GET /vmRestorePoints/{ID}

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

    Request

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

    HTTP Request

    GET https://<Enterprise-Manager>:9398/api/vmRestorePoints/{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 /vmRestorePoints/{ID} resource. The resource entity contains the following parameters and links.

    Parameters

    Element

    Type

    Description

    UID

    UidType

    UID of the VM backup point resource.

    Name

    String

    Name of the VM backup restore point, for example: sql01-hv@2013-08-24 05:03:25.

    CreationTime

    DateTime

    Date and time when the restore point was created. The parameter accepts only UTC-formatted DateTime values.

    VmName

    String

    Name of the VM for which the restore point has been created.

    Algorithm

    String

    Backup method used to create the restore point. Possible values:

    • Full
    • ReversedIncremental
    • Incremental
    • SyntheticFull

    PointType

    String

    Type of the VM backup restore point. Possible values:

    • Full
    • Increment
    • ReverseIncrement

    HierarchyObjRef

    HierarchyObjRefType

    Reference to the VM.

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

    Links

    Reference

    Relationship

    Description

    /vmRestorePoints/{ID}?action=restore

    Restore

    URL for the POST /vmRestorePoints/{ID}?action=restore request.

    /backupServers/{ID}

    Up

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

    /restorePoints/{ID}

    Up

    URL of the /restorePoints/{ID} resource — a parent restore point.

    /backupFiles/{ID}

    Up

    URL of the /backupFiles/{ID} resource — a backup file related to the VM restore point.

    /vmRestorePoints/{ID}

    Alternate

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

    /vmRestorePoints/{ID}/mounts

    Down

    URL of the /vmRestorePoints/{ID}/mounts resource —  a collection of mount points that provide access to guest OS files of the VM.

    /vmRestorePoints/{ID}/mounts

    Create

    URL for the POST /vmRestorePoints/{ID}/mounts request.

    Example

    The example below returns an entity resource representation of a VM restore point having ID 6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433:

    Request:

    GET https://localhost:9398/api/vmRestorePoints/6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433?format=Entity

     

    Request Header:

    X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

     

    Response:

    200 OK

     

    Response Body:

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <VmRestorePoint xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/vmRestorePoints/6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433?format=Entity" Type="VmRestorePoint" Name="ubuntu88@2021-10-20 20:04:07" UID="urn:veeam:VmRestorePoint:6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433" VmDisplayName="ubuntu88" xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0">
       <Links>
           <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/vmRestorePoints/6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433?action=restore" Rel="Restore" />
           <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/588d2507-4b4b-4b55-a851-3de77114fbf2" Name="Oct 20 2021  8:00PM" Type="RestorePointReference" Rel="Up" />
           <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/backupFiles/071bd77e-c00c-479a-a378-19c3a0c39c80" Name="Backup Job 3D2021-10-20T220020_159E.vib" Type="BackupFileReference" Rel="Up" />
           <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/vmRestorePoints/6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433" Name="ubuntu88@2021-10-20 20:04:07" Type="VmRestorePointReference" Rel="Alternate" />
           <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/vmRestorePoints/6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433/mounts" Type="VmRestorePointMountList" Rel="Down" />
           <Link Href="https://enterprise04.tech.local:9398/api/vmRestorePoints/6c958531-3177-4055-b0ce-dc4ef1ce6433/mounts" Type="VmRestorePointMount" Rel="Create" />
       </Links>
       <CreationTimeUTC>2021-10-20T20:04:07.267Z</CreationTimeUTC>
       <VmName>ubuntu88</VmName>
       <Algorithm>Incremental</Algorithm>
       <PointType>Increment</PointType>
       <HierarchyObjRef>urn:VMware:Vm:d68c782f-ec0a-4bf3-b3c1-04c552b64fdf.vm-85541</HierarchyObjRef>
    </VmRestorePoint>