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REST API - POST Client Group

This operation creates a client computer group.

Request

Syntax

POST <webservice>/ClientGroup HTTP/1.1
Host: <host name>
Accept: application/xml
Authtoken: <authentication token>
Content-type: application/xml

<create_client_computer_group_template.xml>

where <webservice> is the root path used to route the API requests to the Web Server.

For more information, see Available Web Services for REST API.

Request Headers

Name

Description

Host

The host name of the Web Server or Web Console used in the API request.

Accept

The format of the response. Valid values are: application/xml or application/json.

Authtoken

The authentication token received after successfully logging on. For details on receiving an authentication token, see Authentication.

Content-type

The media type contained in the request body.

XML

Download the create_client_computer_group_template.xml file required for this request. The following table displays the parameters for the create_client_computer_group_template.xml file.

Name

Description

Elements

Parent Element

clientName

The name of the client.

associatedClients

clientGroupDetail

clientGroupName

The name of the client computer group.

clientGroup

clientGroupDetail

newName

Leave this blank when creating a new client computer group.

clientGroup

clientGroupDetail

activityType

The client computer group activities.

Valid values are:

  • 1, for backup
  • 2, for restore
  • 4, for auxiliary copy
  • 8, for disaster recovery backup
  • 16, archive pruning
  • 32, for media recycle
  • 64, for synthetic full
  • 28, all activity
  • 256, for schedule
  • 1024, for offline content indexing

activityControlOptions

clientGroupActivityControl

TimeZoneName

The time zone to use when the Enable after a Delay option is used with an activity. Use this parameter when the enableAfterADelay parameter is set to "true."

Sample values:

  • (UTC) Coordinated Universal Time
  • (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

dateTime

activityControlOptions

timeValue

The date and time to use when the Enable after a Delay option is used with an activity. Use this parameter when the enableAfterADelay parameter is set to "true."

Sample values:

  • 2013-12-11 09:22:32
  • 2014-01-01 17:22:32

dateTime

activityControlOptions

enableActivityType

The option to enable or disable an activity for a client.

Valid values are True/False.

activityControlOptions

clientGroupActivityControl

enableAfterADelay

The option to enable an activity for a client on a date and time defined in the Enable Backup dialog box.

Valid values are True/False.

activityControlOptions

clientGroupActivityControl

userGroupName

The name of the user group associated with the client computer group.

associatedUserGroups

clientGroupSecurity

associatedUserGroupsOperationType

The operation to perform on the user groups in the userGroupName parameter in the <associatedUserGroups> element. Valid values are:

  • ADD, to associate new user groups.
  • OVERWRITE, to overwrite the existing user groups with new user groups.
  • DELETE, to delete one or more user groups.

clientGroupSecurity

clientGroupDetail

individualCapabilities

The capabilities of the client computer owners to be acted on by the individualCapabilitiesOperationType parameter.

ownerCapabilities

clientGroupSecurity

individualCapabilitiesOperationType

The operation to perform on the capabilities in the individualCapabilities parameter in the <ownerCapabilities> element. Valid values are:

  • ADD, to add capabilities
  • OVERWRITE, to add the capabilities in the individualCapabilities parameter and to remove all existing capabilities from the client owner
  • DELETE, to remove capabilities

ownerCapabilities

clientGroupSecurity

description

The description of the client computer group.

clientGroupDetail

App_PerformClientGroupReq

val

The path to the content that should be locked when the DLP scan runs.

dlpContents

dlpPropertise

dlpEnableClientKeys

The option to unlock files before backups are performed and to allow users to open locked files without entering a pass-key.

Valid values are True/False.

dlpPropertise

clientGroupDetail

val

The paths or file extensions that should not be locked when the DLP scan runs, for example, *.dll.

dlpFilters

dlpPropertise 

dlpMinFileAgeMins

The age in minutes of a document (created or modified) before it is locked during a DLP scan.

dlpPropertise

clientGroupDetail

dlpScanIntervalMins

The number of minutes the DLP scan waits between scans for new or unlocked content.

dlpPropertise

clientGroupDetail

dlpStolen

The settings related to the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) feature.

dlpPropertise

clientGroupDetail

enableDLP

The option to enable Data Loss Prevention (DLP).

Valid values are True/False.

dlpPropertise

clientGroupDetail

dlpRmNow

The option to erase the files listed in the val parameter in the dlpRmFilters element. This action is irreversible.

Valid values are True/False.

dlpRMProperties

dlpPropertise

dlpRmOfflineDays

The number of days a client must be offline before files are erased.

dlpRMProperties

dlpPropertise

enableRmDLP

The option to enable the Secure Erase feature of Data Loss Prevention (DLP).

Valid values are True/False.

dlpRMProperties

dlpPropertise

val

The path to the content that will be deleted when Secure Erase is activated.

dlpRmContent

dlpRMProperties

val

The paths or file extensions that should not be deleted  when Secure Erase is activated, for example, *.exe.

dlpRmFilters

dlpRMProperties

isAddinClientGroup

Valid values are True/False.

clientGroupDetail

App_PerformClientGroupReq

isEDCInstanceAssociated

Valid values are True/False.

clientGroupDetail

App_PerformClientGroupReq

isEDCInstanceDeleted

Valid values are True/False.

clientGroupDetail

App_PerformClientGroupReq

isNetworkThrottleEnabled

The option to use network throttling. For information on network throttling, see Configuring Network Throttling.

Valid values are True/False.

clientGroupDetail

App_PerformClientGroupReq

isSmartClientGroup

The option to use automatic associations. For information on automatic associations, see Smart Client Groups using Automatic Association.

Valid values are True/False.

clientGroupDetail

App_PerformClientGroupReq

overrideGlobalAuthentication

The option to override Global Authentication.

Valid values are True/False.

This option is supported only for SQL Server Agent.

overrideHigherLevelSettings

clientGroupDetail

useLocalSystemAccount

The option to use the local system account when overriding higher level settings.

This option is supported only for SQL Server Agent.

overrideHigherLevelSettings

clientGroupDetail

userName

The name of the user.

This option is supported only for SQL Server Agent.

userAccount

overrideHigherLevelSettings

op

The rules related to the Smart Client Computer Group (SCG) feature. Use this attribute when the isSmartClientGroup parameter equals "true."

scgRule

clientGroupDetail

op

The rules related to the Smart Client Computer Group (SCG) feature. Use this attribute when the isSmartClientGroup parameter equals "true."

rule

rules

filterID

The rules related to the Smart Client Computer Group (SCG) feature. Use this attribute when the isSmartClientGroup parameter equals "true."

rule

rules

propID

The rules related to the Smart Client Computer Group (SCG) feature. Use this attribute when the isSmartClientGroup parameter equals "true."

rule

rules

propType

The rules related to the Smart Client Computer Group (SCG) feature. Use this attribute when the isSmartClientGroup parameter equals "true."

rule

rules

secValue

The rules related to the Smart Client Computer Group (SCG) feature. Use this attribute when the isSmartClientGroup parameter equals "true."

rule

rules

value

The rules related to the Smart Client Computer Group (SCG) feature. Use this attribute when the isSmartClientGroup parameter equals "true."

rule

rules

clientName

The name of the client.

webSearchServer

clientGroupDetail

clientGroupOperationType

The operation to create a client computer group.

Valid value is Create.

App_PerformClientGroupReq

 

Response

Response Parameters

Parameter

Description

Element

_type_

The CommCell objects associated with the client computer group.

Valid value is CLEINT_GROUP_ENTITY.

clientGroup

clientGroupId

The system-generated ID assigned to the client computer group.

clientGroup

clientGroupName

The name of the client computer group.

clientGroup

Examples

Sample Request

POST <webservice>/ClientGroup HTTP/1.1
Host: client.mydomain.com
Accept: application/xml
Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6
0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f
8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f
40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7
68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323
3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8
Content-type: application/xml

<App_PerformClientGroupReq>
  <clientGroupDetail>
    <clientGroup>
      <clientGroupName>sales_group</clientGroupName>
    </clientGroup>
    <description>client computer group description</description>
  </clientGroupDetail>
  <clientGroupOperationType>Create</clientGroupOperationType>
</App_PerformClientGroupReq>

Sample Response

This is the response when the client computer group is added.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>
<App_PerformClientGroupResp>
  <clientGroupDetail>
    <clientGroup _type_="CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY" clientGroupId="10" clientGroupName="sales_group"/>
  </clientGroupDetail>
</App_PerformClientGroupResp>

This is the response when the client computer group is not added because it already exists.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>
<App_GenericResp errorCode="50209" errorMessage="Data already exists"/>

Last modified: 1/9/2018 10:00:15 PM