This documentation supports the 11.3 version of BMC Discovery.

To view an earlier version of the product, select the version from the Product version menu.


The following parameters are required for each script that interrogates the datastore:

  • A valid query string as recognized by the datastore.
    See the Using the Query Language for details of the syntax of datastore queries.
  • A valid user name and password.
    If you do not supply the correct credentials, the query fails.


    Unless you are using https, user names and passwords that are sent from a script are transmitted unencrypted.

  • The CSV API accepts an optional Boolean parameter enabling you to specify whether column headings are to be returned with CSV data. This parameter is ignored by the XML API.
    • To specify that headings are returned, use headings=1, the default.
    • To specify that headings are not returned, use headings=0.
      For example:


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