Since Cloud Director 10.3.1 we’ve included a neat function referred to as API Token, now you possibly can drive safe API entry and extra automation. Entry to Cloud Director ought to at all times be tightly managed and we advocate utilizing multi-factor authentication to the person interface as a very good follow, however for the API this presents a dilemma, sharing usernames and passwords just isn’t a very good follow and isn’t suggested, additionally utilizing third occasion token interception is usually tough. Up to now, this made it troublesome to broadly share automation scripts and benefit from the numerous cloud API and issues like Terraform.
Convey within the VMware Cloud Director API Token function that permits the era and utilization of API Tokens by cloud suppliers and tenant directors natively within the platform.
Watch this Function Friday to see how one can generate, allow, fee, and revoke API tokens to your tenants to drive extra consumption through automation and generate extra utilization of API-driven architectures.