Step by Step: Set up a ViPR virtual data center using the REST API

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Step by Step: Set up a ViPR virtual data center using the REST API

After you install EMC ViPR controller, complete the initial setup wizard (Install ViPR Controller), use the ViPR REST API to add an authentication provider, and assign user roles, the next step is to add physical assets such as storage arrays and switches, and virtual assets such as virtual pools and virtual arrays.

Before you begin

This article applies to EMC ViPR 2.0.

Procedure

  1. Authenticate with the ViPR REST API with credentials that match the roles required for the REST requests used to setup the virtual data center. The root user for your ViPR vApp has all of the role assignments you need.
  2. Add physical assets to ViPR.
  3. Create ViPR virtual assets