How Does eG REST API Work?

From any REST Client, administrators can perform critical configuration tasks on the eG manager.

Figure 1 : How the eG REST API works

Pre-Requisites for Configuring the Target Environment using the REST API

The eG REST API capability can perform critical configuration tasks on the eG manager only when the following pre-requisites are fulfilled:

  • API consumer should have connectivity with eG manager
  • API consumer requires a valid eG user account to access the API
  • Provide valid password to be authenticated by the eG manager

Actions Supported by the eG REST API

The eG REST API can be used to perform the following actions:

  • Orchestration
  • Analytics and
  • Miscellaneous Services

Each of these actions is explained in detail in the forthcoming chapters.