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Mastering PowerCLI by Sajal Debnath

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Using the vSphere API

Before we move ahead and talk about performing various tasks using vSphere APIs, let's first see how we can utilize them to our advantage. The vSphere API reference is available at vSphere 6.0 Documentation Center (http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-60/index.jsp). On the documentation page, you need to go to vSphere API/SDK Documentation | vSphere Management SDK | vSphere Web Services SDK Documentation | VMware vSphere API Reference:

Using the vSphere API

If you look closely, you will see that there are different types of Object categories available:

  • Managed Object types: This is a core data structure of the server-side object model. Instances of various ...

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