9.4. Methods

9.4.1. Creating a New Data Center

Creation of a new data center requires the name and local elements.

Example 9.3. Creating a data center

POST /ovirt-engine/api/datacenters HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/xml
Content-type: application/xml

<data_center>
    <name>NewDatacenter</name>
    <local>false</local>
</data_center>

9.4.2. Updating a Data Center

The name, description, storage_type, version, storage_format and mac_pool elements are updatable post-creation.

Example 9.4. Updating a data center

PUT /ovirt-engine/api/datacenters/00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/xml
Content-type: application/xml

<data_center>
    <name>UpdatedName</name>
    <description>An updated description for the data center</description>
</data_center>

9.4.3. Removing a Data Center

Removal of a data center requires a DELETE request.

Example 9.5. Removing a data center

DELETE /ovirt-engine/api/datacenters/00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 HTTP/1.1

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content