vRealize CloudClient 3.5.0

vRealize CloudClient is a command-line utility that provides verb-based access with a unified interface across vRealize Automation APIs.

Use Case Highlights

  • Browse the catalog and submit a request
  • Approve a catalog request
  • Manage provisioned machines
  • Create tenants and groups
  • Configure IaaS, including endpoints, data collection, and reservations
  • Manage catalog services and entitlements
  • Import and export blueprints and other content to human-readable format
  • Submit authenticated vRealize Automation API calls from the command line
  • Automate updates to VM reservations following SRM failover
  • Execute vRealize Orchestrator workflows

Features and Benefits

  • Standardized command-line interface that remains stable as underlying APIs evolve
  • Auto login for scripting (password and keyfiles)
  • JSON, CSV, and tabular formatting
  • File export
  • Sample scripts to demonstrate common scenarios
  • Plugin model enables extensibility to additional use cases

What's New in 3.5

vRealize CloudClient 3.5 introduces the following enhancements:

  • CloudClient documentation provides comprehensive information about valid values for command parameters.
  • Usability improvements.
    • Submitting a resource action on a provisioned item now returns a request ID so that you can track the progress of the submitted action.
    • Request parameters, such as Cpu and MemoryMb, are now case-insensitive.
    • CloudClient returns No data found rather than an error when a list has zero results.

For additional details, refer to the release notes.


For information about CloudClient compatibility with VMware products, refer to the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix.

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vRealize CloudClient 3.5.0 [4389236]     Download

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