REST API call returns http 403 error.

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Article ID: 207498

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

The health check REST API call fails with http 403 error.

http://ae-server:8088/ae/api/v1/100/system/health
20210128/151541.073 - 153    U00045098 Method 'GET', URL: 'http://ae-server:8088/ae/api/v1/100/system/health', received from IP: 'IP address'
20210128/151541.198 - 153    U00045105 Log on of 'POSTMAN/POSTMAN' successful.
20210128/151541.213 - 153    U00000009 'POSTMAN/POSTMAN': Access denied
20210128/151541.213 - 153    U00045099 The server replied with following status: '403'

JSON response:

{
  "code" : 9,
  "error" : "Permission check failed.",
  "details" : "'Missing privilege': Access denied"
}

Cause

Configuration.

Environment

Release : 12.3

Component : AUTOMATION ENGINE

Resolution

The privilege 'Access to Administration' is needed to perform this action.

Once this is granted the health check returns:

{
  "status" : "UP",
  "pwp" : {
    "status" : "UP",
    "instancesRunning" : 1
  },
  "jwp" : {
    "status" : "UP",
    "instancesRunning" : 1
  },
  "cp" : {
    "status" : "UP",
    "instancesRunning" : 2
  }
}
20210128/152521.792 - 160    U00045098 Method 'GET', URL: 'http://ae-server:8088/ae/api/v1/100/system/health', received from IP: 'IP address'
20210128/152521.917 - 160    U00045105 Log on of 'POSTMAN/POSTMAN' successful.
20210128/152521.933 - 160    U00045099 The server replied with following status: '200'

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