The Skytap REST API is provided as a Web Services API. The Skytap API supports automation of a few core use cases, including:

  • Creating and editing environments, templates, and their components.
  • Starting, suspending, or shutting down virtual machines.
  • Providing access to virtual machines through networks and sets of URIs.
  • Identifying the status and usage of machines and resources.

For information about how to use the REST API, see the following topics: