Cisco DCNM Web Services API Guide, Release 4.2
SecurityApp Service
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SecurityApp Service

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SecurityApp Service

Information About SecurityApp Service

getSessionId


SecurityApp Service


This chapter describes the DCNM web services' API methods for the SecurityApp service.

Information About SecurityApp Service

Security services provide the various functions related to DCNM server access control. Access control allows you to control who is allowed access to DCNM server resources and what services they are allowed to access. Typically, users are assigned an ID number (session ID) and password that allows them to access information and to perform operations within their authority. The API categories are as follows:

Query/Get APIs—Query security related information (authorized operations) from the persistent database.

Create APIs—Create new application user.

Modify APIs—Modify basic attributes of existing application user.

Delete APIs—Delete existing application user.

getSessionId

This operation creates and returns the session Id for the current user.

The session Id is used for subsequent requests.

Parameters

opContext—the operational context.

Return Value

Session ID String.