Maintenance mode with curl
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Maintenance mode with curl


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CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps


How to put a device into maintenance mode with curl?


CAPM 3.x


You can run the following commands anywhere that has curl installed:


To put a device into "maintenance mode" run the following command:
curl -k -w "HTTP code: %{http_code}" -u 'admin:<password>' -X PUT http://<capc>:8181/pc/center/webservice/devices/deviceItemId/<deviceItemId number>/lifeCycleState/MAINTENANCE


To change the device back to "active mode" run the following command:
curl -sk -o /dev/null -w "%{http_code}" -u 'admin:<password>' -X PUT http://<capc>:8181/pc/center/webservice/devices/deviceItemId/<deviceItemId number>/lifeCycleState/ACTIVE

Additional Information

  • You would likely only need to single quote the username / password if there was a special character in the password
  • The <deviceItemId number> is captured from the CAPC URL after clicking on the device.  Here is an example:

  • In this example <deviceItemId number> would be 1184