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Create a Software Defined Data Center using VMware Cloud on AWS APIs

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Gilles Chekroun
Lead NSX Systems Engineer - VMware Europe
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I like APIs very much. I was using Amazon Alexa and Lambda functions to demonstrate the power of VMware Cloud on AWS APIs
In this article, let's see how we can use the APIs to create an SDDC from scratch.
Since I am using Python, it will be easy to ask Alexa to do it as well !!

Login to VMware Cloud ServicesFollow the URL https://console.cloud.vmware.com and login using your VMware ID.

Open the VMware Cloud on AWS tile
Check existing Organization
Pre-requisitesBefore we can do anything with VMware Cloud APIs we need a number of parameters.
Org IDRefresh-TokenWe will also need to link our AWS account to the VMware Cloud environment to benefit from the ENI interconnection to the native AWS services.
Connected Account IDOrg IDOn the top right side we can see the Organization ID There are 2 descriptors for Org ID: a shot one with 8 characters and a long one with 32 We will need the long one. Just click on the short ID to see the long on…