ViPR Controller: How to construct targetUri for a non-vApp deployment of ViPR on VMware.

Environment:

ViPR Controller Controller 2.2

ViPR Controller Controller 2.2 SP1

ViPR Controller

 

 

Description:

Starting with version 2.2, ViPR Controller is supporting a non-vApp installation on VMware using VMTools. More details can be found on line at http://www.emc.com/techpubs/vipr/deployment_controller_vmware_no_vapp-1.htm. One of the arguments that needs to be provided is targetUri. Providing correct targetUri may be complicated for a person inexperienced with VMTools. The purpose of this article is to provide details on constructing the URI correctly.

 

 

 

Resolution:

Example of constructing VMTools targetUri:

The default VMTools syntax for VMware targetUri is:

targeturi "vi://username:password@ESXi_HOST_url

Typical syntax for ESXi_HOST_url is:  datacenter-name/host/host-name/Resources/resource-pool.

For a detailed resolution please refer to DELL EMC Support Solution 323202 https://support.emc.com/kb/323202


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