PyVmomi

Automated addition of VMware Disks and Controllers

Automated addition of VMware Disks and Controllers

Bradley Bishop

8 minute read

When adding disks to VMware VM using Python we need to use the pyVmomi VMware SOAP API to communicate with vCenter. pyVmomi gives us a lot of very helpful features that take out a lot of the guess work in adding new disks to a VMware VM. You can install pyVmomi from pip into a virtualenv like the following: virtualenv ~/vmware source ~/vmware/bin/activate pip install pyvmomi VMware Connection pyVmomi makes it really easy to connect to the VMware vCenter environment to query information and perform all the necessary tasks needed.