GET /restorePoints/{ID}

Returns a resource representation of a backup restore point having the specified ID.

Request

To get a restore point, send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the /restorePoints/{ID} resource.

HTTP Request

GET https://<Enterprise-Manager>:9398/api/restorePoints/{ID}

Request Headers

The request contains the following headers:

Header

Required

Description

X-RestSvcSessionId

True

The request requires authorization. In the header, the client must send a session ID copied from the server reply to the request creating a new logon session. For details, see Authentication and Security.

Accept

False

Identifies the format of the response. Possible values:

  • application/xml — the client can send this value in the header to accept response in the XML format.
  • application/json — the client must send this value in the header to accept the request in the JSON format.

If the request does not contain the header, the server will return the response in the XML format.

Request Body

None.

Response

The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns response code 200 OK.

Response Headers

The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.

Header

Description

Content-length

The length of the response body.

Content-type

The media type and syntax of the request body message. Possible values:

  • application/xml
  • application/json

Response Body

In the response body, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager returns an entity or an entity reference of the /restorePoints/{ID} resource. The resource entity contains the following parameters and links.

Parameters

Element

Type

Description

UID

UidType

UID of the restore point resource, for example: urn:veeam:RestorePoint:bf0542a7-baea-41fa-baec-12e76043d0e1

Name

String

Name of the restore point, for example: Aug 26 2013 7:57AM.

BackupDateUTC

DateTime

Date and time when the restore point was created.

To view query parameters that you can use for filtering or sorting, see GET /query?type=RestorePoint.

Links

Reference

Relationship

Description

/backups/{ID}

Up

URL of the /backups/{ID} resource — a backup that contains the restore point.

/backupServers/{ID}

Up

URL of the /backupServers/{ID} resource — a backup server that created the restore point.

/restorePoints/{ID}

Alternate

Alternate URL of the /restorePoints/{ID} resource.

/restorePoints/{ID}/vmRestorePoints

Down

URL of the /restorePoints/{ID}/vmRestorePoints resource — a collection of VM restore points created for the restore point.

/restorePoints/{ID}/backupFiles

Down

URL of the /restorePoints/{ID}/backupFiles resource — a collection of backup files created for the restore point.

Example

A sample request below returns an entity resource representation of a restore point having ID 4efa47e0-c3bd-47f2-a87a-013088f8b495.

Request:

GET https://localhost:9398/api/restorePoints/4efa47e0-c3bd-47f2-a87a-013088f8b495?format=Entity

 

Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

 

Response:

200 OK

 

Response Body:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<RestorePoint xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/restorePoints/4efa47e0-c3bd-47f2-a87a-013088f8b495?format=Entity" Type="RestorePoint" Name="Oct 14 2021  8:00PM" UID="urn:veeam:RestorePoint:4efa47e0-c3bd-47f2-a87a-013088f8b495" xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0">
   <Links>
       <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/backups/2e734096-56ea-4f36-ac2a-15546518d26c" Name="Backup Job 3" Type="BackupReference" Rel="Up" />
       <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/backupServers/a490c017-2c1c-40ee-8bcf-73bcce6ab36f" Name="enterprise01.tech.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up" />
       <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/restorePoints/4efa47e0-c3bd-47f2-a87a-013088f8b495" Name="Oct 14 2021  8:00PM" Type="RestorePointReference" Rel="Alternate" />
       <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/restorePoints/4efa47e0-c3bd-47f2-a87a-013088f8b495/vmRestorePoints" Type="VmRestorePointReferenceList" Rel="Down" />
       <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/restorePoints/4efa47e0-c3bd-47f2-a87a-013088f8b495/backupFiles" Type="BackupFileReferenceList" Rel="Related" />
   </Links>
   <BackupDateUTC>2021-10-14T20:00:31.23Z</BackupDateUTC>
</RestorePoint>