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The web service uses the GET method to retrieve data from a CI. You must provide authentication credentials by using the login API before accessing the data. For information about the authentication process, see Web services authentication.

URL to access the configdata, metadata, or stats API

The generic format of a URL to retrieve data is as follows:

http|https://<serverHost>:<port>/bppmws/api/CI/<resourceID>/<action>?
<queryParam1>&<queryParam2>&...<queryParamn>

Example

http://bppmwsserver:80/bppmws/api/CI/pngp4745.calbro.com/stats?
starttime=2011-05-19T10:00:00&
endtime=2011-05-19T12:00:00&
idType=name&statstype=raw&attributetype=kpi

See Retrieving data from BMC ProactiveNet which lists and explains the attributes and query parameters for the web service that retrieves data.

Response information for the web services that retrieve data from a CI

For response details of the web services that retrieve data, see Response information of the web service APIs that retrieve data.