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A REST-FULL Service using implemented using Jersey and deployed on Grizzly server. Thi project implements the downstream REST API for the RADAR-CNS project.

All the endpoints are secured and a valid user or a client registered with ManagementPortal with appropriate permissions/scopes can access the endpoints. For more details see [Management Portal] and [radar-auth]

Getting started

To run the application do:

  • Edit the radar.yml config file and then copy it the config folder under any of these paths.
    • /usr/share/conf/radar/rest-api
    • /usr/local/conf/radar/rest-api
  • run ./gradlew build
  • Run the radar-restapi-0.3.jar located at build/libs/

By default, log messages are redirected to the STDOUT.

The api documentation is located at <your-server-address>:<port>/api/openapi.json

Access Control

For accessing the end-points of this API, you will need JWT tokens from the [Management Portal] ( and send it with each request in the header. In order for your token to allow access to the Rest-Api you will need to add the resource name of rest-api (ie - res_RestApi) in the oauth client details of the Management Portal(MP). For example, if you want a client named dashboard to have access to the REST API just add this line to the OAuth client credentials csv file of MP -


You can change the secret, scope, name, etc according to your needs. For more info, read the configuration in the Readme of Management Portal

The Rest-api is capable of reading bins.csv file generated while restructuring the HDFS file system. See This file gives a summary of records being received by the Radar Platform. An example of this file is included here in the root directory. Please place it in the /usr/local/tomcat/bin/radar/bins.csv for it to be readable by the RestApi. This is available at the end-point <your-server-address>:<port>/api/status/hdfs and can be obtained as a CSV or JSON as specified by the Accept header in your request.

Dev Environment

Click here to see documentation of dev deploy instance.


Swagger provides a tool to automatically generate a client in several programming language.

  • Access this link
  • Click on File / Import URL
  • Paste your public URL to openapi.json
  • Click on Import
  • Click on Generate Client and select your programming language

Integration test

Useful for testing the integration between RADAR-CNS Hotstorage , ManagementPortal and RADAR-CNS Rest API. Before running the test, add hotstorage to the hosts file. To run the test:

  ./gradlew integrationTest


Code should be formatted using the Google Java Code Style Guide. If you want to contribute a feature or fix, please make a pull request.

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