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create()

This method allows you to create a maintenance as defined by the maintenance data array.

Parameters

Parameter Type Optional Description Details
maintenance data array or object No Array of Maintenance objects or a single object maintenanceid shouldn't be specified
groupids array No Host group ids
hostids array No Host ids

Returns

Parameter Description
result Operation successful. Result will contain array of created Maintenance IDs. maintenanceid are assigned to each Maintenance object
error In case of any errors

Examples

simple create

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "method":"maintenance.create",
       "params":[{
           "groupids":[],
           "hostids":["100100000010229"],
           "name":"ZABBIX Servers",
           "maintenance_type":"0",
           "description":"",
           "active_since":"1276163035",
           "active_till":"1307698980"
       }],
       "auth":"038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
       "id":3
       }

Maintenance added successfully:

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "result":{
          "maintenanceids": ["100100000000005"]
       },
       "id":3
       }

Maintenance already exists:

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "error":{
             "code":-32602,
             "message":"Invalid params.",
             "data":"[ CMaintenance::create ] Maintenance [ ZABBIX Servers ] already exists"
       },
       "id":3
       }

create maintenance with onetime period

{
           "groupids": [
               14
           ],
           "name": "T1",
           "maintenance_type": 0,
           "description": "",
           "active_since": "1276163035",
           "active_till": "1307698980",
           "timeperiods": [
               {
                   "timeperiod_type": 0,
                   "start_date": "1307689239",
                   "period": 7200
               }
           ]
       }

create maintenance with daily period (at 11:00 every five days for 6 hours 2 minutes)

{
           "groupids": [
               14
           ],
           "name": "T2",
           "maintenance_type": 0,
           "description": "",
           "active_since": "1276163035",
           "active_till": "1307698980",
           "timeperiods": [
               {
                   "timeperiod_type": 2,
                   "start_time": 39600,
                   "period": 21720,
                   "every": 5
               }
           ]
       }

create maintenance with weekly period (at 11:00 on Monday and Tuesday of every second week for 6 hours 2 minutes)

{
           "groupids": [
               14
           ],
           "name": "T3",
           "maintenance_type": 0,
           "description": "",
           "active_since": "1276163035",
           "active_till": "1307698980",
           "timeperiods": [
               {
                   "timeperiod_type": 3,
                   "start_time": 39600,
                   "period": 21720,
                   "every": 2,
                   "dayofweek": 3
               }
           ]
       }

create maintenance with monthly period (at 10:00 on every second week Monday and Wednesday of every January and March for 2 hours)

{
           "groupids": [
               14
           ],
           "name": "T4",
           "maintenance_type": 0,
           "description": "",
           "active_since": "1276163035",
           "active_till": "1307698980",
           "timeperiods": [
               {
                   "timeperiod_type": 4,
                   "start_time": 36000,
                   "period": 7200,
                   "every": 2,
                   "dayofweek": 5,
                   "month": 5,
                   "day": 0
               }
           ]
       }