New vSAN Management 6.6 API / SDKs / CLIs

With all the new awesome capabilities that have been introduced in vSAN 6.6, there is just as much Automation goodness that will be available for our customers to consume to help them easily mange and operate at scale. vSAN Management 6.6 API Below are all the new Managed Objects that have been introduced in the new vSAN Management 6.6 API. This […]

Using the vSphere API to remotely generate ESXi performance support bundles

This is a follow-up post from my previous article on how to run a script using a vCenter Alarm action in the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA). What I had demonstrated was using a pyvmomi (vSphere SDK for Python) script to be triggered automatically to generate a VMware Support Bundle for all ESXi hosts for a given […]

How to run a script from a vCenter Alarm action in the VCSA?

As more and more customers transition from the vCenter Server for Windows to the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA), a question that I get from time to time is how do I run a script using a vCenter Alarm from the VCSA? Traditionally, customers would create and run Windows specific scripts such as a simple batch script or a […]

Getting started with the new VSAN 6.2 Management API

As I have previously written, with the release of VSAN 6.2 (vSphere 6.0 Update 2), a new VSAN Management API has been introduced which allows developers, partners and administrators to automate all aspects of VSAN functionality including: complete lifecycle (install, upgrade, patch), monitoring (including RVC and VSAN Observer capabilities), configuration and troubleshooting. Simply put, anything that […]

pyvmomi (vSphere SDK for Python) 5.5.0-2014.1 released!

The 5.5.0-2014.1 release of @pyvmomi is now available — Shawn Hartsock (@hartsock) August 15, 2014 I just saw an awesome update from Shawn Hartsock, a fellow VMware colleague. For those of you who do not know him, Shawn works in our Ecosystems and Solutions Engineering (EASE) organization and is the primary maintainer of VMware’s […]