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