You can use the vRealize Automation REST API to create an external, NAT, private, or routed network profile.

Prerequisites

  • Log in to vRealize Automation as a tenant administrator.

  • Verify that the host name and fully qualified domain name of the vRealize Automation instance are available.

  • If you are not using the API Explorer, verify that you have a valid HTTP bearer token that matches your login credentials. See REST API Authentication.

Procedure

Use the following sample command to create an external, NAT, private, or routed network profile.
curl --insecure -H "Accept:application/json" 
-H "Authorization: Bearer $token" 
https://$host/iaas-proxy-provider/api/$networkProfileID -d “
{
  "@type": "ExternalNetworkProfile",
  "name": "externalTestCreate",
  "description": "",
  "isHidden": false,
  "definedRanges": [
    {
      "name": "range",
      "description": "",
      "beginIPv4Address": "10.110.183.221",
      "endIPv4Address": "10.110.183.240",
      "state": "UNALLOCATED"
    }
  ],
  "profileType": "EXTERNAL",
  "subnetMask": "255.255.255.0",
  "gatewayAddress": "10.110.183.253",
  "primaryDnsAddress": "10.110.182.45",
  "secondaryDnsAddress": "",
  "dnsSuffix": "mycompany.com",
  "dnsSearchSuffix": "",
  "primaryWinsAddress": "10.0.0.1",
  "secondaryWinsAddress": ""
}  
“

The following JSON output is returned based on the command input. The output contains an empty HTTP response body and the following or similar header statement. Copy the location URL into a text editor for future use.

Location:
https://vcac148-084-241.eng.mycompany.com/iaas-proxy-provider/api/network/profiles/263b80f5-d34f-47f2-b0b1-5a3db991c2e9