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For our build pipeline, I'm investigating the possibility to generate Spira reports by API so a design file can be compiled as part of the release process. It seems the REST service provides an API to do this, as described in
Generated Report API
However, the documentation is a bit sketchy, and I am at lost how to use it exactly.
The 'generated report ID' I should use is an integer, and I thought it referred to the ID of the template for the report. However, if I provide this, I get the response
"The specified artifact was not found"
Am I correct in thinking that this API should trigger a report generation for the given project and report template ID? I also tried storing a generated report in Spira, which gives me a different ID for the stored report, but using this still gives the same result.
This other API is meant to check on the status of the report generation, but it requires a 'report generation GUID' I'm not sure how to obtain. I'm just missing a good example here... Anyone has experience using this service?
After a bit more searching, I found that the missing piece was the 'Saved Reports' API which has to be used first (for the actual report generation)...
I store a (shared) report in Spira, then I can retrieve its ID by the reports/saved API.
However, when using this ID to actually generate the report, I get a 'Method not allowed' page. I do have System Administrator credentials. Any thoughts on what is wrong? Or is this specific API blocked for cloud users?
This is a brand new API method that was added in v18.104.22.168, so apologies that it as not well documented as some other API functions.
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