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RESTful API Reference

(GET) /catalog/vms/{vmname}/vmRestorePoints/{ID}/guestfs/

Returns a resource representation of the hierarchy of the VM guest OS file system within a VM backup.

Request

To get the hierarchy of the VM guest OS file system, you need to send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the /catalog/vms/{vmname}/vmRestorePoints/{ID}/guestfs/ resource.

HTTP Request

GET http://<Enterprise-Manager>:9399/api/catalog/vms/{vmname}/vmRestorePoints/{ID}/guestfs/

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.

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: application/xml.

Response Body

The response body contains links that let you browse the VM guest OS file system. Following the links, the client can get a list of all files and folders, a list of files only, a list of folders only as well as paginate display results.

Example

The example below returns a resource representation of the VM guest OS file system hierarchy for the exch01 VM:

Request:

GET http://localhost:9399/api/catalog/vms/exch01/vmRestorePoints/1bd3ebf0-34fa-40f6-bc4c-c9bacdba8c0a/guestfs

 

Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

 

Response:

200 Success

 

Response Body:

<FileSystemEntry xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0">
 <DirectoryEntry Type="DirectoryEntry" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/catalog/vms/exch01/vmRestorePoints/1bd3ebf0-34fa-40f6-bc4c-c9bacdba8c0a/guestfs/">
   <Links>
     <Link Rel="Down" Type="FileSystemItemsList" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/catalog/vms/exch01/vmRestorePoints/1bd3ebf0-34fa-40f6-bc4c-c9bacdba8c0a/guestfs/?action=listAll" />
     <Link Rel="Down" Type="FileEntryList" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/catalog/vms/exch01/vmRestorePoints/1bd3ebf0-34fa-40f6-bc4c-c9bacdba8c0a/guestfs/?action=listFiles&pageSize=10&page=1" />
     <Link Rel="Down" Type="DirectoryEntryList" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/catalog/vms/exch01/vmRestorePoints/1bd3ebf0-34fa-40f6-bc4c-c9bacdba8c0a/guestfs/?action=listDirs&pageSize=10&page=1" />
   </Links>
 </DirectoryEntry>
</FileSystemEntry>

 

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