#api #nsx

NSX-T API: Embedded Documentation and Postman Collection

NSX-T Manager provides a REST API to automate management activities. You can interact with the API using RESTful web service calls over HTTPS. But what about the API documentation? There are multiple ways to get to the NSX-T API documentation, such as embedded API documentation in the Manager, the API Explorer or using a Postman Collection. NSX-T API Documentation The best choice, in my opinion, is to use the embedded API documentation which is accessible via the help link in the Manager UI. ...

#api #nsx #powercli

How-To Use the new PowerCLI NSX-T Module

PowerCLI 6.5.3 was released 2 weeks ago (10 October 2017), and the major change is the introduction of the NSX-T module. Yep, you read correctly, NSX-T support in PowerCLI is here! :) Compared to PowerNSX, this module is being released as a low-level module (API access only): I’ll describe how-to use it below. NSX-T Cmdlets Three cmdlets are available: Connect-NsxtServer: quite obvious, establishes a connection to an NSX-T server. ...

#api #automation #nsx

NSX API, Automation and Unicorns

VMworld 2017 EMEA is already finished for some time, but I wanted to take a moment to thank the vBrownbag team for the opportunity to present a 12 minutes session on NSX API, Automation and Unicorns. Although the format is quite short, it was a great and rewarding experience! For the little story, I initially planned for a 30 minutes session when I submitted my abstract (below)…due to logistic and timing reasons, I ended up with a 12 minutes session: ...

#api #automation #nsx #sddc #vra

Deeper Native NSX Integration with vRealize Automation 7.3

VMware vRealize Automation 7.3 was released yesterday; although this is a dot release, it integrates many new features and improvements covering: Out-of-the-box support for t-shirt sizing Policy-based optimization of virtual machine placement Lifecycle with new APIs available for installation and upgrade REST APIs High availability (automated failover of PostgreSQL and IaaS manager services, etc.) New health service New integrations (Puppet, Admiral) Deeper integration for Azure (drag-and-drop Azure software components in the blueprint designer) ...