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REST API - GET Subclient Properties

This operation returns the properties associated with a subclient.

Request

Syntax

GET <webservice>/Subclient/{subclientId} HTTP/1.1
Host: <host name>
Accept: application/xml
Authtoken: <authentication token>

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 Parameters

Name

Description

Required

subclientId

The subclient ID for the subclient. If the subclient ID is not known, use the GET Subclient API to retrieve it.

Yes

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.

Response

Response Parameters

Parameter

Description

Element

allowMultipleDataReaders

The option to allow multiple data reads for a single Windows physical drive or Unix mount point during backups on the subclient.

Valid values are True/False.

commonProperties

description

The description of the subclient.

commonProperties

enableBackup

The option to enable/disable backup.

Valid values are True/False.

commonProperties

encryptionFlag

The option to set the encryption points during backups.

Valid values are:

  • ENC_MEDIA_ONLY, to encrypt the backup data after transmission and prior to storage on the media.
  • ENC_NETWORK_AND_MEDIA, to encrypt the backup data before transmission. The data is stored encrypted on the media.
  • ENC_NETWORK_ONLY, to encrypt the backup data for transmission and then decrypt the data prior to storage on the media.
  • ENC_NONE, to disable data encryption.

commonProperties

fsFLRReplicationOptions

A value corresponding to the enabled replication settings for the subclient. If multiple replication settings are enabled, then the value is equal to the sum of the individual values of the enabled settings. For example, a value of 7 means that the enabled replication settings for the subclient are Smart replication (1), remote replication (2), and compression (4).

Valid values for enabled settings are:

  • 1: Smart replication
  • 2: Remote replication
  • 4: Compression
  • 8: Encryption
  • 16: Follow mount points
  • 32: Include access control lists (ACL)
  • 64: Allow recovery points
  • 128: Auto mount snapshot after recovery point creation
  • 256: Use QSnap to create recovery points
  • 512:Use VSS to create recovery points
  • 1024: Use LVM to create recovery points
  • 2048: Use ONTAP to create recovery points
  • 4096: Clean shutdown mode for Exchange Database recovery points
  • 8192:All pairs in the replication set are disk library replication (SDR)
  • 16384: Journaling disabled
  • 32768: CDR
  • 65536: Discrete data replication (DDR)
  • 131072: WBA
  • 262144: Enable CRC during data transfer
  • 524288: Snapshots disabled for DDR
  • 1048576: Preserve write order for UNIX
  • 2097152: Fan-in
  • 4194304: Backup system state
  • 8388608: Use snapshot hardware system state

commonProperties

isKeepItemPastExpiryTime

Valid values are True/False.

commonProperties

numberOfBackupStreams

The option to set the number of backup streams.

commonProperties

readBuffersize

 

 

runPostBackup

The option to run a process after the backup completes.

Valid values are Yes/No.

prepostProcess

_type_

The CommCell objects associated with the snap to tape proxy host.

Valid value is CLIENT_ENTITY.

snapToTapeProxyHost

clientId

The system-generated ID assigned to the client.

snapToTapeProxyHost

applicableReadSize

The amount of application data backup jobs will read for each unit transferred to the MediaAgent.

Valid kilobyte values are 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, or 4096.

storageDevice

networkAgents

The option to specify the number of processes the subclient uses to transfer data over a network.

Valid values are 1-4 on Windows computers or 1-2 on UNIX computers.

storageDevice

softwareCompression

The option to enable compression on the client or the MediaAgent computer.

Valid values are:

  • ON_CLIENT, to enable software compression on the client.
  • ON_MEDIAAGENT, to enable software compression on the MediaAgent.
  • USE_STORAGE_POLICY_SETTINGS, to use the software compression options defined on the storage policy.
  • OFF, to disable software compression.

storageDevice

throttleNetworkBandwidth

The maximum network bandwidth per network agent (in megabytes per hour).

Valid values are 2-2147483647.

storageDevice

_type_

The CommCell objects associated with the backup storage policy.

Valid value is STORAGE_POLICY_ENTITY.

dataBackupStoragePolicy

storagePolicyId

The system-generated ID assigned to the storage policy associated with the subclient backup.

dataBackupStoragePolicy

enableDeduplication

The option to enable deduplication on the subclient.

Valid values are True/False.

deDuplicationOptions

generateSignature

A component of deduplication performed on the client or MediaAgent computer.

Valid values are:

  • ON_CLIENT, to enable signature generation on the client.
  • ON_MEDIA_AGENT, to enable signature generation on the MediaAgent.
  • OFF, to disable signature generation.

deDuplicationOptions

path

The location of the content to back up.

content

excludePath

The location of the content to exclude from the backup.

content

includePath

The location of the content to back up if the excludePath parameter is used but exceptions exist.

content

backupSystemState

The option to enable/disable backing up the system state. This option should not be enabled in more than one subclient per backup set to avoid system state backup failures.

Valid values are True/False.

fsSubClientProp

backupSystemStateforFullBkpOnly

The option to backup the system state only during full backups. This parameter is available when the backupSystemState parameter is set to True.

Valid values are True/False.

fsSubClientProp

daysToKeepItems

The number days to keep files deleted by a user. This parameter is available when the retentionRule parameter is set to AFTER.

fsSubClientProp

retentionRule

The option to prune files deleted by a user. When the synthetic full backup is run at the end of specified retention period, the deleted files will be dropped from the synthetic full backup.

Valid values are:

  • IMMEDIATELY, prune the deleted items from the next synthetic full backup/backup cycle.
  • AFTER, prune the deleted items from the next synthetic full backup/backup cycle after the number of days defined in the daysToKeepItems parameter.
  • NEVER, never prune the deleted items.

fsSubClientProp

useGlobalFilters

The option to enable global filters.

Valid values are:

  • ON, to enable global filters for the subclient.
  • USE_CELL_LEVEL_POLICY, to enable global filters if the Use Global Filters on All Subclients option is enabled on the Control Panel (Global Filters) dialog. If the option is disabled, USE_CELL_LEVEL_POLICY will disable global filters for the subclient.
  • OFF, to disable global filters.

fsSubClientProp

useVSS

The option to enable/disable VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) to back up the file system data.

Valid values are True/False.

fsSubClientProp

_type_

The CommCell objects associated with the subclient.

Valid value is SUBCLIENT_ENTITY.

subClientEntity

appName

The name of the application.

Valid values are:

  • Active Directory
  • DB2
  • DB2 MultiNode
  • DB2 on UNIX
  • Documentum
  • Exchange Database
  • File System
  • Informix Database
  • MySQL
  • NAS
  • Notes Database
  • Oracle
  • Oracle RAC
  • PostgreSQL
  • SAP HANA
  • SAP for MAX DB
  • SAP for Oracle
  • Sharepoint Server
  • SQL Server
  • Sybase Database
  • Virtual Server

 

 

subClientEntity

applicationId

The ID of the application.

Valid values are:

  • 53, for Exchange Database
  • 33, for File System
  • 104, for MySQL
  • 13, for NAS
  • 59, for Notes Database
  • 22, for Oracle
  • 80, for Oracle RAC
  • 125, for PostgreSQL
  • 79, for SAP for MAX DB
  • 61, for SAP for Oracle
  • 81, for SQL Server
  • 5, for Sybase Database
  • 106, Virtual Server

 

subClientEntity

backupsetName

The name of the backup set.

subClientEntity

backupsetId

The system-generated ID assigned to the backup set.

subClientEntity

clientName

The name of the client.

subClientEntity

clientId

The system-generated ID assigned to the client.

subClientEntity

instanceName

The name of the instance, for example: DefaultInstanceName.

subClientEntity

instanceId

The system-generated ID assigned to the instance.

subClientEntity

subclientName

The name of the subclient.

subClientEntity

subclientId

The system-generated ID assigned to the subclient.

subClientEntity

Examples

Example Request

GET <webservice>/Subclient/6 HTTP/1.1
Host: client.mydomain.com
Accept: application/xml
Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6
0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f
8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f
40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7
68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323
3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

Example Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>
<App_GetSubClientPropertiesResponse>
  <subClientProperties>
    <commonProperties enableBackup="true" description="compliance" encryptionFlag="ENC_NETWORK_AND_MEDIA" fsFLRReplicationOptions="540672" isKeepItemPastExpiryTime="true" numberOfBackupStreams="2" readBuffersize="256">
      <prepostProcess runPostBackup="NO"/>
      <snapCopyInfo>
        <snapToTapeProxyHost _type_="CLIENT_ENTITY" clientId="2"/>
      </snapCopyInfo>
      <storageDevice applicableReadSize="4096" networkAgents="2" softwareCompression="USE_STORAGE_POLICY_SETTINGS" throttleNetworkBandwidth="-1">
        <dataBackupStoragePolicy _type_="STORAGE_POLICY_ENTITY" storagePolicyId="7"/>
        <deDuplicationOptions enableDeduplication="true" generateSignature="ON_CLIENT"/>
      </storageDevice>
    </commonProperties>
    <content path="C:\\DOC_folder"/>
    <fsSubClientProp backupSystemState="false" backupSystemStateforFullBkpOnly="false" retentionRule="IMMEDIATELY" useGlobalFilters="OFF" useVSS="true"/>
    <impersonateUser/>
    <subClientEntity _type_="SUBCLIENT_ENTITY" applicationId="33" backupsetId="3" clientId="2" instanceId="1" subclientId="6"/>
  </subClientProperties>
</App_GetSubClientPropertiesResponse>

Last modified: 3/3/2020 4:45:42 PM