1 Reply Latest reply on Apr 1, 2020 11:39 PM by LucD

    Using PowerCli (11.5.0) to connect NSX Manager (6.4.6) by API

    SebastianGrugel Enthusiast
    vExpert

      Hi i wanted connect to API to NSX Manager because i need get amount of session VPN SSL. This value i will need to ise inside script wchich willbe upgrade only EDGES without active users.

       

      I used instruction from this book: https://subscription.packtpub.com/book/virtualization_and_cloud/9781786468017/14/ch14lvl1sec135/connecting-to-rest-api-s…

       

      and created simple test on to estabilish connection but looks like something is not working and i dont understand why.

       

      ### Autorization 
      $NSXManager = 'NSXMANAGER'
      $Username = 'admin'
      $Password = 'PASSWORD'
      ###
      
      
      $base64AuthInfo = [Convert]::ToBase64String([Text.Encoding]::ASCII.GetBytes("$Username`:$Password"))
      $Headers = @{Authorization = "Basic $base64AuthInfo"}
      ###
      
      
      #URI
      $Uri = "https://$NSXManager/api/2.0/services/vcconfig"
      $xml = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Uri -Method Get-Headers $Headers 
      $xm
      

       

       

       

      Error:

      Invoke-RestMethod : Cannot bind parameter 'Method'. Cannot convert value "Get-Headers" to type "Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.WebRequestMethod". Error: "Unable to match the identifier name Get-Headers to a valid enumerator name. Specify one of the following enu

      merator names and try again:

      Default, Get, Head, Post, Put, Delete, Trace, Options, Merge, Patch"

      At line:1 char:44

      + $xml = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Uri -Method Get-Headers $Headers

      +                                            ~~~~~~~~~~~

          + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [Invoke-RestMethod], ParameterBindingException

          + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CannotConvertArgumentNoMessage,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.InvokeRestMethodCommand

       

       

       

      URI which i will use: https://NSXMANAGER/api/4.0/edges/edge-566/sslvpn/activesessions

       

      Please about help.