POST /v2/compute/projects/{project_id}/traceng/nodes/{node_id}/start

Start a TraceNG instance


  • project_id: Project UUID

  • node_id: Node UUID

Response status codes

  • 204: Instance started

  • 400: Invalid request

  • 404: Instance doesn’t exist


Name Mandatory Type Description
destination ['string'] Host or IP address to trace


Name Mandatory Type Description
command_line string Last command line used by GNS3 to start TraceNG
console ['integer', 'null'] Console TCP port
console_type enum Possible values: none
default_destination ['string'] Default destination IP address or hostname for tracing
ip_address ['string'] Source IP address for tracing
name string TraceNG VM name
node_directory string Path to the VM working directory
node_id string Node UUID
project_id string Project UUID
status enum Possible values: started, stopped, suspended

Sample session

curl -i -X POST 'http://localhost:3080/v2/compute/projects/a1e920ca-338a-4e9f-b363-aa607b09dd80/traceng/nodes/9ba1f859-a8f5-46b7-beda-ce49116bdce7/start' -d '{"destination": ""}'

POST /v2/compute/projects/a1e920ca-338a-4e9f-b363-aa607b09dd80/traceng/nodes/9ba1f859-a8f5-46b7-beda-ce49116bdce7/start HTTP/1.1
    "destination": ""

HTTP/1.1 200
Connection: close
Content-Length: 443
Content-Type: application/json
Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 02:27:26 GMT
Server: Python/3.6 GNS3/2.2.4dev1
X-Route: /v2/compute/projects/{project_id}/traceng/nodes/{node_id}/start

    "command_line": "",
    "console": null,
    "console_type": "none",
    "default_destination": "",
    "ip_address": "",
    "name": "TraceNG TEST 1",
    "node_directory": "/tmp/tmp3gc2avyo/projects/a1e920ca-338a-4e9f-b363-aa607b09dd80/project-files/traceng/9ba1f859-a8f5-46b7-beda-ce49116bdce7",
    "node_id": "9ba1f859-a8f5-46b7-beda-ce49116bdce7",
    "project_id": "a1e920ca-338a-4e9f-b363-aa607b09dd80",
    "status": "stopped"