This command updates the specified catalog entry if you specify a file name. If you do not specify a file name, this command updates the archive locations for the specified path and hostname.

This API is available in Guardium V9.5 and later.

REST API syntax

This API is available as a REST service with the PUT method. Call this API as follows:
PUT https://[Guardium hostname or IP address]:8443/restAPI/entry_location

GuardAPI syntax

update_entry_location parameter=value


Parameter Value type Description
fileName String Identifies a single catalog entry to update. If omitted, all catalog entries on the specified hostname and path are updated.
hostName String Required. The hostname or IP address.
newHostName String A new hostname or IP address for the catalog entries.
newPath String A new path for the catalog entries.
password String The user's password.
path String Required. The path to the archive directory.
  • Amazon S3: bucket name
  • IBM COS: bucket name
  • EMC Centera: Centera clipID
  • FTP: Specify the directory relative to the FTP account home directory.
  • SCP: Specify the directory as an absolute path.
  • IBM Cloud: Container
  • TSM: path
retention Integer The number of days to keep the entry in the catalog.

Default = 365

storageSystem String Required. The type of archive storage system.

For valid values, call update_entry_location from the command line with --help=true.

user String The user account to access the host.
api_target_host String

Specifies the target hosts where the API executes. Valid values:
  • all_managed: execute on all managed units but not the central manager
  • all: execute on all managed units and the central manager
  • group:<group name>: execute on all managed units identified by <group name>
  • host name or IP address of a managed unit: specified from the central manager to execute on a managed unit.  For example, api_target_host=
  • host name or IP address of the central manager: specified from a managed unit to execute on the central manager. For example, api_target_host=

IP addresses must conform to the IP mode of your network. For dual IP mode, use the same IP protocol with which the managed unit is registered with the central manager. For example, if the registration uses IPv6, specify an IPv6 address. The hostname is independent of IP mode and can be used with any mode.

GuardAPI example

grdapi update_entry_location  
fileName=a1.corp.com-1_4_2008-01-10_10:27:24.res.70.tar.gz.enc path=/mnt/nfs/ogazit/archive_results/ hostName=qaserver    
storageSystem=SCP newPath=/var/dump/mojgan  newHostName=