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REST server not working for Service Desk Manager

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Article ID: 238529

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Products

CA Service Management - Service Desk Manager

Issue/Introduction

REST API not working on Service Desk Manager 17.3.  Users may experience an error such as:

"The origin server did not find a current representation for the target resource or is not willing to disclose that one exists."

Environment

Release : 17.3

Component :  CA Service Desk Manager REST Web Services

Resolution

Discovered that caisd-rest.war was missing from Service Desk Manager\bopcfg\www\CATALINA_BASE_REST\webapps - it was suspected that it had been deleted by accident.

To repair it, copy caisd-rest.war.bck from Service Desk Manager\site\rest to the folder, then run

pdm_tomcat_nxd -c stop -t REST

pdm_tomcat_nxd -c start -t REST

to redeploy.

After this, the REST application calls are working again.

Additional Information

Above may also be effective if one can only access the given REST Services via hostname but not by IP address