POST /vCloud/orgConfigs

Creates a vCloud Director organization configuration.

Request

To create a vCloud Director organization configuration, send the POST HTTP request to the URL of the /vCloud/orgConfigs resource.

HTTP Request

POST https://<Enterprise-Manager>:9398/api/vCloud/orgConfigs

Request Header

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.

Content-Type

True

Identifies the format of the request body message. Possible values:

  • application/xml
  • application/json

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

In the request body, the client must send parameters of the vCloud Director organization configuration. The body of the request must conform to the XML Schema Definition of Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager REST API.

The request body must contain the following elements:

Element

Type

Description

Modifiable

Min/Max Occurrence

OrganizationName

String

Name of the vCloud Director organization for which the configuration is created. The vCloud Director organization must be created in advance on a vCloud Director server processed by a backup server added to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Yes

1/1

BackupServerUid

UidType

UID of the backup server that must process VMs of the vCloud Director organization, for example: urn:veeam:BackupServer:1cf4ea89-89d9-4b4e-a285-71bd8c705222.

Yes

1/1

RepositoryUid

UidType

UID of the backup repository on which the storage quota for the vCloud Director organization must be created, for example: urn:veeam:Repository:82db96c3-445c-4a7e-9587-f2d523e839f4.

Yes

1/1

QuotaGb

Long

Size of the storage quota assigned to the vCloud Director organization (in GB).

Yes

1/1

TemplateJobUid

UidType

UID of the vCloud Director backup job that will be used as a template for vCloud Director organization VMs processing. The backup job must be created in advance on the backup server connected to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Settings of the specified job will be applied to backup jobs created by tenant-side users. If the job UID is not specified, tenant-side jobs will be configured with the default vCloud Director backup job settings.

Job settings applied to backup jobs for the vCloud Director organization will be listed in the representation of the /vCloud/orgConfigs/{ID}/backupJobSettings resource.

Yes

0/1

JobSchedulerType

String

Job scheduling options. Possible values:

  • Full — vCloud Director organization members have full access to all job scheduling options.
  • Partial — vCloud Director organization members can create daily and monthly jobs only.
  • Random — vCloud Director organization members can create daily jobs with randomized start time within the backup window.
  • Disabled — vCloud Director organization members can create only jobs with no schedule assigned.

Yes

1/1

HighPriorityJob

Boolean

Defines whether the backup job has a high priority. Possible values:

  • True
  • False

Yes

0/1

HostUid

UidType

UID of the vCloud Director host where the vCloud Director organization has been created.

Yes

1/1

RepositoryFriendlyName

String

Backup repository name displayed to vCloud Director organization members, for example: Backup Repository 1.

Yes

1/1

For example:

XML Representation

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<VCloudOrganizationConfigCreateSpec xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0">
 <OrganizationName>organization02</OrganizationName>
 <BackupServerUid>urn:veeam:BackupServer:7445e6ce-86f5-4171-b909-dac209c66563</BackupServerUid>
 <RepositoryUid>urn:veeam:Repository:425b6739-5082-4f7a-99fb-1ae13ef87d9f</RepositoryUid>
 <QuotaGb>100</QuotaGb>
 <TemplateJobUid>urn:veeam:Job:1406b437-e4eb-470f-876a-60dc2b83728f</TemplateJobUid>
 <JobSchedulerType>Full</JobSchedulerType>
 <HighPriorityJob>false</HighPriorityJob>
 <HostUid>urn:veeam:ManagedServer:bd8e5927-9406-4019-85a5-ef90d314a8c7</HostUid>
 <RepositoryFriendlyName>Backup Repository 1</RepositoryFriendlyName>
</VCloudOrganizationConfigCreateSpec>

JSON Representation

{

 "OrganizationName": "organization02",

 "BackupServerUid": "urn:veeam:BackupServer:7445e6ce-86f5-4171-b909-dac209c66563",

 "RepositoryUid": "urn:veeam:Repository:425b6739-5082-4f7a-99fb-1ae13ef87d9f",

 "QuotaGb": 100,

 "RepositoryFriendlyName": "Backup Repository 1",

 "TemplateJobUid": "urn:veeam:Job:1406b437-e4eb-470f-876a-60dc2b83728f",

 "JobSchedulerType": "Full",

 "HighPriorityJob": false,

 "HostUid": "urn:veeam:ManagedServer:bd8e5927-9406-4019-85a5-ef90d314a8c7"

}

Response

The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns response code 202 Accepted.

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

None.

Example

The example below creates a new configuration for the vCloud Director organization with the name organization02 with the following parameters:

  • Storage quota: 500 GB
  • Backup repository ID: 425b6739-5082-4f7a-99fb-1ae13ef87d9f
  • Backup repository name displayed to tenant-side users: Backup Repository 1

The backup job with ID 1406b437-e4eb-470f-876a-60dc2b83728f is used as a template for tenant-side backup jobs. vCloud Director organization members have full access to all job scheduling options.

Request:

POST https://localhost:9398/api/vCloud/orgConfigs

 

Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj
Content-Type         application/xml

 

Request Body:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<VCloudOrganizationConfigCreateSpec xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0">
 <OrganizationName>organization02</OrganizationName>
 <BackupServerUid>urn:veeam:BackupServer:7445e6ce-86f5-4171-b909-dac209c66563</BackupServerUid>
 <RepositoryUid>urn:veeam:Repository:425b6739-5082-4f7a-99fb-1ae13ef87d9f</RepositoryUid>
 <QuotaGb>500</QuotaGb>
 <TemplateJobUid>urn:veeam:Job:1406b437-e4eb-470f-876a-60dc2b83728f</TemplateJobUid>
 <JobSchedulerType>Full</JobSchedulerType>
 <HighPriorityJob>false</HighPriorityJob>
 <HostUid>urn:veeam:ManagedServer:bd8e5927-9406-4019-85a5-ef90d314a8c7</HostUid>
 <RepositoryFriendlyName>Backup Repository 1</RepositoryFriendlyName>
</VCloudOrganizationConfigCreateSpec>

 

Response:

202 Accepted

 

Response Body:

<Task xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0" Type="Task" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/tasks/task-1">
 <Links>
   <Link Rel="Delete" Type="Task" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/tasks/task-1" />
 </Links>
 <TaskId>task-1</TaskId>
 <State>Running</State>
 <Operation>CreateVCloudOrganizationConfig</Operation>
</Task>

To trace the status of the operation, send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the received task resource:

Request:

GET https://localhost:9398/api/tasks/task-1

 

Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

 

Response:

200 OK

 

Response Body:

<Task xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0" Type="Task" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/tasks/task-1">
 <Links>
   <Link Rel="Delete" Type="Task" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/tasks/task-1" />
   <Link Rel="Related" Type="VCloudOrganizationConfigReference" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/vCloud/orgConfigs/ee1018b4-6f52-489e-80b7-8005e0b2d640" Name="org01" />
 </Links>
 <TaskId>task-1</TaskId>
 <State>Finished</State>
 <Operation>CreateVCloudOrganizationConfig</Operation>
 <Result Success="true">
   <Message>Ok</Message>
 </Result>
</Task>