The VMware vFabric Data Director Programming Guide explains how to use the Data Director API.

VMware provides different APIs and SDKs for different applications and goals. This guide has information for developers who are interested in creating RESTful clients for Data Director.

The VMware vFabric Data Director Programming Guide is revised with each release of the product or when necessary. A revised version can contain minor or major changes.

Revision History

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API Version 2.5


API Version 2.0


API Version 1.1

This guide is for software developers who are building Data Director applications, including interactive clients of Data Director. This guide includes a reference to enumerated types, discussions of the sequence of commonly performed tasks, and examples of tasks.

The vFabric Data Director Administrator and User Guide contains information about many of the objects and operations referred to in this guide. This information is helpful when you develop a client application using the Data Director REST API. To access the current version of this publication and other VMware publications, go to