DMTF’s Redfish™ API is an open industry standard specification and schema that helps enable simple and secure management of modern scalable platform hardware. By specifying a RESTful interface and utilizing JSON and OData, Redfish helps customers integrate solutions within their existing tool chains. An aggressive development schedule is quickly advancing Redfish toward its goal of addressing all the components in the data center with a consistent API.
The DMTF’s Redfish Developer Hub is a one-stop, in-depth technical resource – by developers, for developers – designed to provide all the files, tools, community support, tutorials and other advanced education you may need to help you use Redfish.
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All of the developer-focused Redfish technical files and resources, mockups and education/community information are included on these pages. The DMTF continues to add additional support to this central developer hub on a regular basis, so be sure to check back frequently!
- Redfish Schema Index – Visit this central repository of Redfish schema files from both DMTF and the industry. With human-readable descriptions and each schema definition available for download in both CSDL (XML) and JSON-schema formats, the Redfish Schema Index is the definitive source of files for developers working with Redfish.
- Redfish Community Publication Portal - The Redfish Community Publication Portal is a common repository for DMTF Bodies, DMTF Member Companies, and DMTF Alliance Partners.
- Redfish Specification in HTML – In addition to its availability as a PDF download, the DMTF is pleased to provide this interactive HTML version of the Redfish Specification (which specifies the standard’s network protocol) for ease of navigation.
- Github Repository – DMTF invites review of – and open source contributions to – Redfish tools in its public Github repos.
- Redfish Mockups - The DMTF has developed multiple mockups so developers can interactively explore example Redfish implementations.
- Redfish User Forum – This full-featured forum – with multiple message boards, search capabilities, etc. – provides a platform to discuss everything from service implementations to feature requests. The forum is open to all - simple registration helps prevent spam.
- DMTF YouTube Channel - DMTF’s YouTube channel provides videos and brief technical webinars on a variety of DMTF standards and topics, including the Redfish API. The channel features “Redfish School,” a series of six video presentations that kicks off with Why Redfish?" and offers additional mini-demos explaining the Redfish Model Architecture, Common Properties, as well as Chassis, Systems and Managers.
- Additional Educational Resources – Learn more about Redfish through our white paper, tech note, presentations and webinars:
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