VMware Cloud Services CLI 1.1.0 Release Notes


VMware Cloud Services CLI 1.1.0 | 19 DEC 2019 | Build 8125

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

This release adds support for vRealize Automation 8.x in addition to vRealize Automation Cloud. Main updates include

  1. Support username/password authentication for vRA 8.X
  2. Updated provisioning services sub commands to new APIs
  3. Updated Code Stream services sub commands to new APIs

This release adds GDPR compliance for VMware vRealize Automation Cloud instances running in non-US regions.

The VMware Cloud Services CLI is a command-line utility that provides verb-based access with a unified interface

Highlights include:

  • Create and Manage Cloud Assembly discovered and created objects such as network devices, storage devices, compute instances and more.
  • Create, Manage and Deploy Cloud Assembly blueprints, including pre-stage plans and version management.
  • Create and Manage Cloud Assembly constructs like cloud zones, image and flavor profiles.
  • Create and Manage cross-service constructs like Project and Cloud Accounts.
  • Manage Deployment objects
  • Execute Code Stream pipelines
  • Import and Export Code Stream Pipelines and Cloud Assembly Blueprints
  • Manage CLI Telemetry settings


To run the VMware Cloud Services CLI, download the ZIP file and extract the vcs binary appropriate for your operating system

  • To use Darwin/Linux binaries with auto completion feature, please make sure to have bash completion installed on your system.
  • Windows completion:
    • When exiting the shell, Ctrl-D is the only way to exit the auto completion prompt in Windows. Use these keys to exit as needed.
    • For an optimal user experience, use PowerShell. If using any other terminal, change the background to a color such as Dark Blue, Gray, or Black,  to make it more compatible with the auto-completion color.

Resolved Issues

  • CLI does not accept spaces in string values

    When you are using the CLI in interactive mode on Windows, string flag values with spaces are not accepted.

    This issue has been resolved.