Scout has a new RESTful API
Our first-generation API was feeling pretty dated. Time for an update!
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Skip to the new API documentation: https://scoutapp.com/info/api
A Modern RESTful API with Token-based Authentication
To get started, your account key -- the same one you use in setting up the agent -- is also an API key. You can create and revoke additional API keys at any time through the web interface.
- We use HTTP verbs and return codes with respect.
- Everything in the new API can be performed via cURL.
- All data is returned in JSON format.
The Quickest of Quick-starts
To get recent alerts:
To disable notifications on a server:
curl --data "notifications=false" https://scoutapp.com/api/v2/YOURAPIKEY/servers/HOSTNAME
Room to Grow
With the updated API, there's a foundation to add more endpoints as needed. If there's something you need to make Scout play nicely with your other systems, let us know!
Learn more about our API at https://scoutapp.com/info/api