vSphere Web Client SDK


The VMware vSphere Web Client SDK 5.1 allows you to create and package UI and server extensions (e.g. plug-ins) to vSphere Web Client 5.1.0, the main administration interface to vSphere. This is a brand new platform with extensibility at its core and a scalable web architecture. The SDK provides all the tools necessary to get started or perform advanced development. It consists of the following components:

  • Java and Flex libraries
  • Setup, Tutorial, and FAQ docs
  • API documentation (javadoc, asdoc)
  • vSphere Web Client Extensions Programming Guide
  • Plug-in Samples and associated docs
  • Various SDK tools to facilitate development

Getting Started

To get started, follow the steps below:

  1. Set up the development environment following the steps provided in the documentation
  2. Become familiar with the vSphere Web Client plug-in samples
  3. Read the Programming Guide
  4. Start coding



Services Offered

VMware SDK Support Program

  • Provides access to VMware vSphere Application Programming Interface (API) expert engineers.
  • Pricing is by annual subscription, per developer, with unlimited support incidents.
  • For more details, please see our support section

Tags: 5.1 cloud Java


Name Version Size      
vSphere Web Client SDK 5.1   Documentation Download

2 Documentation and Reference