Cisco Wide Area Application Services API Reference (Software Version 5.2.1)
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Additional Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


This preface describes who should read the Cisco Wide Area Application Services API Reference, how it is organized, and its document conventions. It contains the following sections:

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Additional Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Audience

This application program interface (API) guide is written for the knowledgeable application programmer who understands the basic architecture of the Cisco WAAS software product.

This document provides detailed descriptions of Web Service interfaces supported by the WAAS Central Manager.

This document serves as a reference for developers of open source software (OSS) applications that interface with the WAAS Central Manager Web Service interface. It provides details of input parameters, output parameters and attributes.

Document Organization

This API reference includes the following chapters:

Chapter
Title
Description

Chapter 1

Introduction to the Cisco WAAS Central Manager Monitoring API

Provides an introduction to the programmable interface and the methods and schemas used to retrieve monitoring information using the API.

Chapter 2

Device Configuration Service

Describes the Device Configuration service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 3

Traffic Acceleration Service

Describes the Traffic Acceleration Service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 4

Events and Status Service

Describes the Events and Status service and the actions each performs.

Chapter 5

AppNav Statistics Service

Describes the AppNav Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 6

CIFS Statistics Service

Describes the CIFS Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 7

SMB Statistics Service

Describes the SMB Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 8

HTTP and HTTPS Statistics Services

Describes the HTTP/HTTPS Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 9

MAPI Statistics Service

Describes the MAPI Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 10

NFS Statistics Service

Describes the NFS Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 11

SSL Statistics Service

Describes the SSL Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 12

Video Streaming Statistics Service

Describes the Video Streaming Statistics service and the actions it performs.

Chapter 13

Web Service Objects

Describes the data types that are defined structures or objects in the Central Manager Monitoring API.


Document Conventions

This API reference uses basic conventions to represent text and table information.

Convention
Description

boldface font

Commands, keywords, and button names are in boldface.

italic font

Variables for which you supply values are in italics. Directory names and filenames are also in italics.

screen font

Terminal sessions and information the system displays are printed in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Variables you enter are printed in italic screen font.

plain font

Enter one of a range of options as listed in the syntax description.

^D or Ctrl-D

Hold the Ctrl key while you press the D key.

string

Defined as a nonquoted set of characters.

For example, when setting a community string for SNMP to "public," do not use quotation marks around the string, or the string will include the quotation marks.



Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to materials not contained in the manual.



Tip Means the following information will help you solve a problem. The tips information might not be troubleshooting or even an action, but could be useful information, similar to a Timesaver.


Additional Documentation

For additional information on the Cisco WAAS software, see the following documentation:

Cisco Wide Area Application Services Upgrade Guide

Cisco Wide Area Application Services Quick Configuration Guide

Cisco Wide Area Application Services Configuration Guide

Cisco Wide Area Application Services Command Reference

Cisco Wide Area Application Services Monitoring Guide

Cisco Wide Area Application Services vWAAS Installation and Configuration Guide

Cisco WAAS Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows on a Virtual Blade

Cisco WAAS Troubleshooting Guide for Release 4.1.3 and Later

Cisco WAAS on Service Modules for Cisco Access Routers

Cisco SRE Service Module Configuration and Installation Guide

Configuring Cisco WAAS Network Modules for Cisco Access Routers

WAAS Enhanced Network Modules

Cisco Wide Area Application Services Online Help

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco Wide Area Virtualization Engines

Cisco Wide Area Virtualization Engine 294 Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco Wide Area Virtualization Engine 594 and 694 Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco Wide Area Virtualization Engine 7541, 7571, and 8541 Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco Wide Area Virtualization Engine 274 and 474 Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco Wide Area Virtualization Engine 574 Hardware Installation Guide

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco Content Networking Product Series

Cisco Wide Area Application Engine 7341, 7371, and 674 Hardware Installation Guide

Installing the Cisco WAE Inline Network Adapter

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