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hostinterface.exists

Description

boolean hostinterface.exists(object filter)

This method checks if at least one host interface that matches the given filter criteria exists.

Parameters

(object) Criteria to search by.

The following parameters are supported as search criteria.

Parameter Type Description
dns string/array DNS of the host interfaces.
hostid string/array IDs of the hosts that the host interfaces must belong to.
interfaceid string/array Host interface IDs.
ip string/array IPs of the host interfaces.
node string Name of the node the host interfaces must belong to.

This will override the nodeids parameter.
nodeids string/array IDs of the node the host interfaces must belong to.

Return values

(boolean) Returns true if at least one host interface that matches the given filter criteria exists.

Examples

Check interface on host

Check if a host interface with IP 127.0.0.1 exists on host 30037.

Request:

{
           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "hostinterface.exists",
           "params": {
               "hostid": "30037",
               "ip": "127.0.0.1"
           },
           "auth": "3a57200802b24cda67c4e4010b50c065",
           "id": 1
       }

Response:

{
           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": true,
           "id": 1
       }

Source

CHostInterface::exists() in frontends/php/api/classes/CHostInterface.php.