Riverside

NICE -  Admin API

Discussion created by Riverside on Mar 20, 2012
Latest reply on Mar 20, 2012 by Riverside
Thank you Server Team for the great examples.


# Demonstrates how to start a service by starting the geometry service
# This service is included with every ArcGIS Server and is stopped by default


# For Http calls
import httplib, urllib, json


# For system tools
import sys


# For reading passwords without echoing
import getpass




# Defines the entry point into the script
def main(argv=None):
    # Print some info
    print
    print "This tool is a sample script that starts the Geometry service on a Server."
    print
    
    # Ask for admin/publisher user name and password
    username = raw_input("Enter user name: ")
    password = getpass.getpass("Enter password: ")


    # Ask for server name
    serverName = raw_input("Enter server name: ")
    serverPort = 6080
    
    # Get a token
    token = getToken(username, password, serverName, serverPort)
    if token == "":
        print "Could not generate a token with the username and password provided."
        return
    
    # Construct URL to start a service - as an example the Geometry service
    serviceStartURL = "/arcgis/admin/services/Geometry.GeometryServer/start"
    
    # This request only needs the token and the response formatting parameter 
    params = urllib.urlencode({'token': token, 'f': 'json'})
    
    headers = {"Content-type": "application/x-www-form-urlencoded", "Accept": "text/plain"}
    
    # Connect to URL and post parameters    
    httpConn = httplib.HTTPConnection(serverName, serverPort)
    httpConn.request("POST", serviceStartURL, params, headers)
    
    # Read response
    response = httpConn.getresponse()
    if (response.status != 200):
        httpConn.close()
        print "Error while attempting to start the service."
        return
    else:
        data = response.read()
        httpConn.close()
        
        # Check that data returned is not an error object
        if not assertJsonSuccess(data):          
            print "Error returned by operation. " + data
        else:
            print "Operation completed successfully!"
        
        return




# A function to generate a token given username, password and the adminURL.
def getToken(username, password, serverName, serverPort):
    # Token URL is typically http://server[:port]/arcgis/admin/generateToken
    tokenURL = "/arcgis/admin/generateToken"
    
    # URL-encode the token parameters
    params = urllib.urlencode({'username': username, 'password': password, 'client': 'requestip', 'f': 'json'})
    
    headers = {"Content-type": "application/x-www-form-urlencoded", "Accept": "text/plain"}
    
    # Connect to URL and post parameters
    httpConn = httplib.HTTPConnection(serverName, serverPort)
    httpConn.request("POST", tokenURL, params, headers)
    
    # Read response
    response = httpConn.getresponse()
    if (response.status != 200):
        httpConn.close()
        print "Error while fetching tokens from admin URL. Please check the URL and try again."
        return
    else:
        data = response.read()
        httpConn.close()
        
        # Check that data returned is not an error object
        if not assertJsonSuccess(data):            
            return
        
        # Extract the token from it
        token = json.loads(data)        
        return token["token"]            
        


# A function that checks that the input JSON object 
#  is not an error object.  
def assertJsonSuccess(data):
    obj = json.loads(data)
    if 'status' in obj and obj['status'] == "error":
        print "Error: JSON object returns an error. " + str(obj)
        return False
    else:
        return True
    
        
# Script start
if __name__ == "__main__":
    sys.exit(main(sys.argv[1:]))

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