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exists()

Available since version: 1.8.3
This function allows you to check whether host with given host name or host ID exists.

Parameters

Parameter Type Optional Description Details
nodeids array yes List of node IDs where to search for given host ID or host name
hostid string yes Host ID
host string yes Host name

Returns

Parameter Description
result Operation successful. Result will contain boolean variable.
error In case of any errors

Example

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "method":"host.exists",
       "params":{
           "nodeids": ["1"],
           "host": "ZABBIX-Server"
       },
       "auth":"3a57200802b24cda67c4e4010b50c065",
       "id":2
       }

Host exists:

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "result": true,
       "id":2
       }