The command line syntax provided in the supplied use cases is for curl. You can use the supplied curl command line syntax to create equivalent API Explorer command line syntax.

This document contains sample curl command statements to illustrate how to use various vRealize Automation REST API service calls. The API Explorer is one of several command line interfaces that are also available for using the vRealize Automation REST API services. While command line syntax varies, the API Explorer uses the same input and output parameters as described in REST API Use Cases.

The following example illustrates a sample curl command and its equivalent API Explorer command. In this example, the command is used to display machine details for a provisioned machine, where resourceID is the ID of the provisioned machine .

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Sample curl Command

curl --insecure -H "Content-Type: application/json" 
-H "Authorization: Bearer $token” 
https://$host/catalog-service/api/consumer/resources/resourceID
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Equivalent API Explorer Command

rest get --service catalog-service --u /consumer/resources/resourceID