vSphere Automation SDK for Java
The vSphere Automation SDK for Java enables programmatic access to vSphere. It includes java libraries for accessing features available via the vSphere REST API including Virtual Machine management, vCenter Appliance management, Content Library and Tagging. The SDK contains samples for the features mentioned above including how to interoperate with vSphere APIs. For more information on the vSphere Web Services API samples, please refer to the vSphere Management SDK.
The VSphere Automation SDK for Java is now available as an Open Source SDK and can be downloaded or contributed to in Github with the link in Download section.
Cookie based Authentication Deprecation
Starting with vSphere 7.0, cookie-based authentication for vSphere APIs is being deprecated as it contains security issues. Please refer here for more information.