Prerequisites for using the REST APIs.
In this section:
Before you begin using the REST API, it is assumed that you have completed the following tasks:
If you have a , installed or upgraded your system to release 16.0.0 or above.
The system should come with a fixed port number reserved for the REST API. This port number is 8890 on the management node.
The REST API is accessible to an active user with valid TL1 privileges. You should be able to login on both the Web UI and TL1 server with the
If using the Ribbon Element Management System (EMS), enabled the EMS on the DSC, refer to Configuring Community Directives.
The REST API is served through a Python web application (the DSC comes with a Python interpreter). For more information about Python, visit Python Software Foundation at https://www.python.org.
A REST API client is free to use any HTTP compliant (1.1) client library or Web Development Programming Language satisfying the following requirements: