Users and Access-Control REST API

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This REST API allows to manage users allowed to use Mission Portal as also Role Based Access Control settings.

List users

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/user

Method: GET

List all users. API call allowed only for administrator.

Parameters:

  • id (regex string) Regular expression for filtering usernames.
  • external ('true', 'false') Returns only internal users (false) or only external (true), or all if not specified.

Example response:

{
  "meta": {
    "page": 1,
    "count": 3,
    "total": 3,
    "timestamp": 1437383957
  },
  "data": [
    {
      "id": "CFE_ROBOT",
      "email": "admin@organisation.com",
      "roles": [
        "admin",
        "cf_remoteagent"
      ],
      "external": false
    },
    {
      "id": "admin",
      "name": "admin",
      "email": "admin@organisation.com",
      "roles": [
        "admin",
        "cf_remoteagent"
      ],
      "external": false
    },
    {
      "id": "user_1",
      "email": "user_1@example.com",
      "roles": [
        "linux_team"
      ],
      "external": false
    }
  ]
}

Output:

  • id User name.
  • email Email address.
  • roles List of assigned RBAC roles.
  • external Is user from external source (LDAP/AD).

Example usage: Example: Listing Users

Get user data

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/user/:username

Method: GET

Get info for a specified user. API call allowed only for administrator.

Example response:

{
  "meta": {
    "page": 1,
    "count": 1,
    "total": 1,
    "timestamp": 1437385581
  },
  "data": [
    {
      "id": "user_1",
      "name": "",
      "email": "user_1@example.com",
      "roles": [
        "linux_team"
      ],
      "external": false
    }
  ]
}

Output:

  • id User name.
  • email Email address.
  • roles List of assigned RBAC roles.
  • external Is user from external source (LDAP/AD).

Example usage: Example: Retrieving a User

Create new user

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/user/:username

Method: PUT

Create a new user. API call allowed only for administrator.

Example Request Body:

{
  "email": "user_1@example.com",
  "roles": [
    "linux_team"
  ]
}

Example usage: Example: Creating a New User

Update user

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/user/:username

Method: POST

Update user information. API call allowed only for administrator.

Example Request Body:

{
  "email": "user_1@example.com",
  "roles": [
    "linux_team"
  ]
}

Example usage: Example: Updating an Existing User, Example: Adding a User to a Role

Delete user

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/user/:username

Method: DELETE

Remove internal user. API call allowed only for administrator.

Example usage: Example: Deleting a User

List RBAC roles

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/role

Method: GET

List defined roles for Role Based Access Control. API call allowed only for administrator.

Example response:

{
  "meta": {
    "page": 1,
    "count": 3,
    "total": 3,
    "timestamp": 1437391879
  },
  "data": [
    {
      "id": "admin",
      "description": "Admin role"
    },
    {
      "id": "cf_remoteagent",
      "description": "Allow execution of cf-runagent"
    },
    {
      "id": "linux_team",
      "description": "Linux team is responsible for all linux test servers.",
      "includeContext": "linux,test_env",
      "excludeContext": "dev_env|production_env",
      "sketches": [
        "Packages::installed"
      ]
    }
  ]
}

Output:

  • id Unique role name.
  • description Role description.
  • includeContext Permit access to hosts that have class set.
  • excludeContext Permit access to hosts that have class not set.
  • sketches List of allowed sketches to use in MP.

Get RBAC role

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/role/:role_id

Method: GET

Get role definition. API call allowed only for administrator.

Example response:

{
  "meta": {
    "page": 1,
    "count": 1,
    "total": 1,
    "timestamp": 1437392992
  },
  "data": [
    {
      "id": "linux_team",
      "description": "Linux team is responsible for all linux servers.",
      "includeContext": "linux",
      "sketches": [
        "Packages::installed"
      ]
    }
  ]
}

Output:

  • id Unique role name.
  • description Role description.
  • includeContext Permit access to hosts that have class set.
  • excludeContext Permit access to hosts that have class not set.
  • sketches List of allowed sketches to use in MP.

Create RBAC role

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/role/:role_id

Method: PUT

Create a new role definition. API call allowed only for administrator.

Fields:

  • description Role description.
  • includeContext Permit access to hosts that have class set.
  • excludeContext Permit access to hosts that have class not set.
  • sketches List of allowed sketches to use in MP.

Example Request Body:

{
  "description": "Linux team is responsible for all linux servers.",
  "includeContext": "linux",
  "excludeContext": "product_a"
  "sketches": [
    "Packages::installed"
  ]
}

Update RBAC role

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/role/:role_id

Method: POST

Update role definition. API call allowed only for administrator.

Fields:

  • description Role description.
  • includeContext Permit access to hosts that have class set.
  • excludeContext Permit access to hosts that have class not set.
  • sketches List of allowed sketches to use in MP.

Example Request Body:

{
  "description": "Linux team is responsible for all linux servers.",
  "includeContext": "linux",
  "excludeContext": "product_a"
  "sketches": [
    "Packages::installed"
  ]
}

Delete RBAC role

URI: https://hub.cfengine.com/api/role/:role_id

Method: DELETE

Remove role definition. API call allowed only for administrator.