What minimum permissions are required for a given user to be allowed to make REST calls?

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Article ID: 125208

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NIMSOFT PROBES DX Infrastructure Management

Issue/Introduction

When you make a REST call, it asks for a user name and password so we need to know what are the minimum UIM Group ACL permissions that user/group needs in order for the REST calls to work?

So for example if you're working with Maintenance Calls the required permissions are:

1. Basic Management
2. Web Service

What are the minimum UIM Group ACL permissions that user/group needs in order for the REST calls to work?

Environment

- UIM 8.5.1 or higher
- webservices_rest v8.51 or higher

Resolution

So it depends on the specific REST call you are making, and the required permissions for each REST call are contained within this document:

webservices_rest Call Reference

https://docops.ca.com/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-probes/ga/en/probe-development-tools/restful-web-services/webservices_rest-apis/webservices_rest-call-reference