File Downloads

Overview

The BIG-IQ can serve files for download from certain designated endpoints. You can use this API to transfer these files from the BIG-IQ to a local file on your computer using a GET request. For example, you could use this endpoint to download a report which has been generated by the BIG-IQ.

REST Endpoint: /mgmt/shared/file-transfer/downloads

Requests

In the following description, the placeholder <file-name> represents the base file name of a file which is being provided for download by the BIG-IQ. You can send a GET request to download this file to your computer.

GET /mgmt/shared/file-transfer/downloads/<file-name>

Request Parameters

None

Query Parameters

None

Response

On success, the file contents are returned in the body of the response.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Permissions

Role Allow
admin Yes

Examples

Download a file

In the following example, the text content of a file, report.txt, is downloaded from /mgmt/shared/file-transfer/downloads/report.txt on the BIG-IQ.

GET https://192.0.2.242/mgmt/shared/file-transfer/downloads/report.txt

Response

On success, the file contents are returned in the body of the response.