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Clone a ServerTemplate


Clone a specific ServerTemplate, provide a name for the new ServerTemplate.


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Prerequisite:  Example assumes you have previously authenticated, and your valid session cookie is in 'mycookie'.

Example Call

#!/bin/sh -e
ST="252299001"                           # STID to clone.  Obtain via the Dashboard or using the API to List STs.
curl -i -H X_API_VERSION:1.5 -b mycookie \
-d server_template[name]="HAProxy Clone" \                 # Specify the new name of the cloned ServerTemplate
-d server_template[description]="ST Clone via API" \       # Specify new description
-X POST$ST/clone

Sample Output

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Server: nginx/1.0.15
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:36:46 GMT
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Connection: keep-alive
Status: 201 Created
Location: /api/server_templates/270391001
X-Runtime: 6107
X-Request-Uuid: 57692eb0a7594ccc900d03021874f50b
Cache-Control: no-cache

To view the cloned ServerTemplate in the Dashboard:

  • Navigate to Design > ServerTemplates
  • Enter the nickname you specified and apply the filter


See the Clone a ServerTemplate example (RightScale API 1.6 Guide:  Appendix A - APEye Tools > Google Chrome Postman Plugin)

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