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Trigger multiple Automation Requests

In the automation requests:

  • version defaults to "1.1" if not specified.

  • user_name defaults to the REST API authenticated user if not specified.

Request:

POST /api/automation_requests
{
  "action" : "create",
  "resources" : [
    {
      "version" : "1.1",
      "uri_parts" :  {
        "namespace" : "System",
        "class" : "Request",
        "instance" : "InspectME",
        "message" : "create"
      },
      "parameters" : {
        "vm_name" : "test_1",
        "var2" : "yyyyy",
        "var3" : 1024,
        "var4" : true,
        "var5" : "last value"
      },
      "requester" :  {
        "user_name" : "jdoe",
        "auto_approve" : true
      }
    },
    {
      "uri_parts" :  {
        "namespace" : "System",
        "class" : "Request",
        "instance" : "InspectME",
        "message" : "create"
      },
      "parameters" : {
        "vm_name" : "test_2",
        "vm_memory" : 1024,
        "memory_limit" : 16384
      },
      "requester" :  {
        "auto_approve" : true
      }
    },
    {
      "uri_parts" :  {
        "namespace" : "System",
        "class" : "Request",
        "instance" : "InspectME",
        "message" : "create"
      },
      "parameters" : {
        "vm_name" : "test_3",
        "vm_memory" : 2048,
        "memory_limit" : 16384
      },
      "requester" :  {
        "auto_approve" : true
      }
    },
    {
      "uri_parts" :  {
        "namespace" : "System",
        "class" : "Request",
        "instance" : "InspectME",
        "message" : "create"
      },
      "parameters" : {
        "vm_name" : "test_4",
        "vm_memory" : 4096,
        "memory_limit" : 16384
      },
      "requester" :  {
        "auto_approve" : true
      }
    }
  ]
}

Response:

{
  "results": [
    {
      "id": 14,
      "description": "Automation Task",
      "approval_state": "approved",
      "type": "AutomationRequest",
      "created_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "updated_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "requester_id": 13,
      "requester_name": "aab",
      "request_type": "automation",
      "request_state": "pending",
      "status": "Ok",
      "options": {
        "message": "create",
        "namespace": "System",
        "class_name": "Request",
        "instance_name": "InspectME",
        "user_id": 13,
        "attrs": {
          "vm_name": "test_1",
          "var2": "yyyyy",
          "var3": 1024,
          "var4": true,
          "var5": "last value",
          "userid": "aab"
        }
      },
      "userid": "aab"
    },
    {
      "id": 15,
      "description": "Automation Task",
      "approval_state": "approved",
      "type": "AutomationRequest",
      "created_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "updated_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "requester_id": 1,
      "requester_name": "Administrator",
      "request_type": "automation",
      "request_state": "pending",
      "status": "Ok",
      "options": {
        "message": "create",
        "namespace": "System",
        "class_name": "Request",
        "instance_name": "InspectME",
        "user_id": 1,
        "attrs": {
          "vm_name": "test_2",
          "vm_memory": 1024,
          "memory_limit": 16384,
          "userid": "admin"
        }
      },
      "userid": "admin"
    },
    {
      "id": 16,
      "description": "Automation Task",
      "approval_state": "approved",
      "type": "AutomationRequest",
      "created_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "updated_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "requester_id": 1,
      "requester_name": "Administrator",
      "request_type": "automation",
      "request_state": "pending",
      "status": "Ok",
      "options": {
        "message": "create",
        "namespace": "System",
        "class_name": "Request",
        "instance_name": "InspectME",
        "user_id": 1,
        "attrs": {
          "vm_name": "test_3",
          "vm_memory": 2048,
          "memory_limit": 16384,
          "userid": "admin"
        }
      },
      "userid": "admin"
    },
    {
      "id": 17,
      "description": "Automation Task",
      "approval_state": "approved",
      "type": "AutomationRequest",
      "created_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "updated_on": "2015-04-16T21:59:42Z",
      "requester_id": 1,
      "requester_name": "Administrator",
      "request_type": "automation",
      "request_state": "pending",
      "status": "Ok",
      "options": {
        "message": "create",
        "namespace": "System",
        "class_name": "Request",
        "instance_name": "InspectME",
        "user_id": 1,
        "attrs": {
          "vm_name": "test_4",
          "vm_memory": 4096,
          "memory_limit": 16384,
          "userid": "admin"
        }
      },
      "userid": "admin"
    }
  ]
}