The vSphere Management SDK is a bundle that contains a set of VMware vSphere SDKs. Each SDK supports the development of management applications that call VMware API functions to access vSphere servers.

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The vSphere Management SDK includes the following APIs and SDKs:

  • VMware Web Services SDK
  • VMware vCenter Single Sign-On SDK
  • VMware Storage Policy SDK
  • VMware Storage Monitoring Service API
  • vCenter Solutions Manager, vSphere ESX Agent Manager, and vServices SDK
  • VMware CIM SMASH/Server Management API