One of the key features that was added to IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management PTFs (UI55996 and UI56001) in 2Q 2018 is the use of Swagger to document and present the associated REST APIs in an easily consumable format. With this addition, cloud architects can easily view the constructs of the Cloud Provisioning and Management REST APIs so that enabled z/OS subsystems can be incorporated into their cloud offering.
Swagger is pre-installed and enabled on the z/OSMF Liberty Server. In order to successfully access the Swagger UI, the user may need to configure additional security for z/OSMF. Refer to z/OSMF Programming Guide for details. Supplying the appropriate values for host name and port, use this address in a browser: “https://
APIs in the Swagger UI are organized based on the Cloud Provisioning and Management functions, such as the Published Software Catalog (PSC), Resource Management (RM), etc. Here is an example of the Swagger UI for the PSC: