Snapshot API

Create new snapshot

POST /api/snapshots

Example Request:

    POST /api/snapshots HTTP/1.1
    Accept: application/json
    Content-Type: application/json
    Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

    {
      "dashboard": {
        "editable":false,
        "hideControls":true,
        "nav":[
        {
          "enable":false,
        "type":"timepicker"
        }
        ],
        "rows": [
          {

          }
        ],
        "style":"dark",
        "tags":[],
        "templating":{
          "list":[
          ]
        },
        "time":{
        },
        "timezone":"browser",
        "title":"Home",
        "version":5
        },
      "expires": 3600
    }

JSON Body schema:

  • dashboard – Required. The complete dashboard model.
  • name – Optional. snapshot name
  • expires - Optional. When the snapshot should expire in seconds. 3600 is 1 hour, 86400 is 1 day. Default is never to expire.
  • external - Optional. Save the snapshot on an external server rather than locally. Default is false.
  • key - Optional. Define the unique key. Required if external is true.
  • deleteKey - Optional. Unique key used to delete the snapshot. It is different from the key so that only the creator can delete the snapshot. Required if external is true.

Example Response:

    HTTP/1.1 200
    Content-Type: application/json
    {
      "deleteKey":"XXXXXXX",
      "deleteUrl":"myurl/dashboard/snapshot/XXXXXXX",
      "key":"YYYYYYY",
      "url":"myurl/dashboard/snapshot/YYYYYYY"
    }

Keys:

  • deleteKey – Key generated to delete the snapshot
  • key – Key generated to share the dashboard

Get Snapshot by Id

GET /api/snapshots/:key

Example Request:

GET /api/snapshots/YYYYYYY HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "meta":{
    "isSnapshot":true,
    "type":"snapshot",
    "canSave":false,
    "canEdit":false,
    "canStar":false,
    "slug":"",
    "expires":"2200-13-32T25:23:23+02:00",
    "created":"2200-13-32T28:24:23+02:00"
  },
  "dashboard": {
    "editable":false,
    "hideControls":true,
    "nav": [
      {
        "enable":false,
        "type":"timepicker"
      }
    ],
    "rows": [
      {

      }
    ],
    "style":"dark",
    "tags":[],
    "templating":{
      "list":[
      ]
    },
    "time":{
    },
    "timezone":"browser",
    "title":"Home",
    "version":5
  }
}

Delete Snapshot by Id

GET /api/snapshots-delete/:key

Example Request:

GET /api/snapshots/YYYYYYY HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{"message":"Snapshot deleted. It might take an hour before it's cleared from a CDN cache."}