You can run a workflow to add a REST host and configure the host connection parameters.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Orchestrator client as an administrator.
  2. Click the Workflows view in the Orchestrator client.
  3. In the workflows hierarchical list, select Library > HTTP-REST > Configuration and navigate to the Add a REST host workflow.
  4. Right-click the Add a REST host workflow and select Start workflow.
  5. In the Name text box, type the name of the host.
  6. In the URL text box, type the address of the host.
    Note:

    The Kerberos authentication requires a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) host address.

  7. In the Connection timeout text box, type the number of seconds before a connection times out.
  8. In the Operation timeout text box, type the number of seconds before an operation times out.
  9. Select the authentication type.

    Option

    Description

    None

    No authentication is required.

    OAuth 1.0

    Provide the required authentication parameters.

    OAuth 2.0

    Provide the authentication token.

    Basic

    Provides basic access authentication.

    Select the session mode.

    • If you select Shared Session, provide credentials for the shared session.

    • If you select Per User Session, the Orchestrator client retrieves credentials from the user who is logged in.

    Digest

    Provides digest access authentication that uses encryption.

    Select the session mode.

    • If you select Shared Session, provide credentials for the shared session.

    • If you select Per User Session, the Orchestrator client retrieves credentials from the user who is logged in.

    Kerberos

    Provides Kerberos access authentication.

    Select the session mode.

    • If you select Shared Session, provide credentials for the shared session.

    • If you select Per User Session, the Orchestrator client retrieves credentials from the user who is logged in.

  10. Click Submit to run the workflow.

Results

After the workflow runs successfully, the REST host appears in the Inventory view.

What to do next

You can add opearations and XSD schema to the REST host, and run workflows from the Inventory view.