Downloading File Resources

There are two operations on file resources:

Viewing the file resource details to determine the file format
Downloading the binary file contents

To view the file resource details, specify the URL and the file descriptor type as follows:

Method

URL

GET

http://<host>:<port>/jasperserver[-pro]/rest_v2/resources/path/to/file/resource

Options

accept: application/repository.file+json

accept: application/repository.file+xml

Return Value on Success

Typical Return Values on Failure

200 OK – The response will the the file resource descriptor.

404 Not Found – The specified resource is not found in the repository.

The type attribute of the file resource descriptor indicates the format of the contents. However, you can also download the binary file contents directly, with the format indicated by the MIME content-type of the response:

Method

URL

GET

http://<host>:<port>/jasperserver[-pro]/rest_v2/resources/path/to/file/resource

Return Value on Success

Typical Return Values on Failure

200 OK – The response content-type will indicate the MIME type of the binary contents. See for the list of MIME types that correspond to file resource types.

 

404 Not Found – The specified resource is not found in the repository.

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