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exists()

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

Parameters

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

Returns

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

Example

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "method":"hostgroup.exists",
       "params":{
           "nodeids": ["1"],
           "name": "Linux Group"
       },
       "auth":"3a57200802b24cda67c4e4010b50c065",
       "id":2
       }

Host group exists:

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