Developed in the context of the Uplink Connection on the NSG, this API could be used for other types of objects. It is used as a collection of name-value (or key-value) pairs for custom attributes that could be used to enrich existing class instances.


  • last_updated_by: ID of the user who last updated the object.
  • last_updated_date: Time stamp when this object was last updated.
  • embedded_metadata: Metadata objects associated with this entity. This will contain a list of Metadata objects if the API request is made using the special flag to enable the embedded Metadata feature. Only a maximum of Metadata objects is returned based on the value set in the system configuration.
  • entity_scope: Specify if scope of entity is Data center or Enterprise level
  • creation_date: Time stamp when this object was created.
  • attribute_name: The name of the custom attribute (key) used to enrich the object the customProperty instance is attached to.
  • attribute_value: The value assigned to the custom attribute (key) of that customProperty instance.
  • owner: Identifies the user that has created this object.
  • external_id: External object ID. Used for integration with third party systems


class fetcher
nupermission.NUPermission permissions
numetadata.NUMetadata metadatas
nuglobalmetadata.NUGlobalMetadata global_metadatas