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Werk #1096: New WATO Web-API: manage hosts via a new HTTP API

Component WATO
Title New WATO Web-API: manage hosts via a new HTTP API
Date Aug 11, 2014
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 1.2.5i6
Level Major Change
Class New Feature
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

It is now possible to manage hosts via web requests. This includes the following operations:

  • Add host
  • Edit host
  • Delete host
  • Get host attributes
  • Host service discovery
  • Activate changes

These operations also work in a distributed environment. You can find more information regarding these web request in the Roles & Permissions page under a roles settings. There is a new permission topic Web API where you can configure the permissions of all available API requests. The help texts for these permissions provide some useful examples.

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