OperatingSystem class (Provider API)

The OperatingSystem class represents an executing instance of some operating system. It also captures the install aspect via the SoftwareResource inheritance relation. OperatingSystem is a type of SoftwareHost that executes on bare metal, rather than on some other SoftwareHost.

OperatingSystem class APIs

The following tables list the basic APIs, operation APIs, and relationship APIs for the OperatingSystem class.

Basic APIs

Name

HTTP
method

URI

Description

create

POST

csm/OperatingSystem

Creates a OperatingSystem object.

Operation APIs

Name

HTTP
method

URI

Description

destructor

POST

csm/OperatingSystem/destructor

Destructor for an OperatingSystem class object

start

POST

csm/OperatingSystem/guid/start

Start the object specified by the <guid> in the URI.

stop

POST

csm/OperatingSystem/guid/stop

Stop the object specified by the <guid> in the URI.

Relationship APIs

The OperatingSystem class has no relationship APIs.

OperatingSystem class relationships and attributes

The following tables list the relationships and attributes of the OperatingSystem class.

Relationships

Name

Type

Multi-
plicity

Description

server

Server

1

Server associated with the operating system instance

applicationSoftware

ApplicationSoftware

0..*

hostedRunningSoftware

RunningSoftware

0..*

Attributes

Name

Type

Multi-
plicity

Description

manufacturer

String

1

Name of the software manufacturer

patchLevel

String

0..1

Patch level of the software

productCatalogId

String

0..1

Product catalog identifier for the software

productName

String

1

Name of the software product

version

String

0..1

Software version

externalID

String

0..1

Identifier used for the object by an external provider

owner

String

0..1

Name of the owner of the object

reconciliationID

String

0..1

Reconciliation identity value for the object from the BMC Atrium CMDB

tokenID

String

0..1

Token identifier

description

String

0..1

Text that describes the object

guid

String

1

Globally unique identifier for the object

labels

String

0..*

modifiedDate

Date

0..1

Date the Cloudobject was modified

name

String

1

Human-readable name of the object

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