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configuration.import

Description

boolean configuration.import(object parameters)

This method allows to import configuration data from a serialized string.

Parameters

(object) Parameters containing the data to import and rules how the data should be handled.

Parameter Type Description
format
(required)
string Format of the serialized string.

Possible values:
json - JSON;
xml - XML.
source
(required)
string Serialized string containing the configuration data.
rules
(required)
object Rules on how new and existing objects should be imported.

The rules parameter is described in detail in the table below.
If no rules are given, the configuration will not be updated.

The rules object supports the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
applications object Rules on how to import applications.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new applications will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing applications will be updated; default: false;
deleteMissing - (boolean) if set to true, applications not present in the imported data will be deleted from the database; default: false.
discoveryRules object Rules on how to import LLD rules.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new LLD rules will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing LLD rules will be updated; default: false;
deleteMissing - (boolean) if set to true, LLD rules not present in the imported data will be deleted from the database; default: false.
graphs object Rules on how to import graphs.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new graphs will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing graphs will be updated; default: false;
deleteMissing - (boolean) if set to true, graphs not present in the imported data will be deleted from the database; default: false.
groups object Rules on how to import host groups.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new host groups will be created; default: false.
hosts object Rules on how to import hosts.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new hosts will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing hosts will be updated; default: false.
images object Rules on how to import images.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new images will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing images will be updated; default: false.
items object Rules on how to import items.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new items will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing items will be updated; default: false;
deleteMissing - (boolean) if set to true, items not present in the imported data will be deleted from the database; default: false.
maps object Rules on how to import maps.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new maps will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing maps will be updated; default: false.
screens object Rules on how to import screens.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new screens will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing screens will be updated; default: false.
templateLinkage object Rules on how to import template links.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new links between templates and host will be created; default: false.
templates object Rules on how to import templates.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new templates will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing templates will be updated; default: false.
templateScreens object Rules on how to import template screens.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new template screens will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing template screens will be updated; default: false;
deleteMissing - (boolean) if set to true, template screens not present in the imported data will be deleted from the database; default: false.
triggers object Rules on how to import triggers.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new triggers will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing triggers will be updated; default: false;
deleteMissing - (boolean) if set to true, triggers not present in the imported data will be deleted from the database; default: false.
valueMaps object Rules on how to import value maps.

Supported parameters:
createMissing - (boolean) if set to true, new value maps will be created; default: false;
updateExisting - (boolean) if set to true, existing value maps will be updated; default: false.

Return values

(boolean) Returns true if importing has been successful.

Examples

Importing hosts and items

Import the host and items contained in the XML string. If any items in XML are missing, they will be deleted from the database, and everything else will be left unchanged.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "configuration.import",
    "params": {
        "format": "xml",
        "rules": {
            "hosts": {
                "createMissing": true,
                "updateExisting": true
            },
            "items": {
                "createMissing": true,
                "updateExisting": true,
                "deleteMissing": true
            }
        },
        "source": "<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"UTF-8\"?><zabbix_export><version>3.0</version><date>2012-04-18T11:20:14Z</date><groups><group><name>Zabbix servers</name></group></groups><hosts><host><host>Export host</host><name>Export host</name><description/><proxy/><status>0</status><ipmi_authtype>-1</ipmi_authtype><ipmi_privilege>2</ipmi_privilege><ipmi_username/><ipmi_password/><tls_connect>1</tls_connect><tls_accept>1</tls_accept><tls_issuer/><tls_subject/><tls_psk_identity/><tls_psk/><templates/><groups><group><name>Zabbix servers</name></group></groups><interfaces><interface><default>1</default><type>1</type><useip>1</useip><ip>127.0.0.1</ip><dns/><port>10050</port><bulk>1</bulk><interface_ref>if1</interface_ref></interface></interfaces><applications><application><name>Application</name></application></applications><items><item><name>Item</name><type>0</type><snmp_community/><multiplier>0</multiplier><snmp_oid/><key>item.key</key><delay>30</delay><history>90</history><trends>365</trends><status>0</status><value_type>3</value_type><allowed_hosts/><units/><delta>0</delta><snmpv3_contextname/><snmpv3_securityname/><snmpv3_securitylevel>0</snmpv3_securitylevel><snmpv3_authprotocol>0</snmpv3_authprotocol><snmpv3_authpassphrase/><snmpv3_privprotocol>0</snmpv3_privprotocol><snmpv3_privpassphrase/><formula>1</formula><delay_flex/><params/><ipmi_sensor/><data_type>0</data_type><authtype>0</authtype><username/><password/><publickey/><privatekey/><port/><description/><inventory_link>0</inventory_link><applications><application><name>Application</name></application></applications><valuemap><name>Host status</name></valuemap><logtimefmt/><interface_ref>if1</interface_ref></item></items><discovery_rules/><macros/><inventory/></host></hosts><triggers><trigger><expression>{Export host:item.key.last()}=0</expression><name>Trigger</name><url/><status>0</status><priority>2</priority><description>Host trigger</description><type>0</type><dependencies/></trigger></triggers><graphs><graph><name>Graph</name><width>900</width><height>200</height><yaxismin>0.0000</yaxismin><yaxismax>100.0000</yaxismax><show_work_period>1</show_work_period><show_triggers>1</show_triggers><type>0</type><show_legend>1</show_legend><show_3d>0</show_3d><percent_left>0.0000</percent_left><percent_right>0.0000</percent_right><ymin_type_1>0</ymin_type_1><ymax_type_1>0</ymax_type_1><ymin_item_1>0</ymin_item_1><ymax_item_1>0</ymax_item_1><graph_items><graph_item><sortorder>0</sortorder><drawtype>0</drawtype><color>C80000</color><yaxisside>0</yaxisside><calc_fnc>7</calc_fnc><type>0</type><item><host>Export host</host><key>item.key</key></item></graph_item></graph_items></graph></graphs><value_maps><value_map><name>Host status</name><mappings><mapping><value>0</value><newvalue>Up</newvalue></mapping><mapping><value>2</value><newvalue>Unreachable</newvalue></mapping></mappings></value_map></value_maps></zabbix_export>"
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

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

Source

CConfiguration::import() in frontends/php/include/classes/api/services/CConfiguration.php.