Book of APIs

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The HTML5 UI is a key part to Prism to provide a simple, easy to use management interface. However, another core ability are the APIs which are available for automation. All functionality exposed through the Prism UI is also exposed through a full set of REST APIs to allow for the ability to programmatically interface with the Nutanix platform. This allows customers and partners to enable automation, 3rd-party tools, or even create their own UI.  

Core to any dynamic or “software-defined” environment, Nutanix provides a vast array of interfaces allowing for simple programmability and interfacing. Here are the main interfaces:

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Resources and Scripts:

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  1. REST APIs
  2. CLI - nCLI and aCLI
  3. PowerShell Cmdlets