This provides users the ability to transfer compliance reports between hubs or create reports from a JSON definition file.

Export

URI: https://hub.example/advancedreports/complianceReport/export?id=:ID

Method: GET

Example request (curl):

curl -k --user <username>:<password> \
  -X GET \
  https://hub.cfengine.com/advancedreports/complianceReport/export?id=20

Example response:

HTTP 200 Ok
{
    "reports": {
        "example-compliance-report": {
            "id": "example-compliance-report",
            "type": "compliance",
            "title": "Example Compliance Report",
            "conditions": [
                "software-updates-available",
                "entire-cfengine-policy"
            ]
        }
    },
    "conditions": {
        "software-updates-available": {
            "id": "software-updates-available",
            "name": "Software updates available",
            "description": "Available software updates to any package.",
            "type": "softwareupdate",
            "condition_for": "failing",
            "rules": {
                "package-name": null,
                "condition": null,
                "architecture": null
            },
            "category": "uncategorized",
            "severity": null,
            "host_filter": null
        },
        "entire-cfengine-policy": {
            "id": "entire-cfengine-policy",
            "name": "Entire CFEngine policy",
            "description": "Promises not kept in the entire policy.",
            "type": "policy",
            "condition_for": "failing",
            "rules": {
                "filter-by": null,
                "value": null,
                "promise-handle": null,
                "promise-status": "NOTKEPT"
            },
            "category": "uncategorized",
            "severity": null,
            "host_filter": null
        }
    }
}

Import

URI: https://hub.example/advancedreports/complianceReport/import

Method: POST

Parameters:

  • data (json) Reports and conditions data to be imported. Data json object should have two nested objects: reports and condtions:

    • reports JSON object where the key is report ID, which will be used to identify if report already exists in the system.
      • id (text) Report ID
      • type (text) Report's type. Should be set to complince
      • title (text) Report's title.
      • conditions (array) Conditions list
    • conditions JSON object where the key is condition ID, which will be used to identify if condition already exists in the system.
      • id (text) Condition ID
      • name (text) Condition name
      • description (text) Condition description
      • condition_for (text) Condition for passing or failing.
      • type (text) Condition type. Possible values: inventory, custom, fileChanged, policy, software
      • rules (json object) JSON object that define rules. Each type has own set of fields:
        • inventory
          • attribute (text) Inventory attribute
          • operator (text) Operator. Possible values: matches, not_match, contains, not_contain, regex_matches, regex_not_match, is_not_reported, is_reported, <, >, <=, >=, =, !=
          • value (text) Value. This field might be skipped in case of is_reported or is_not_reported operators
        • custom
          • sql (text) Custom SQL
        • fileChanged
          • file-name (text) File name
          • condition (text) Condition. Possible values: matches, is
          • time-period (int) Changed within the time period (hours).
        • policy
          • filter-by (text) Filter by: Bundlename, Promisees, Promiser
          • value (text) Filter value
          • promise-handle (text) Promise handle
          • promise-status (text) Promise status: KEPT, NOTKEPT, REPAIRED
        • software
          • package-name (text) Package name
          • condition (text) Condition: matches, is
          • architecture (text) Architecture
      • category (text) Conditions category
      • severity (text) Condition severity. Possible values: low, medium, high
      • host_filter (text) Host filter, should be valid class expression.
  • overwrite (booleans) Set true to overwrite existing reports or conditions that belong to you. Default: false

  • public (booleans) Set true to make report publicly accessible. Default: false

Example request (curl):

curl -k --user <username>:<password> \
-X POST https://hub.cfengine.com/advancedreports/complianceReport/import \
--form 'data={
  "reports": {
    "example-report-1": {
      "id": "example-report-1",
      "type": "compliance",
      "title": "Example report #1",
      "conditions": ["os-is-reported", "supported-ubuntu"]
    }
  },
  "conditions": {
    "os-is-reported": {
      "id": "os-is-reported",
      "name": "Operating system is reported",
      "description": "",
      "condition_for": "passing",
      "type": "inventory",
      "rules": [
        {
          "attribute": "OS",
          "operator": "is_reported"
        }
      ],
      "category": "Operating System",
      "severity": "high",
      "host_filter": "linux"
    },
    "supported-ubuntu": {
      "id": "supported-ubuntu",
      "name": "Ubuntu version is supported",
      "description": "Only Ubuntu 18+ are supported",
      "condition_for": "passing",
      "type": "inventory",
      "rules": [
        {
          "attribute": "OS",
          "operator": "matches",
          "value": "Ubuntu"
        }
      ],
      "category": "Operating System",
      "severity": "high",
      "host_filter": "linux"
    }
  }
}' \
--form 'public=true' \
--form 'overwrite=true'

Example response:

HTTP 200 OK
{
    "processed-conditions": {
        "os-is-reported": 13,
        "supported-ubuntu": 14
    },
    "processed-reports": {
        "example-report-1": 22
    }
}

Output:

  • processed-conditions List of processed conditions where the key is condition ID from the data JSON and the value is internal ID from the database.
  • processed-reports List of processed reports where the key is condition ID from the data JSON and the value is internal ID from the database.

History

  • Introduced in CFEngine 3.19.0, 3.18.1