POST /osImages/remoteFileServers

Use this POST method to create a remote file-server profile.

The public key is returned in the response body. The generated private key is stored in Lenovo XClarity Administrator.

Note: This REST API requires Lenovo XClarity Administrator v1.3.0 or later.

Authentication

Authentication with user name and password is required.

Request URL

POST https://<management_server_IP>/osImages/remoteFileServers

Query parameters

None

Request body

Attributes Required / Optional Type Description
address Required String IP address of the remote file server
displayName Required String User-defined name of the remote file server
keyComment Optional String Key comment
keyPassphras Optional String Key passphrase
keyType Optional String Type of encryption algorithm. This can be one of the following values.
  • RSA-2048

  • RSA-4096

  • ECDSA-521-secp521r1

password Optional String Password to connect to the remote file server
port Required Integer Port number
protocol Required String Server protocol. This can be one of the following values.
  • HTTP

  • HTTPS

  • FTP

  • SFTP

serverId Optional String Profile ID for the remote file server

If specified, the profile is modified. If not specified, a new profile is created.

username Optional String User name to connect to the remote file server

Request example

The following example creates a new remote file-server profile using a security key.
{
   "address" : "192.168.1.10",
   "keyPassphrase": "Passw0rd",
   "keyType" : "RSA-2048", 
   "port" : 8080,
   "protocol" : "HTTPS"
}

Response codes

Code Description
200 OK. The request completed successfully.
400 Bad Request. A remote file server with the same name already exists. Remote file server names must be unique. Specify a unique name and retry the request.
500 Internal server error. An internal error occurred.

Response body

Attributes Type Description
address String IP address of the remote file server
keySignature String SFTP server key signature
port integer Port number
protocol String Server protocol. This can be one of the following values.
  • HTTP

  • HTTPS

  • FTP

  • SFTP

serverId String Profile ID for the remote file server
serverPublicKey String XClarity Administrator generated public key
result String Result of the request. This can be one of the following values.
  • success. The request completed successfully.
  • failed. The request failed. A descriptive error message was returned.
messages Array of objects Information about one or more messages
  explanation String Additional information to clarify the reason for the message
  id String Message identifier of a returned message
  recovery Object Recovery information
    text String User actions that can be taken to recover from the event
    URL String Link to the help system for more information, if available
  text String Message text associated with the message identifier

Response example

{
   "address" : "192.168.1.10",
   "keySignature" : "WJILKEKJLKJLKSJ092039230948…",	
   "port" : 8080,
   "protocol" : "SFTP",   
   "serverId" : "100",
   "serverPublicKey" : "KADKJADSKF94JK9O$#@@5983739AD…",
   "result": "success",
   "messages": [{
      "id": "FQXHMSE0001I",
      "explanation": "",
      "recovery": {
         "text": "Information only; no action is required.",
         "URL": ""
      },
      "text": "The request completed successfully."
   }]
}