vRealize CloudClient

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 Was New in 4.0

vRealize CloudClient 4.0 introduced the following enhancements:

  • Support for importing and exporting blueprints, software components, property groups, property definitions, and XaaS (formerly Advanced Service Designer) content
  • Updates to CloudClient commands for compatibility with vRealize Automation 7.0
  • Contextual auto-completion of command options
  • New commands for making authenticated vRealize Automation API calls from the command line
  • Support for removing a machine from management by vRealize Automation and removing inactive compute resources
  • Support for Site Recovery Manager 6


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

Tags: cloud


Name Version Size MD5      
vRealize CloudClient 4.0.0 57.7 MB 95d79b6d0e55d037bba68b666daa5c01   Download