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A number of users wish to create JS7 - Identity Services, populate accounts and to JS7 - Manage Roles and Permissions automatically from individual sources such as a database.


The REST Web Service API can be used to automate operation of JS7.

To add REST Web Service API calls in your preferred language or use the PowerShell cmdlets, refer to:


The following examples use the JS7 PowerShell Module to manage Identity Services, accounts, roles, folders and permissions:

Example for use of PowerShell cmdlets
#!/usr/bin/env pwsh

# Parameterization

$Url = "http://localhost:4446"
$ControllerId = "controller"

$TestCaseService = "TestCase_Service"
$TestCaseAccount = "TestCase_User"
$TestCaseRoleApplicationManager = "TestCase_Application_Manager"
$TestCaseRoleIncidentManager = "TestCase_Incident_Manager"
$TestCaseFolder = "/TestCase_Folder"
$TestCasePermissions = @(

# Connection

Import-Module JS7
Connect-JS7 -Url $Url -Id $ControllerId | Out-Null

# ----- Create Identity Service, Roles, Folders, Permissions, Accounts -----

# create Identity Service for use with password authentication as a single factor
$service = Set-JS7IAMService -Service $TestCaseService -Type 'JOC' -SingleFactorPassword

# create roles
Set-JS7IAMRole -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager
Set-JS7IAMRole -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleIncidentManager

# limit role to JOC Cockpit inventory folder
Set-JS7IAMFolder -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -Folder $TestCaseFolder -Recursive -ControllerId $ControllerId

# add permissions to roles
Set-JS7IAMPermission -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -Permission $TestCasePermissions -ControllerId $ControllerId
Set-JS7IAMPermission -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleIncidentManager -Permission $TestCasePermissions -ControllerId $ControllerId

# add account
Set-JS7IAMAccount -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager,$TestCaseRoleIncidentManager

# ----- Read Identity Service, Roles, Folders, Permissions, Accounts -----

$service = Get-JS7IAMService -Service $TestCaseService

# read role, assigned folders and permissions
$role = Get-JS7IAMRole -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager
$folders = Get-JS7IAMFolder -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -ControllerId $ControllerId
$rolePermissions = Get-JS7IAMPermission -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -ControllerId $ControllerId

# read account and permissions from any roles assigned the account
$account = Get-JS7IAMAccount -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount
$accountPermissions = Get-JS7IAMAccountPermission -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount

# ---- Manage Accounts -----

# force change of password with next login
Invoke-JS7IAMForcePasswordChange -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount

# reset to initial password
Invoke-JS7IAMResetPassword -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount

# disable/enable login for the account
Disable-JS7IAMAccount -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount
Enable-JS7IAMAccount -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount

Rename-JS7IAMAccount -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount -NewAccount "$($TestCaseAccount)2"
Rename-JS7IAMAccount -Service $TestCaseService -Account "$($TestCaseAccount)2" -NewAccount $TestCaseAccount

# ---- Manage Identity Service, Roles, Folders -----

Rename-JS7IAMService -Service $TestCaseService -NewService "$($TestCaseService)2"
Rename-JS7IAMService -Service "$($TestCaseService)2" -NewService $TestCaseService

Rename-JS7IAMRole -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -NewRole "$($TestCaseRoleApplicationManager)2"
Rename-JS7IAMRole -Service $TestCaseService -Role "$($TestCaseRoleApplicationManager)2" -NewRole $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager

Rename-JS7IAMFolder -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -ControllerId $ControllerId -Folder $TestCaseFolder -NewFolder "$($TestCaseFolder)2"
Rename-JS7IAMFolder -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -ControllerId $ControllerId -Folder "$($TestCaseFolder)2" -NewFolder $TestCaseFolder

# ----- Remove Identity Service, Accounts, Roles, Folders, Permissions ---

# remove account
Remove-JS7IAMAccount -Service $TestCaseService -Account $TestCaseAccount

# remove permissions from role
Get-JS7IAMPermission -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -ControllerId $ControllerId | Remove-JS7IAMPermission

# remove folder from role
Remove-JS7IAMFolder -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager -Folder $TestCaseFolder

# remove roles and any included folders and permissions
Remove-JS7IAMRole -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleApplicationManager
Remove-JS7IAMRole -Service $TestCaseService -Role $TestCaseRoleIncidentManager

# remove Identity Service and any included accounts, roles, folders and permissions
Remove-JS7IAMService -Service $TestCaseService

# Connection



  • Line 1: A shebang is used to invoke PowerShell on Unix platforms. For Windows platforms replace this line with:
    • @@findstr/v "^@@f.*&" "%~f0"|pwsh.exe -&goto:eof
    • Optionally adjust pwsh.exe by powershell.exe or similar to locate the PowerShell interpreter.
  • Line 5: The URL to JOC Cockpit is specified. This is the same URL as used from a client browser to access JOC Cockpit.
  • Line 6: The Controller ID is specified during setup of a Controller. The Controller ID can be found in the upper right hand corner of any JOC Cockpit page.