vSphere Management SDK 5.1 Release Notes
|Any version numbers contained in this document are placeholders
and do not represent any commitment by VMware to have any specific
features in the software included in any specific versions.
The vSphere Management SDK is a collection of software development kits
for the vSphere management programming environment. The vSphere Management SDK
contains the following vSphere SDKs.
|vSphere Web Services SDK
||Supports the vSphere API which provides access to vSphere Server Web services.
|vSphere vCenter Storage Monitoring Service (SMS) SDK
||Supports the SMS API which provides access to the vCenter Storage Monitoring Web service.
|vSphere ESX Agent Manager (EAM) SDK
||Supports the EAM API which provides access to vSphere management components.
|vCenter Single Sign On SDK
||Supports the use of SAML tokens for client participation
in single sign-on sessions with a vCenter Server.
When you extract the contents of the
you create the following sub-directories for the individual SDKs:
For information about the different APIs, see the
VMware vSphere Documentation Center. The relevant portion of the table of contents is shown here:
vSphere API/SDK Documentation
vSphere Management SDK
vSphere Web Services SDK Documentation
Developer's Setup Guide
vSphere Web Services SDK Programming Guide
VMware vSphere API Reference
Using a Proxy with vSphere Virtual Serial Ports
vCenter Single Sign On SDK
VMware CIM SMASH/Server Management API for ESXi Documentation
vSphere vCenter Storage Monitoring Service (SMS) API Reference
vCenter Solutions Manager, vServices, and vSphere ESX Agent Manager SDK Documentation