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RESTful API Reference

(GET) /backups

Returns a resource representation of a collection of all backups created on or imported to Veeam backup servers connected to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Request

To get a list of backups, you need to send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the /backups resource.

HTTP Request

GET http://<Enterprise-Manager>:9399/api/backups

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. To learn more, see Authentication and Security.

Accept

False

The request requires a certain format in response. In the header, the client can specify one of the following formats:

  • application/xml
  • application/json

Request Body

None.

Query Parameters

None.

Response

The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns response code 200 Success.

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 a representation of the /backups resource collection.

Example

The example below returns a list of all backups created on Veeam backup servers connected to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Request:

GET http://localhost:9399/api/backups

 

Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

 

Response:

200 Success

 

Response Body:

<EntityReferences 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">
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:80f01823-4b57-47a5-b6d8-0a2259f08ccb" Name="GDPR Backup" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/80f01823-4b57-47a5-b6d8-0a2259f08ccb" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/9b5baa77-bfe9-4f1a-bf54-f277803f5304" Name="LocalRepo" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/80f01823-4b57-47a5-b6d8-0a2259f08ccb?format=Entity" Name="GDPR Backup" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/80f01823-4b57-47a5-b6d8-0a2259f08ccb/restorePoints" Type="RestorePointReferenceList" Rel="Down"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:5d6cf99f-e1ba-42c7-87e8-0ac82d80bba3" Name="hv_restore" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/5d6cf99f-e1ba-42c7-87e8-0ac82d80bba3" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/9b5baa77-bfe9-4f1a-bf54-f277803f5304" Name="LocalRepo" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/5d6cf99f-e1ba-42c7-87e8-0ac82d80bba3?format=Entity" Name="hv_restore" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/5d6cf99f-e1ba-42c7-87e8-0ac82d80bba3/restorePoints" Type="RestorePointReferenceList" Rel="Down"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:437a5792-b83e-4fa7-ac14-0f5d7b9a4ead" Name="Agent Backup rhel72 lvm" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/437a5792-b83e-4fa7-ac14-0f5d7b9a4ead" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/44f0b2ba-9bff-4cd0-8d34-5b11e5d17fe9" Name="Scale-out Backup Repository" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/437a5792-b83e-4fa7-ac14-0f5d7b9a4ead?format=Entity" Name="Agent Backup rhel72 lvm" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/437a5792-b83e-4fa7-ac14-0f5d7b9a4ead/childbackups" Type="BackupReferenceList" Rel="Up"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:5d053fdf-34cd-4db5-9c72-13de4f1646d4" Name="starwind-gate-n2_restored Backup (Some VMs)" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/5d053fdf-34cd-4db5-9c72-13de4f1646d4" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/9b5baa77-bfe9-4f1a-bf54-f277803f5304" Name="LocalRepo" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/5d053fdf-34cd-4db5-9c72-13de4f1646d4?format=Entity" Name="starwind-gate-n2_restored Backup (Some VMs)" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/5d053fdf-34cd-4db5-9c72-13de4f1646d4/restorePoints" Type="RestorePointReferenceList" Rel="Down"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/459f0d10-9674-428f-8d83-6b71c2d8a6ec" Name="Parent Backup" Type="BackupReference" Rel="Up"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:c213fbfa-7b9e-4772-9ddc-3ecbdcc3fc70" Name="Simple backup_1" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/c213fbfa-7b9e-4772-9ddc-3ecbdcc3fc70" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/9b5baa77-bfe9-4f1a-bf54-f277803f5304" Name="LocalRepo" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/c213fbfa-7b9e-4772-9ddc-3ecbdcc3fc70?format=Entity" Name="Simple backup_1" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/c213fbfa-7b9e-4772-9ddc-3ecbdcc3fc70/childbackups" Type="BackupReferenceList" Rel="Up"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:e556fda9-07e1-4f49-9193-42d255a909ca" Name="VM number 0 Backup (Simple backup_1)" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/e556fda9-07e1-4f49-9193-42d255a909ca" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/9b5baa77-bfe9-4f1a-bf54-f277803f5304" Name="LocalRepo" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/e556fda9-07e1-4f49-9193-42d255a909ca?format=Entity" Name="VM number 0 Backup (Simple backup_1)" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/e556fda9-07e1-4f49-9193-42d255a909ca/restorePoints" Type="RestorePointReferenceList" Rel="Down"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/c213fbfa-7b9e-4772-9ddc-3ecbdcc3fc70" Name="Parent Backup" Type="BackupReference" Rel="Up"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:1929d5e3-9122-4845-85ce-46b1d4e83608" Name="test_restored301118T1409_2018-12-14T184310" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/1929d5e3-9122-4845-85ce-46b1d4e83608" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/72e80cc0-07c7-49a4-812f-22bc44551563" Name="debian79" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/1929d5e3-9122-4845-85ce-46b1d4e83608?format=Entity" Name="test_restored301118T1409_2018-12-14T184310" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/1929d5e3-9122-4845-85ce-46b1d4e83608/restorePoints" Type="RestorePointReferenceList" Rel="Down"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
 <Ref UID="urn:veeam:Backup:4ffe55d9-e431-4825-91e1-4a6ad404b5d6" Name="Agent Backup Policy 1 - at-win7x86.local" Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/4ffe55d9-e431-4825-91e1-4a6ad404b5d6" Type="BackupReference">
   <Links>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backupServers/3e1e451a-4718-4475-836b-9547ccae6872" Name="srv02.local" Type="BackupServerReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/repositories/44f0b2ba-9bff-4cd0-8d34-5b11e5d17fe9" Name="Scale-out Backup Repository" Type="RepositoryReference" Rel="Up"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/4ffe55d9-e431-4825-91e1-4a6ad404b5d6?format=Entity" Name="Agent Backup Policy 1 - at-win7x86.local" Type="Backup" Rel="Alternate"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/4ffe55d9-e431-4825-91e1-4a6ad404b5d6/restorePoints" Type="RestorePointReferenceList" Rel="Down"/>
     <Link Href="http://local.host:9399/api/backups/f3c4a08c-f589-4c56-bd94-34705e91c40e" Name="Parent Backup" Type="BackupReference" Rel="Up"/>
   </Links>
 </Ref>
</EntityReferences>

 

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