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External Systems

Resource: External Systems ( /api/externalsystems )

This is a collection resource which allows the search and retrieval of all or a subset of external systems (Defect Trackers, Enterprise Architect connections etc.).

Root Relation: ExternalSystems

This resource supports the following methods: GET, POST

Methods

GET


Retrieves all (or a subset) of external systems.

This method supports the OData parameters $filter, $top, $take, $orderby and $inlinecount. See OData Topic for more details.

Required Permissions

  • Resources/ExternalLinks

Supported Expansions

For more details on expansions, please see the Expand help topic.

Status Codes

These are the expected status codes returned by the service. In addition, some other status codes may be returned if either an internal error occurs or there is an authentication issue (such as an expired OAuth token).

StatusDescription
200 - OKReturned if the request was completed successfully.

Example - Get all external systems

An example of retrieving all external systems.

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Acceptapplication/json

Response Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-Typeapplication/json; charset=utf-8

Response Body

{
  "Skip": 0,
  "Top": 25,
  "Total": 2,
  "Items": [
    {
      "Id": "744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d",
      "OrganisationId": null,
      "Name": "Jira",
      "Type": "Jira",
      "ConnectionType": "Jira",
      "ConnectionString": "http://mycompany.com:8090/",
      "Enabled": true,
      "QualifiedName": null,
      "TypeDescription": null,
      "NumberOfLinks": 0,
      "Categories": [],
      "UserName": "remote",
      "HasPassword": true,
      "ConfigurationComplete": true,
      "ConfigurationProblems": [],
      "Self": "http://localhost/api/externalsystem/744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d"
    },
    {
      "Id": "a01fc7ed-3492-4792-9a0b-e2b52fa10913",
      "OrganisationId": null,
      "Name": "TFS",
      "Type": "TFS2010",
      "ConnectionType": "TFS2010",
      "ConnectionString": "http://tfs.mycompany.com:8080/tfs/Projects",
      "Enabled": true,
      "QualifiedName": null,
      "TypeDescription": null,
      "NumberOfLinks": 0,
      "Categories": [],
      "UserName": "remote_tfs",
      "HasPassword": true,
      "ConfigurationComplete": true,
      "ConfigurationProblems": [],
      "Self": "http://localhost/api/externalsystem/a01fc7ed-3492-4792-9a0b-e2b52fa10913"
    }
  ],
  "Self": "http://localhost/ExternalSystems"
}

Status Code

200 - OK

Example - Get external systems filtered by type

An example of retrieving a set of external systems by type using the ODATA $filter query parameter.

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Acceptapplication/json

Request Parameters

KeyValueDescription
$filterType eq 'Jira'The ODATA $filter parameter, this query parameter should be url encoded i.e. $filter=Type%20eq%20'Jira'.

Response Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-Typeapplication/json; charset=utf-8

Response Body

{
  "Skip": 0,
  "Top": 25,
  "Total": 1,
  "Items": [
    {
      "Id": "744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d",
      "OrganisationId": null,
      "Name": "Jira",
      "Type": "Jira",
      "ConnectionType": "Jira",
      "ConnectionString": "http://mycompany.com:8090/",
      "Enabled": true,
      "QualifiedName": null,
      "TypeDescription": null,
      "NumberOfLinks": 0,
      "Categories": [],
      "UserName": "remote",
      "HasPassword": true,
      "ConfigurationComplete": true,
      "ConfigurationProblems": [],
      "Self": "http://localhost/api/externalsystem/744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d"
    }
  ],
  "Self": "http://localhost/ExternalSystems?$filter=Type eq 'Jira'"
}

Status Code

200 - OK

POST


Create a new external system.

Required Permissions

  • Resources/ExternalLinks

Supported Expansions

For more details on expansions, please see the Expand help topic.

Status Codes

These are the expected status codes returned by the service. In addition, some other status codes may be returned if either an internal error occurs or there is an authentication issue (such as an expired OAuth token).

StatusDescription
201 - CreatedReturned if the request was completed successfully.

Example - Create new external system

An example of creating a new external system (without any additional field values).

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-typeapplication/json
Acceptapplication/json

Request Body

{
  "Type": "Jira",
  "Name": "Jira"
}

Response Headers

KeyValueDescription
Locationhttp://localhost/api/externalsystem/744904D6-9612-4E87-A718-7B5D80C0060D
Content-Typeapplication/json; charset=utf-8

Response Body

{
  "Id": "744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d",
  "OrganisationId": null,
  "Name": "Jira",
  "Type": "Jira",
  "ConnectionType": "Jira",
  "ConnectionString": "http://mycompany.com:8090/",
  "Enabled": true,
  "QualifiedName": null,
  "TypeDescription": null,
  "NumberOfLinks": 0,
  "Categories": [],
  "UserName": "remote",
  "HasPassword": true,
  "ConfigurationComplete": true,
  "ConfigurationProblems": [],
  "Self": "http://localhost/api/externalsystem/744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d"
}

Status Code

201 - Created

Example - Create new external system (with field values)

An example of creating a new external system with full configuration supplied in field values.

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-typeapplication/json
Acceptapplication/json

Request Parameters

KeyValueDescription
$expandFieldValuesInclude field values in response.

Request Body

{
  "Type": "Jira",
  "Name": "Jira",
  "FieldValues": {
    "Url": "http://mycompany.com:8090/",
    "UserName": "remote",
    "Password": "password",
    "IgnoreInvalidRemoteCertificates": false
  }
}

Response Headers

KeyValueDescription
Locationhttp://localhost/api/externalsystem/744904D6-9612-4E87-A718-7B5D80C0060D
Content-Typeapplication/json; charset=utf-8

Response Body

{
  "Id": "744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d",
  "OrganisationId": null,
  "Name": "Jira",
  "Type": "Jira",
  "ConnectionType": "Jira",
  "ConnectionString": "http://mycompany.com:8090/",
  "Enabled": true,
  "QualifiedName": null,
  "TypeDescription": null,
  "NumberOfLinks": 0,
  "Categories": [],
  "UserName": "remote",
  "HasPassword": true,
  "ConfigurationComplete": true,
  "ConfigurationProblems": [],
  "FieldValues": {
    "Url": "http://mycompany.com:8090/",
    "UserName": "remote",
    "Password": "password",
    "IgnoreInvalidRemoteCertificates": false
  },
  "Self": "http://localhost/api/externalsystem/744904d6-9612-4e87-a718-7b5d80c0060d"
}

Status Code

201 - Created