oVirt REST API, Postman, and Swagger UI

Apr 02, 2018


oVirt engine natively supports management control over REST API. The following is some notes of my study about REST API itself and the details related to oVirt.

Examples of using Postman

Then the following are some examples where I used Postman as my REST client to test some functions of oVirt.

Examples of using Swagger UI

OpenAPI Specification and Swagger are useful tools that enable developers to design, generate template code of, document and test your own APIs. Also it has become the standard of REST API development in many companies.

When we need a document to display our own REST API list we can use Swagger UI. Here is an example using a static Swagger UI to show partial oVirt API with OpenAPI specification v2.0. (Reference)

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