vSphere Management SDK Overview

The vSphere Management SDK is a collection of software development kits for the vSphere management programming environment.

The vSphere Management SDK contains the following vSphere SDKs.

vSphere Web Services SDK Supports the vSphere API which provides access to vSphere Server Web services. Documentation
vCenter Single Sign On SDK Supports the use of SAML tokens for client participation in single sign-on sessions with a vCenter Server. Documentation
vSphere vCenter Storage Monitoring Service (SMS) SDK Supports the SMS API which provides access to the vCenter Storage Monitoring Web service. Documentation
VMware Storage Policy SDK Supports the Storage Policy API which provides access to storage capabilities and profiles. Documentation
vSphere ESX Agent Manager (EAM) SDK Supports the EAM API which provides access to vSphere management components. Documentation

When you extract the contents of the distribution kit, you create the following sub-directories for the individual SDKs:

VMware-vSphere-SDK-n.n.n-build-num
    SDK
        eam
        sms-sdk
        spbm
        ssoclient
        vsphere-ws