----- Original Message ----- > From: "Indunil Jayasooriya" <induni...@gmail.com> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2015 7:50:03 AM > Subject: [ovirt-users] schedule a VM backup in ovirt 3.5 > > Hi list, > > I want to schedule a VM backup in ovirt 3.5. I read below URL. > > http://www.ovirt.org/Features/Backup-Restore_API_Integration#Full_VM_Backups > > It gives an below example of VM backup > > > Example for VM Backup > > > * Use existing VM Snapshot/Create a vm snapshot (example): > URL = SERVER:PORT/api/vms/VM_ID/snapshots > Method = POST > (with Content-Type:application/xml header) > Body = > <snapshot> > <description>Virtual Machine 1 - Snapshot For Backup</description> > </snapshot> > > > But, How can I find the VM_ID of the VM that I want to backup?
look at: https://engine.example.com/ovirt-engine/api/vms it lists all the vms and shows both the VM name and it's ID > > How can I write this below format? > URL = SERVER:PORT/api/vms/VM_ID/snapshots > > MY Ovirt Engine manager is running on another PC. (let's say > engine.example.com ) i can access it by typing https://engine.example.com/ > > is it https://engine.example.com/api/vms/ VM_ID /snapshots ? I can't access > it in firefox browser? the correct address should be https://engine.example.com/ovirt-engine/api/vms/ VM_ID /snapshots > > Should I write a script? is there any Youtube video or doc that makes me to > understand this? it depends a lot on language you want to use. If you want to use for example python you could try this guide to python sdk http://www.ovirt.org/Python-sdk > > Hope to hear from you. > > > > > > > > -- > cat /etc/motd > > Thank you > Indunil Jayasooriya > http://www.theravadanet.net/ > http://www.siyabas.lk/sinhala_how_to_install.html - Download Sinhala Fonts > > > _______________________________________________ > Users mailing list > Users@ovirt.org > http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users > _______________________________________________ Users mailing list Users@ovirt.org http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users