vRA REST API on vRO Get the vRA REST endpoint If you have already used the vRealize Automation REST API, you should have noticed that there is around twenty endpoints ! On this article, we’ll take...