sortAsc, sortDesc

The sortAsc and sortDesc query parameters let you sort the displayed items in the ascending or descending order. The displayed items are sorted by a specific field that is passed to the query as an argument.

For example, using the query below, you can get a list of backup servers connected to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager sorted by the ‘Name’ field in the descending order:

Request:

GET https://localhost:9398/api/query?type=backupServer&sortDesc=name

 

Response:

200 OK

 

Response Body:

<QueryResult xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0">
 <Refs>
   <Ref Type="BackupServerReference" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982" Name="172.17.53.48" UID="urn:veeam:BackupServer:8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982">
     <Links>
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="JobReferenceList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982/jobs" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="RepositoryReferenceList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982/repositories" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="CredentialsList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982/credentials" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="PasswordKeyList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982/passwords" />
       <Link Rel="Alternate" Type="BackupServer" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982?format=Entity" Name="172.17.53.48" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="ManagedServerReferenceList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/8fff3b8e-c3f1-4ef5-aecc-561f07bf9982/managedServers" />
     </Links>
   </Ref>
   <Ref Type="BackupServerReference" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb" Name="172.17.53.47" UID="urn:veeam:BackupServer:e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb">
     <Links>
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="JobReferenceList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb/jobs" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="RepositoryReferenceList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb/repositories" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="CredentialsList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb/credentials" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="PasswordKeyList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb/passwords" />
       <Link Rel="Alternate" Type="BackupServer" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb?format=Entity" Name="172.17.53.47" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="ManagedServerReferenceList" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/e42211aa-321d-4f91-9c13-2342cf9557eb/managedServers" />
     </Links>
   </Ref>
 </Refs>
 <PagingInfo PageNum="1" PageSize="100" PagesCount="1">
   <Links>
     <Link Rel="First" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/query?type=backupServer&sortDesc=name&pageSize=100&page=1" />
     <Link Rel="Last" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/query?type=backupServer&sortDesc=name&pageSize=100&page=1" />
   </Links>
 </PagingInfo>
</QueryResult>

 

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