Example: Start log packaging

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Version
9.7.x
File Size
4269 KB
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-95HCPH002-19

Here’s a sample POST request that packages system logs for download. The command requests to package logs between the dates of 8/19/2017 and 8/21/2017. The dates are specified in an XML file named logPrepare.xml. The request is made using a system-level user account that includes the administrator role.

Request body in XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<logPrepare>
    <startDate>08/19/2017</startDate>
    <endDate>08/21/2017</endDate>
</logPrepare>

Request with cURL command line

curl -iX POST -d @logPrepare.xml -k -i -H "Content-type: application/xml"
    -H "Authorization: HCP YWxscm9sZXM=:04EC9F614D89FF5C7126D32ACB448382"
    "https://admin.hcp.example.com:9090/mapi/logs/prepare"

Request in Python using PycURL

import pycurl
import os
filename = "logPrepare.xml"
filehandle = open(filename, "rb")
filesize = os.path.getsize(filename)
curl = pycurl.Curl()
curl.setopt(pycurl.VERBOSE, True)
curl.setopt(pycurl.CUSTOMREQUEST, "POST")
curl.setopt(pycurl.READFUNCTION, filehandle.read)
curl.setopt(pycurl.HTTPHEADER, ["Content-Type: application/xml", \
"Authorization: HCP YWxscm9sZXM=:04EC9F614D89FF5C7126D32ACB448382"])
curl.setopt(pycurl.URL, "https://admin.hcp.example.com:9090/mapi/logs/prepare")
curl.setopt(pycurl.SSL_VERIFYPEER, False)
curl.setopt(pycurl.SSL_VERIFYHOST, False)
curl.setopt(pycurl.UPLOAD, 1)
curl.setopt(pycurl.INFILESIZE, filesize)
curl.perform()
filehandle.close()
curl.close()

Request headers

POST /mapi/logs/prepare HTTP/1.1
Host: admin.hcp.example.com:9090
Authorization: HCP YWxscm9sZXM=:04EC9F614D89FF5C7126D32ACB448382
Content-Type: application/xml
Content-Length: 56

Response headers

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
X-HCP-SoftwareVersion: 9.0.0.2
Content-Length: 0