API to get VDB status(Running/Not running), host/target environment on which it is hosted,

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Please help me with the API call to automate a report to get the VDB status , and the host/target server on which it is mounted
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Hi Anusha-

Details on the VDB status are found under /source in the CLI and API.  Here's an example request from a CLI session collecting the values you requested. In the following output, VDBs would be indicated where "virtual" is TRUE:
delphix-engine> source list display=name,runtime.status,runtime.activeInstances.0.hostName,mountBase,virtual
NAME RUNTIME.STATUS RUNTIME.ACTIVEINSTANCES.0.HOSTNAME MOUNTBASE VIRTUAL DBOMSRCECB2A RUNNING gi-rh75-base - false iotest RUNNING gi-rh75-base /mnt/provision true joyful RUNNING - - false dx99vvel5XXIt95QI7keQ_joyful RUNNING - /work/4213dcf3-bfdd-3848-397b-047a98cc5714-staging-1 false
Details on the /source API can be found on your Engine by accessing the relevant API page (note, you will need to login to the usual Admin interface first to obtain an authenticated session)


You may also consider exploring dxToolkit, a free utility developed and supported by our Services team. One of the dxToolkit utilities, dx_get_db_env generates this report detail for you as well.  Here's an example using commands from the page at https://github.com/delphix/dxtoolkit/wiki/dx_get_db_env
Seans-MacBook:dxtoolkit2 $ ./dx_get_db_env -engine seans-engine.delphix.com -type vdb

Appliance            Hostname             Database                       Group           Type     SourceDB                       Parent snapshot                     Used(GB)   Status     Enabled    Unique Name                    Parent time                         VDB creation time                   
-------------------- -------------------- ------------------------------ --------------- -------- ------------------------------ ----------------------------------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ------------------------------ ----------------------------------- ----------------------------------- 
seans-engine.delphix seanora122tgt        iotest                         Oracle          VDB      DBOMSRCECB2A                   2019-03-14 14:58:55 PDT             1.45       RUNNING    enabled    iotest                         N/A                                 2019-03-14 16:17:47