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What's new in each version

The following sections list the features added in each version of the HPE OmniStack REST API.

Version 1.11 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.7.8)

Version 1.11 of the REST API added the following features:

  • Added infosight_configuration properties to the hosts and omnistack_clusters objects

Version 1.10 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.7.7)

Version 1.10 of the REST API added the following features:

  • Certificate management
  • Improved performance for GET backups

Version 1.9 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.7.6)

Version 1.9 of the REST API added the following features:

  • Perform file level restore from backups
  • Shutdown a Virtual Controller, cancel the shutdown, and check the status of the shutdown operation
  • Remove an HPE OmniStack host from a federation
  • Backup rule impact reporting

Version 1.8 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.7.5)

Version 1.8 of the REST API added the following features:

Version 1.7 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.7.3)

Version 1.7 of the REST API added the following new operations for backups objects:

  • Calculates the unique size of a specified backup
  • Cancels a specific running backup

Version 1.6 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.7.2)

Version 1.6 of the REST API added the following features:

  • Added the following fields for host objects:

    • federation_mask
    • federation_mtu
    • management_mask
    • management_mtu
    • storage_mask
    • storage_mtu
  • Added the following field for datastore and omnistack_clusters objects:

    • hypervisor_management_system

Version 1.5 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.7.0)

Version 1.5 of the REST API added the following features:

  • Set backup policy for multiple virtual_machines with one operation
  • Renamed hypervisor_management_system to hypervisor_type
  • Added support for an emergency grant_type to enable you to restore virtual machines in situations in which the Hypervisor Management System has become unavailable
  • Added support for revoking OAuth tokens
  • Added support for searching for objects by one or more IDs

Version 1.4 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.6.2)

Version 1.4 of the REST API added the following features:

  • Suspend or resume policy-based backups for a host, omnistack_cluster, or entire federation
  • Delete multiple backups with one POST request
  • Added hypervisor_management_system for backup, datastore, omnistack_cluster, and virtual_machine objects
  • Added the following fields for backup, datastore, and virtual_machine objects:

    • compute_cluster_parent_hypervisor_object_id
    • compute_cluster_parent_name +Added the following fields for backup objects:
    • unique_size_bytes
    • unique_size_timestamp +virtual_machine_type +Added the following optional fields for virtual_machine objects:
    • hypervisor_allocated_capacity
    • hypervisor_cpu_count
    • hypervisor_free_space
    • hypervisor_is_template
    • hypervisor_total_memory
    • hypervisor_virtual_disk_count
  • Added the following fields for host objects:

    • can_rollback
    • compute_cluster_parent_hypervisor_object_id
    • compute_cluster_parent_name
    • current_feature_level
    • policy_enabled
    • potential_feature_level
    • upgrade_state
  • Added version for omnistack_cluster objects
  • Faster performance and additional query options for omnistack_cluster objects
  • Filter backup, datastore, and omnistack_cluster objects using multiple values in a comma-separated (OR) list

Version 1.3 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.6.1)

Version 1.3 of the added the following features:

  • Association of omnistack_cluster objects with Hypervisor Management System (HMS) clusters
  • The new hypervisor_object_parent_name and hypervisor_object_parent_id properties identify the parent of an omnistack_cluster
  • Set the retention time for one or more backups
  • Cluster throughput
  • Cluster connectivity
  • Set the time zone for a cluster
  • Request a list of valid time zones for use when setting the time zone for a cluster
  • Request the amount of life remaining for solid state drives (SSDs)
  • Get the upgrade status for clusters
  • Increased security resulting from removing the ability to refresh OAuth 2 tokens
  • Filter virtual_machine objects using multiple values in a comma-separated (OR) list

Version 1.2 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.5.3)

Version 1.2 of the added the following features:

  • Ability to set a backup policy for a datastore
  • Host capacity metrics
  • virtual_machine hypervisor power state
  • omnistack_cluster associated hypervisor object ID and time zone
  • Host associated compute cluster information

Version 1.1 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.5.2)

Version 1.1 of the added the following features:

  • Ability to query the REST version
  • vCenter Server linked mode support
  • Rename, copy, and lock backups
  • Performance metrics
  • Host hardware reporting

Version 1 (released with HPE OmniStack 3.5.1)

The initial version of the REST API focused on orchestration tools and included the following features:

  • Management: Perform common operations, such as clone, back up, restore, move, and set policy
  • Reporting: Retrieve storage utilization per node and datacenter efficiency data
  • Simple query support: Retrieve and information using straight-forward, intuitive queries, and perform sorting, filtering, and paging for all object types
  • Interactive documentation: Access an intuitive, comprehensive, real-time HTML5 reference

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