REST API - View a list of CIs


GET  /configuration-items

  • To obtain detailed information about a specified CI: GET /configuration-items/{ci_id}. Open url.png See the method.

Notes

      Open url.png  See Service Manager REST API Conventions

  • If successful, an HTTP status code 200 is returned.
    • By default, if the optional parameter fields is not used, only an extract of the most useful fields selected by EasyVista is displayed for each record provided.
    • A URL link (HREF) to each resource is provided so that the complete list of fields for a record can be obtained.

List of parameters / fields

Mandatory parameters

None

Optional parameters

You can use the parameters detailed below in the HTTP request string.

Minimum version Parameter Type Description / Example
max_rows integer Maximum number of records to display.
  • Default value: 100
  • example /configuration-items?max_rows=5
sort string Sort in ascending or descending order.
  • Syntax: field1[+asc|+desc],field2[+asc|+desc],fieldn[+asc|+desc]
  • example /configuration-items?sort=installation_date+desc
fields string SSelect fields to display.
  • example /configuration-items?fields=network_identifier,asset_tag,serial_number
search string Search/filter the specified fields.   Open url.png See Description of the options.
  • example /configuration-items?search=asset_tag~"ZS_*"

A search on a Date field is also possible.

  • example /configuration-items?search=last_integration:this_year
Oxygen 2.1.2 - Build 2018.1.183.0 search

(logical OR operator)

string Search/filter to several values from a same field
  • Syntax: search=field:value1,field:value2
  • example
    • /configuration-items?search=ci_status_id:1,ci_status_id:2 ==> all the CIs in which the status is equal to 1 or 2
Oxygène 1.7 - Build 2018.1.131.0 ~

(equivalent to like)

string Include the results which begin with or contain a given character string.
  • Syntax: ~ following by the string to include enclosed in quotation marks.
  • You should use the wildcard character *.
    • < string >* = include what begins with < string >.
    • *< string >* = include what contains < string >.
  • example
    • /configuration-items?search=network_identifier~"BDD*" ==> all the CIs in which the network_identifier field begins with BDD
    • /configuration-items?search=network_identifier~"*BDD*" ==> all the CIs in which the network_identifier field contains BDD
Oxygen 1.7 - Build 2018.1.131.0 !~

(equivalent to not like)

string Exclude the results which begin with or contain a given character string.
  • Syntax: !~ following by the string to exclude enclosed in quotation marks.
  • You should use the wildcard character *.
    • < string >* = exclude what begins with < string >.
    • *< string >* = exclude what contains < string >.
  • example
    • /configuration-items?search=network_identifier!~"BDD*" ==> all the CIs by excluding those in which the network_identifier field begins with BDD
    • /configuration-items?search=network_identifier!~"*BDD*" ==> all the CIs by excluding those in which the network_identifier field contains BDD
Oxygen 1.7 - Build 2018.1.131.0 !

(equivalent to not)

string Exclude all results equal to a given character string.
  • Syntax: ! following by the string to exclude enclosed in quotation marks.
  • example /configuration-items?search=network_identifier!"BDD-SQL-FR*" ==> all the CIs by excluding those in which the network_identifier field is equal to BDD-SQL-FR*
Oxygen 2.1.2 - Build 2018.1.183.0 is_null string Retrieve all results in which the field has no value (field value = null)
  • Syntax: Field name following by "is_null"
  • example
    • /configuration-items?search=ci_version:"is_null" ==> all the CIs in which the ci_version field has no value
    • /configuration-items?search=ci_version:"is_null",status_ci_id,&sort=asset_id+asc ==> only the CIs in which the status is equal to 1 and the ci_version field has no value, sorted in ascending identifier
Oxygen 2.1.2 - Build 2018.1.183.0 is_not_null string Retrieve all results in which the field has a value (field value = not null)
  • Syntax: Field name following by "is_not_null"
  • example
    • /configuration-items?search=ci_version:"is_not_null" ==> all the CIs in which the ci_version field has a value
    • /configuration-items?search=ci_version:"is_not_null",status_ci_id,&sort=asset_id+asc ==> only the CIs in which the status is equal to 1 and the ci_version field has a value, sorted in ascending identifier
Oxygen 1.7 - Build 2018.1.131.0 formatDate string Format display of Date fields in the HTTP request result.   Open url.png See Description of the options.
  • example
    • /configuration-items?fields=last_update&formatDate=l/M/Y ==> "last_update_format": "Friday/Nov/2018"
    • /configuration-items?fields=last_update&formatDate=l jS \of F Y h:i:s A ==> "last_update_format": "Friday 16th of November 2018 12:00:00 AM"

Fields that could be used in optional parameters

  • You can use all the fields from the AM_ASSET table.

HTTP status codes for the method

StatusHeader
Code Error Description
Status200
200 OK (Success) Request processed successfully.
Status401
401 Unauthorized Authentication process for accessing the resource is incorrect: Login/Password incorrect, Invalid session, Incorrect Service Manager account.

example

{
 "error": "Invalid Login / Password"
}

Example

Result for 3 CIs (status code 200)

{
 "HREF": "https://{your_server}/api/v1/{your_account}/configuration-items?search=asset_tag~%22ZS%2A%22",
 "record_count": "10",
 "total_record_count": "3",
 "records": [
    {
     "HREF": "https://{your_server}/api/v1/{your_account}/assets/18782",
     "ASSET_ID": "18782",
     "ASSET_TAG": "ZS_002",
     "CI_STATUS_ID": "1",
     "CI_VERSION": "10.3.1",
     "NETWORK_IDENTIFIER": "BDD-SQL-FR*"
    },
    {
     "HREF": "https://{your_server}/api/v1/{your_account}/assets/18787",
     "ASSET_ID": "18787",
     "ASSET_TAG": "ZS_001",
     "CI_STATUS_ID": "1",
     "CI_VERSION": " -",
     "NETWORK_IDENTIFIER": "SRV_12-F"
    },
    {
     "HREF": "https://{your_server}/api/v1/{your_account}/assets/18799",
     "ASSET_ID": "18799",
     "ASSET_TAG": "ZS_006",
     "CI_STATUS_ID": "1",
     "CI_VERSION": " -",
     "NETWORK_IDENTIFIER": "SRV_OFF1"
    },
  ]
}


ConventionsAPI

REST API Conventions

Convention Meaning
Orange Parameters used in an HTTP request string which do not correspond to Service Manager database fields.

example   Method View a list of assets


https://{your_server}/api/v1/{your_account}/assets?max_rows=3&fields=asset_tag

Black and Bold Parameters used in the URL of an HTTP request which correspond to Service Manager database fields.

example   Method View an asset


https://{your_server}/api/v1/{your_account}/assets/{asset_id}

Green Parameters used in the body of an HTTP request which represent JSON object names corresponding to Service Manager database fields; they allow the value of a database field to be assigned or modified.

example   Method Close an incident/request

{  "closed": {  "end_date": "11/20/2019 12:12:12",  }  }
Parameters used in the body of an HTTP request which represent JSON object names not corresponding to Service Manager database fields.

example   Method Reopen an incident/request

{  "restarted": {  "comment": "string (required)"  }  }

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