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 required on XML and CSV APIs
or updating group permissions to include the api/access permission
BMC recommends use of the 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: