Your vRealize Operations Cloud instance may have several solutions installed. To find the vSphere solution and its adapter types, you make a GET request to retrieve a list of all solutions. The response includes all the adapters included with the solution.

For this example use case, the API-URL for the vRealize Operations Cloud instance is mgmt.cloud.vmware.com.

Prerequisites

Verify that you can log in to the API URL for a vRealize Operations Cloud instance.

Procedure

  1. Make a GET request to list all the solutions.
    GET https://www.mgmt.cloud.vmware.com/vrops-cloud/suite-api/api/solutions
  2. Examine the response to find the vSphere solution and its adapter types.
    See the response portion of Adapter Types for the vSphere Solution.

Example: Adapter Types for the vSphere Solution

This example lists all the installed solutions and the adapter types for each.

Request header:
GET https://www.mgmt.cloud.vmware.com/vrops-cloud/suite-api/api/solutions
The response in JSON:
200 OK
{
  "solution": 
    {
      "id": "MPforLogInsight",
      "name": "VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Log Insight",
      "version": "6.0.3171089",
      "description": "VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Log Insight... ",
      "vendor": "VMware Inc.",
      "adapterKindKeys": [
        "LogInsightAdapter"
      ]
    },
    {
      "id": "ep-ops-os-and-availability",
      "name": "Operating Systems / Remote Service Monitoring",
      "version": "1.0.4071095",
      "description": "The End Point Operations Management Solution for Operating... ",
      "vendor": "VMware Inc.",
      "adapterKindKeys": [
        "ep-ops-os-and-availability-kind"
      ]
    },
    {
      "id": "VMware vSphere",
      "name": "VMware vSphere",
      "version": "6.0.7496664",
      "description": "Manages vSphere objects such as Clusters, Hosts...",
      "vendor": "VMware Inc.",
      "adapterKindKeys": [
        "VMWARE",
        "PythonRemediationVcenterAdapter"
      ]  
    }
  ]
}
The response shows three solutions installed:
  • Management Pack for Log Insight solution
  • End Point Operations solution
  • vSphere solution
The vSphere solution has two adapter types:
  • VMWARE
  • PythonRemediationVcenterAdapter
For the vCenter adapter, the adapter type is VMWARE.