(PUT) /failoverPlans/{ID}

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    Edits a failover plan having the specified ID.

    Request

    To edit a failover plan, you need to send the PUT HTTP request to the URL of the /failoverPlans/{ID} resource.

    HTTP Request

    PUT https://<Enterprise-Manager>:9398/api/failoverPlans/{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.

    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 for the failover plan that must be updated. 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

    Description

    String

    Description of the failover plan.

    Yes

    0/1

    For example:

    XML Representation

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <FailoverPlan Type="FailoverPlan" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/failoverPlans/ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009?format=Entity" Name="SQL Failover Plan" UID="urn:veeam:FailoverPlan:ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009" xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
     <Description>Created by My failover plan</Description>
    </FailoverPlan>

    JSON Representation

    {

     "Description": "Created by My failover plan",

     "Name": "SQL Failover Plan",

     "UID": "urn:veeam:FailoverPlan:ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009",

     "Href": "https://localhost:9398/api/failoverPlans/ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009?format\u003dEntity",

     "Type": "FailoverPlan"

    }

    Query Parameters

    None.

    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 updates the description parameter in the failover plan having ID ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009.

    Request:

    PUT https://localhost:9398/api/failoverPlans/ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009

     

    Request Headers:

    X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj
    Content-Type         application/xml

     

    Request Body:

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <FailoverPlan Type="FailoverPlan" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/failoverPlans/ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009?format=Entity" Name="SQL Failover Plan" UID="urn:veeam:FailoverPlan:ae01e36f-32a3-4095-95fa-09a2af744009" xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
     <Description>Created by My failover plan</Description>
    </FailoverPlan>

     

    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>EditFailoverPlan</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" />
     </Links>
     <TaskId>task-1</TaskId>
     <State>Finished</State>
     <Operation>EditFailoverPlan</Operation>
     <Result Success="true">
       <Message>Ok</Message>
     </Result>
    </Task>

     

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