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REST API Operations Index

All available vStats REST API Operations.


vStats

Acq Specs
get List Acq Specs
Returns information about all acquisition specifications. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
post Create Acq Specs
Create a new acquisition specification record. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
get Get Acq Specs
Returns information about a specific acquisition specification. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
patch Update Acq Specs
Update an existing acquisition specification. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
delete Delete Acq Specs
Delete an acquisition specification. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Counter Metadata
get List Counter Metadata
Returns information about all counter metadata records for a specific Counter. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
get Get Default Counter Metadata
This operation returns the "default" CounterMetadata. A Counter has at least one related metadata object. Usually, stats providers (for example hosts) are in agreement about the default metadata. In this case the returned list has a single metadata object. Sometimes, when providers are in "disagreement" about the default, then the returned list would include all the possible "defaults". This potential ambiguity isn't a real issue because consumers of the vStats API rarely need to specify the "mid" of metadata. Therefore, this API is used primarily for informational purposes. . Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
get Get Counter Metadata
Returns information about a specific CounterMetadata. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Counter Sets
get List Counter Sets
Returns information about all the counter sets. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
get Get Counter Sets
Returns information about a specific counter set. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Counters
get List Counters
Returns information about all counters matching the filter parameters. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
get Get Counters
Returns information about a specific Counter. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Data
get Query Data Points Data
Returns Data.DataPointsResult matching the filter parameters. /vstats/data/dp?types=VM&types=VCPU /vstats/data/dp?rsrcs=type.HOST=host-16&rsrcs=type.VM=vm-31 . Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Metrics
get List Metrics
Returns list of available Metrics as supplied by the discovered providers. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Providers
get List Providers
Returns a list of stats providers. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Resource Address Schemas
get Get Resource Address Schemas
Returns information about a specific resource address schema. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Resource Addresses
get List Resource Addresses
Returns the list of Resource Addresses matching the filter parameters. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
get Get Resource Addresses
Returns information about a specific Resource Address. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
Resource Types
get List Resource Types
Returns a list of available resource types. Warning: This operation is available as Technology Preview. These are early access APIs provided to test, automate and provide feedback on the feature. Since this can change based on feedback, VMware does not guarantee backwards compatibility and recommends against using them in production environments. Some Technology Preview APIs might only be applicable to specific environments.
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