Using Custom API in Backup Radar

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Hello! In this article, we'll walk you through the steps for using your own custom API for Backup Radar.

Who can use this feature?
• Administrator users.
• Standard users (who have been granted access).
 
  1. In Backup Radar, navigate to Settings > API Keys.
    Settings > API Keys.png

  2. Click Add API Key to generate a new API key.
    Add API Key.png

  3. Click the copy button to copy your API key to your clipboard.
    Click the copy button to copy your API key to your clipboard.png

  4. If you would like to review our API documentation and/or try out any API calls, follow these steps:

    a. Click the link under BackupRadar API (or click this link: Backup Radar API page).
    Click the link under BackupRadar API.png

    b. Click Authorize.
    Click Authorize.png

    c. Paste your API key, click Authorize, and then click Close.
    Paste your API Key.png

    d. Click on any string to expand it and view content such as the functionality, responses to expect, and errors that could occur.
    Click on any string to expand it.png

    e. Click Try it out to customize parameter descriptions as needed.
    Click Try it Out Button.png

    f. Scroll down and click Execute to view your response.
    Click Execute.png

  5. Your API key can be used in your own scripts or applications when querying the API.

Any questions? Reach out to our friendly, neighborhood support team by submitting a support ticket.

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