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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions 6.4.0 - REST API Reference Guide

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Plugins

Contains the endpoints for configuring plugins.

URL
GET https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/configuration/plugins
Cookies
Cookie name Description Required Values
session_id Contains the authentication token of the user Required

The value of the session ID cookie received from the REST server in the authentication response, for example, a1f71d030e657634730b9e887cb59a5e56162860. For details on authentication, see Authenticate to the SPS REST API.

Note that this session ID refers to the connection between the REST client and the SPS REST API. It is not related to the sessions that SPS records (and which also have a session ID, but in a different format).

Sample request

The following command lists endpoints for configuring plugins.

curl --cookie cookies https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/configuration/plugins
Response

The following is a sample response received when listing endpoints for configuring plugins.

For details of the meta object, see Message format.

{
    "items": [
        {
            "key": "aa",
            "meta": {
                "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa"
            }
        },
        {
            "key": "configuration_sync",
            "meta": {
                "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/configuration_sync"
            }
        },
        {
            "key": "credentialstore",
            "meta": {
                "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/credentialstore"
            }
        },
        {
            "key": "signingca",
            "meta": {
                "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/signingca"
            }
        }
    ],
    "meta": {
        "first": "/api/configuration/aaa",
        "href": "/api/configuration/plugins",
        "last": "/api/configuration/x509",
        "next": "/api/configuration/policies",
        "parent": "/api/configuration",
        "previous": "/api/configuration/passwords",
        "remaining_seconds": 600,
        "transaction": "/api/transaction"
    }
}
Element Description
aa Endpoint for configuring authentication and authorization plugins.
configuration_sync Endpoint for configuring plugins that synchronize the configuration of SPS clusters that receive their configuration from the Central Management node.
credentialstore Endpoint for configuring credential store plugins.
signingca Endpoint for configuring plugins to sign certificates.
Status and error codes

The following table lists the typical status and error codes for this request. For a complete list of error codes, see Application level error codes.

Code Description Notes
401 Unauthenticated The requested resource cannot be retrieved because the client is not authenticated and the resource requires authorization to access it. The details section contains the path that was attempted to be accessed, but could not be retrieved.
401 AuthenticationFailure Authenticating the user with the given credentials has failed.
404 NotFound The requested object does not exist.

Upload a plugin

To upload or update a plugin, complete the following steps. To update a plugin, upload a new version. Starting with version 6.4, you can also delete plugins using the REST API. For details, see Delete a plugin.

  1. Open a transaction.

    For details, see Open a transaction.

  2. POST the plugin as a zip file (application/zip) to the https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/upload/plugins endpoint, for example:

    curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/zip" --cookie cookies https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/upload/plugins --data-binary @<path-to-plugin.zip>

    If the POST request is successful, the response includes the key of the new plugin, as well as information about the uploaded plugin. For example:

    {
        "meta": {
            "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa/aa423b72-0d0f-4275-be30-494e9a99ffad",
            "parent": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa"
        },
        "key": "aa423b72-0d0f-4275-be30-494e9a99ffad",
        "body": {
            "name": "Sample-Authentication-Plugin",
            "description": "My custom authentication plugin",
            "version": "1.12",
            "path": "/opt/scb/var/plugins/aa/Sample-Authentication-Plugin",
            "api": "1.0"
        }
    }
  3. Commit your changes.

    For details, see Commit a transaction.

Note the following points.

  • Re-uploading an already existing plugin overwrites the existing plugin.

  • Uploading a newer version of an already existing plugin overwrites the existing plugin.

Status and error codes

The following table lists the typical status and error codes for this request. For a complete list of error codes, see Application level error codes.

Code Description Notes
201 Unauthenticated The plugin has been successfully uploaded. The response should include the key of the created object.
400 The plugin does not support this version of SPS.
400 InvalidPlugin The type or some other value in the Manifest file of the plugin is invalid, or this version of SPS does not support this type of plugin. Check the error key in the response for details.
401 Unauthenticated The requested resource cannot be retrieved because the client is not authenticated and the resource requires authorization to access it. The details section contains the path that was attempted to be accessed, but could not be retrieved.
422 TransactionProcessingError The plugin was uploaded but deploying the plugin failed for some reason.

Delete a plugin

Starting with version 6.4, you can also delete plugins using the REST API.

  1. Open a transaction.

    For details, see Open a transaction.

  2. DELETE the https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/configuration/plugins/aa/<ID-of-the-plugin-to-delete> endpoint. For details, see Delete an object. If the DELETE request is successful, the response includes only the meta object, for example:

    {
        "meta": {
            "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa/b080b1ba546232548bb1a9",
            "parent": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa"
        }
    }
  3. Commit your changes.

    For details, see Commit a transaction.

Status and error codes

The following table lists the typical status and error codes for this request. For a complete list of error codes, see Application level error codes.

Code Description Notes
201 Unauthenticated The plugin has been successfully uploaded. The response should include the key of the created object.
400 The plugin does not support this version of SPS.
400 InvalidPlugin The type or some other value in the Manifest file of the plugin is invalid, or this version of SPS does not support this type of plugin. Check the error key in the response for details.
401 Unauthenticated The requested resource cannot be retrieved because the client is not authenticated and the resource requires authorization to access it. The details section contains the path that was attempted to be accessed, but could not be retrieved.
422 TransactionProcessingError The plugin was uploaded but deploying the plugin failed for some reason.

Authentication and authorization plugins

The authentication and authorization (AA) plugins used on SPS. To upload or update a plugin, see Upload a plugin.

URL
GET https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/configuration/plugins/aa
Cookies
Cookie name Description Required Values
session_id Contains the authentication token of the user Required

The value of the session ID cookie received from the REST server in the authentication response, for example, a1f71d030e657634730b9e887cb59a5e56162860. For details on authentication, see Authenticate to the SPS REST API.

Note that this session ID refers to the connection between the REST client and the SPS REST API. It is not related to the sessions that SPS records (and which also have a session ID, but in a different format).

Sample request

The following command queries the list of AA plugins used on SPS.

curl --cookie cookies https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/configuration/plugins/aa

The following command retrieves the properties of a specific plugin.

curl --cookie cookies https://<IP-address-of-SPS>/api/configuration/plugins/aa/<plugin-id>
Response

The following is a sample response received when querying the list of AAA plugins used on SPS.

For details of the meta object, see Message format.

{
  "items": [
    {
      "key": "2080160955734bb2a1ddf9",
      "meta": {
        "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa/2080160955734bb2a1ddf9"
      }
    }
  ],
  "meta": {
    "first": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa",
    "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa",
    "last": "/api/configuration/plugins/ticketing",
    "next": "/api/configuration/plugins/credentialstore",
    "parent": "/api/configuration/plugins",
    "previous": null,
    "transaction": "/api/transaction"
  }
}

When retrieving the endpoint of a specific plugin, the response is the following.

{
  "body": {
    "api": "1.0",
    "description": "test1",
    "name": "AAPluginExample",
    "version": "1.1",
    "path": "/opt/scb/var/plugins/customgwauthplugin",
    "scb_max_version": "",
    "scb_min_version": "",
    "default_configuration": "",
    "entry_point": null,
    "sha256sum": "c4bb901de6b2274dcb94f1eec429fd0f3565ac792a856b07b8895e56ca2d8f42"
  },
  "key": "2080160955734bb2a1ddf9",
  "meta": {
    "first": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa/2080160955734bb2a1ddf9",
    "href": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa/2080160955734bb2a1ddf9",
    "last": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa/2080160955734bb2a1ddf9",
    "next": null,
    "parent": "/api/configuration/plugins/aa",
    "previous": null,
    "transaction": "/api/transaction"
  }
}
Element Type Description
key string Top level element, contains the ID of the plugin.
body Top level element (string) Contains the properties of the plugin.
api string The API version of the plugin.
description string The description of the plugin. This description is also displayed on the SPS web interface.
default_configuration string The default configuration of the plugin (an INI file as a string). For details, see the documentation of the particular plugin.
entry_point string The entry point of the plugin, for example, main.py
name string The name of the plugin. This name is also displayed on the SPS web interface. It cannot contain whitespace.
path string The path where the plugin is stored on SPS.
scb_max_version string The version number of the latest SPS release that is compatible with the plugin.
scb_min_version string The version number of the earliest SPS release that is compatible with the plugin.
sha256sum string The SHA-256 checksum of the plugin.
version string The version number of the plugin.

To configure a particular instance of a plugin, use the /api/coniguration/policies/aa_plugin_instances/<key-of-the-plugin-instance> endpoint.

Status and error codes

The following table lists the typical status and error codes for this request. For a complete list of error codes, see Application level error codes.

Code Description Notes
401 Unauthenticated The requested resource cannot be retrieved because the client is not authenticated and the resource requires authorization to access it. The details section contains the path that was attempted to be accessed, but could not be retrieved.
401 AuthenticationFailure Authenticating the user with the given credentials has failed.
404 NotFound The requested object does not exist.
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