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Request Method GET
Description

Returns information about a referenced entity to an existing UUID.

UUIDs can be checked for:

  • file upload
  • data link
  • export job
  • media file
  • workbook
  • connection
  • root folder
  • standard folder
URI Syntax
curl -u '<user>:<password>' -X GET 'http://<Datameer-serverIP>:<port-number>/api/filesystem/lookups/<uuid>'
Example Response

INFO: The response contains the JSON file of the folder or the file.

For a Folder:

{
  "hidden": false,
  "name": "Analytics",
  "parent": [
    "/",
    "276de5a2-a9d5-47e6-b0aa-227dc77f70e0"
  ],
  "permission": {
    "groups": {},
    "owner": "system",
    "permissionForOthers": {
      "readable": true,
      "writable": true
    }
  },
  "uuid": "99cc1d34-b2fa-4c1d-b688-5eafc346680a",
  "_links": {
    "parent": {
      "href": "/api/filesystem/folders/1"
    },
    "self": {
      "href": "/api/filesystem/lookups/99cc1d34-b2fa-4c1d-b688-5eafc346680a"
    },
    "permission": {
      "href": "/api/filesystem/folders/99cc1d34-b2fa-4c1d-b688-5eafc346680a/permission"
    }
  },
  "_embedded": {
    "folders": [
      {
        "name": "Workbooks",
        "_links": {
          "self": {
            "href": "/api/filesystem/folders/11"
          }
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}

For a File:

{
  "createdAt": "2020-03-13T08:54:57.749+01:00",
  "description": "",
  "extension": "wbk",
  "folder": [
    "/Examples/Workbooks",
    "18a6e343-5cb9-457d-9cdb-78efb8cc2ee8"
  ],
  "modifiedAt": "2020-03-13T08:54:57.836+01:00",
  "name": "twitter_wb",
  "permission": {
    "groups": {},
    "owner": "system",
    "permissionForOthers": {
      "executable": true,
      "readable": true,
      "writable": true
    },
    "publiclyShared": false
  },
  "tags": [],
  "uuid": "1ab3ba97-79d1-4b2f-98b1-395e2c4d9917",
  "_links": {
    "folder": {
      "href": "/api/filesystem/folders/23"
    },
    "self": {
      "href": "/api/filesystem/lookups/1ab3ba97-79d1-4b2f-98b1-395e2c4d9917"
    },
    "permission": {
      "href": "/api/filesystem/files/1ab3ba97-79d1-4b2f-98b1-395e2c4d9917/permission"
    }
  }
}
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