API Introduction

The purpose of this document is to help customers leverage internal APIs used by Software Vulnerability Manager website to pull data via custom code. This document assumes the reader has some programming experience. A sample of code has been provided as an Appendix. These APIs provides a simple way to automate the data collection from Software Vulnerability Manager. Customers can choose to extend their custom code to access data across multiple login and across multiple partitions to create integrated reports. Customers could also choose to engage Flexera services to create maintainable custom reports.

API used in Software Vulnerability Manager are currently not restful. This means you have to provide login credentials for an account and derive a token that identifies the account.

This section provides an overview of the following API topics:

How to Obtain the Token
How to Use the API