Adding Remote Agents

Use this API to add remote agents for monitoring to the eG manager.

URL: http://<eG manager IP:port>/api/eg/orchestration/addremoteagent

Method: POST

Content-Type: application/json

Inputs to be Specified
Parameters Key values Example


managerurl: Base URL of the eG Manager i.e., http://<IP address of the eG console:Port>

user: eG username or domain/eG username

pwd: Base64 encoded password

Example with Default key values:








"hostip":"Host IP",

"agentname":"Remote Agent name"



Success Response
Type Code Content




"Succeed": "Remote agent has been added successfully."



Failure Response
Type Code Content




"Error": "The agent name you are trying to add already exists. Please use another agent name."


Figure 1 : Example to add a remote agent using Postman REST Client

Adding Remote Agents using cURL

To add a remote agent through the REST API using cURL, the command should be specified in the following format:

curl --location --request POST "http://<eG Manager IP:Port>/api/eg/orchestration/adaddremoteagent" -H "managerurl:http://<eG Manager IP:Port>" -H "user:<eG username or domain/eG username>" -H "pwd:Base64 encoded password" -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data-raw "{'hostip': 'Host IP', 'agentname': 'Remote Agent name'}"

Figure 2 shows an example of adding a remote agent using cURL.

Figure 2 : Adding a remote agent using cURL