Creates a new logon session for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager REST API.
To create a new logon session, you need to send the POST HTTP request to the URL of the /sessionMngr/ resource.
To work with Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager REST API resources available in the current version of Veeam Backup & Replication and to access a complete set of actions that can be performed with those resources, create a new logon session using the link to the latest version of the/sessionMngr/ resource. For details, see Perform Logon.
The request contains the following headers:
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.
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.
To create a new logon session for a tenant, you need to provide tenant credentials in the request body. For details, see Tenant Logon Session.
The server returns the following response to the client.
A successfully completed operation returns response code 201 Created.
The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.
The length of the response body.
The media type and syntax of the request body message. Possible values:
In the response body, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager returns a resource representation of the created logon session. The resource representation of the logon session contains links to resources available through Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager REST API.
The example below creates a new logon session for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager REST API.