Playing with REST API

Overview

In this article, I will describe how REST API works natively in Red Hat CloudForms.

REST stands for Representational State Transfer. REST is a web standard based architecture and uses HTTP protocol for data communication. It revolves around resources where every component is a resource and is accessed by a common interface using HTTP standards method.  

Red Hat CloudForms provides APIs to integrate external systems and initiate provisioning via CloudForms. In CloudForms, REST can be accessed by adding “/api” prefix to the URL.  

 

https://<IP or hostname of appliance> /api/

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Infrastructure Tour Italy Part 1

Introduction

Red Hat held an event on the infrastructure part of our portfolio in Milan and Rome on April 17th and 19th, 2018. One of the two demos presented was the management of a hybrid cloud environment with the Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Red Hat CloudForms.

 

The event information and agenda is available at:

https://www.redhat.com/en/events/infrastructure-tour-milan-2018

https://www.redhat.com/en/events/infrastructure-tour-rome-2018

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CloudForms in AWS Summary and recap

For the last few posts Laurent Domb has been explaining how to squeeze CloudForms and AWS integration by teaching you how to:

  • Upload the CF images to AWS
  • Create all the needed config files in AWS
  • Deploy CF on AWS
  • Configure the new in 4.6 SmartState Analysis (SSA)
  • Use that SSA to add a compliance policy to an instance
  • Use AWS authentication in CF

 

You can find the blog posts here:

Please let us know what are your thoughts and which other series would you like to read in the blog