vSphere Automation SDK for Python


The vSphere Automation SDK for Pythonenables programmatic access to vSphere. It includes Python 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.

Please note, the vSphere AutomationSDK for Python is now available as an Open Source SDK and can be contributed to or downloaded from Github

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.


By downloading, installing or using the software you agree to be bound by the terms of Broadcom's Software Development Kit License Agreement unless there is a different license provided in or specifically referenced by dowloaded file or package. If you disagree with any terms of the agreement then do not use the software.

Name Version Size MD5
vSphere Automation SDK for Python (zip) 8.0 14.13 MB aaf604e8fb2afd48ae3338893c4136b5
vSphere Automation SDK for Python (zip) 8.0U1 14.67 MB 556f86e5822bd2cb85331bf0c98ca155
vSphere Automation SDK for Python (zip) 8.0U2 14.7 MB e222660587767f7b7ec5c6f298abcea8