Your vRealize Operations Manager 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.

About this task

For this example use case, the API-URL for the vRealize Operations Manager instance is vrealize.example.com.

Prerequisites

Verify that you can log in to the API URL for a vRealize Operations Manager instance. See Acquire an Authentication Token.

Procedure

  1. Make a GET request to list all the solutions.
    GET https://vrealize.example.com/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.

Adapter Types for the vSphere Solution

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

Request header:

GET https://vrealize.example.com/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.