API Reference – Nutanix Developer API Reference – Nutanix Developer

Freedom to invent. Any application.

The API references shown here are the official documentation for the Nutanix REST APIs.  Please use these in conjunction with the code samples, blog posts and lab guides linked here.

In addition to the API reference, the NutanixDev GitHub code samples repo provides working code that implements the practices shown in the documentation.  You are welcome to use these code samples in any way you see fit, although they will need modification before being used in a production environment.

Product APIs


Core Nutanix cluster deployment tool, used to streamline the deployment of new and rebuilt Nutanix clusters.

PRISM v2.0

Current GA API, allowing read and write control over clusters and managed entities.


Intentful API intended for the management of both individual cluster and Prism Central instances. If in doubt, start here!


Current GA Nutanix Calm API, released September 2019. Script and automate complex deployment operations via custom scripts and applications, when required.


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Xi Frame personifies choice in end user computing, a true multi-cloud approach to Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS).


Learn how to develop with Nutanix by following our detailed hands-on labs


Check out our collection of pre-written, working scripts and apps