Exporting discovered data using the CSV and XML APIs
The BMC Discovery Export APIs enable users to interrogate the datastore using a script or program, and receive data back as a stream of text, an empty string, or a return code. The BMC Discovery Export APIs enable you to:
- automate processes
- extract data for processing in third party applications
Additional permissions are required for XML and CSV APIs. or updating group permissions to include the api/access permission
We recommend the use of REST API for new integrations as it provides more control when retrieving data, and provides a range of additional features across its endpoints.
The following topics describe usage of the Discovery Export APIs: