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Werk #6966: Expose HW/SW inventory via HTTP API

TitleExpose HW/SW inventory via HTTP API
Date2019-01-18 11:41:10
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1
LevelTrivial Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

Check_MK already has an API to retrieve the HW/SW inventory (see Werk #3585), but it is totally separate from the rest of our usual HTTP API. Now a new get_inventory call has been added to the latter, and this is now the recommended way to retrieve the HW/SW inventory.

The get_inventory call has one mandatory key hosts, which has to be a list of host names for which the inventory should be retrieved. In addtion, two optional keys are supported:

  • paths: a list of inventory paths for filtering the inventory tree
  • site: the site to use