How to list the Catalog Item in VRA 7.6 using Rest API in Python 3.8

Often in VRA environment we have multiple catalog Items where we want to Filter on basis of Service or On basis of the name of CatalogItem .

It is an easy task using GUI as well , But some of us want to achieve using Rest API and get the required details which would help in triggering the build using API.

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SQL function to check the Data Collection status for specific cluster in VRA 7.X

Often there are situation where data collection will get stuck and I felt very hard to check different tables in Database to check what is the current value and how can we compare for working cluster.

To check the data collection basically we need to check in 4 Tables
Host, DataCollectionStatus,FilterSpec and FilterSpecGroup
As per the result we would need to pass the different values to see what is set, which i found very tedious task and I have come up with SQL function which can be utilize to view result by just providing the clustername

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