The metadata available in the output formats available XML and JSON.

 

company - list of companies

Details about the API call for metadata can be found in this article company metadata method.

Each manufacturer or supplier is assigned to a company

name Compulsory field Data type description
name   String (255) Name of the company
manufacturer   manufacturer Reference to the manufacturer object; Only available if this company is a manufacturer
supplier   supplier Reference to the supplier object; Only available if this company is a supplier

 

manufacturer - list of manufacturers

Details about the API call for metadata can be found in this article company metadata method.

Manufacturer of a product.

name Compulsory field Data type description
id Yes long Unique key
name Yes String (255) Identifier of the manufacturer
shortName Yes String (255) Manufacturer's nickname
deeplink Yes String (2048) URL, link to the manufacturer within the ITscope platform

 

supplier - list of suppliers

Details about the API call for metadata can be found in this article company metadata method.

Supplier of a reference source.

name Compulsory field Data type description
id Yes long Unique key
name Yes String (255) Identifier of the supplier
deeplink Yes String (2048) URL, link to the supplier within the ITscope platform
customerAccountNumber   String (255) Customer number in case of partnership. Can be used as a filter to determine if there is a partnership with this supplier

 

productType - list of product types

Details about the API call for metadata can be found in this article products/producttypes metadata method.

Type of a product, eg server, processor.

name Compulsory field Data type description
id Yes long Unique key
productTypeGroup Yes ProductTypeGroup (3) Reference to product type group (ProductTypeGroup.id, n: 1)
name Yes String (255) Identifier of the product type. Can be used as 2nd category level are used.
attributeTypeId1   long Unambiguous Attribute Key to build a possible subcategory points to 1: n on AttributeCluster.attributeTypeId
attributeTypeName1   String (255) Identifier of the attribute to build up a possible subcategory
attributeTypeId2   long Unambiguous Attribute Key to build a possible subcategory points to 1: n on AttributeCluster.attributeTypeId
attributeTypeName2   String (255) Identifier of the attribute to build up a possible subcategory
attributeTypeId3   long Unambiguous Attribute Key to build a possible subcategory points to 1: n on AttributeCluster.attributeTypeId
attributeTypeName3   String (255) Identifier of the attribute to build up a possible subcategory
attributeTypeId4   long Unambiguous Attribute Key to build a possible subcategory points to 1: n on AttributeCluster.attributeTypeId
attributeTypeName4   String (255) Identifier of the attribute to build up a possible subcategory
attributeTypeId5   long Unambiguous Attribute Key to build a possible subcategory points to 1: n on AttributeCluster.attributeTypeId
attributeTypeName5   String (255) Identifier of the attribute to build up a possible subcategory
attributeType   attributeType Reference to table attributeType

attributeType

Specific property types of product properties.

name Compulsory field Data type description
id   long Unique identifier of a concrete property type
name   String (255) Name of the concrete property type
rank   long Ranking of the property type, for example, can be used for sorting
type   Integer Data type of the property type
attributeUnit   attributeUnit Reference to table attributeUnit
groupId   long Identifier of a property group, no table reference, but uniquely identifies attributeTypeGroupName
groupName   String (255) Name of the property group

attributeUnit

Units of all concrete property types.

name Compulsory field Data type description
id   String (100) Unique identifier of a unit
baseUnitId   String (100) The base unit of the unit
mFactor   long Multiplication factor for the conversion of the base unit to unit
divFactor   long Divisor for the conversion of the base unit to unit

productTypeGroup

Details about the API call for metadata can be found in this article products/producttypes metadata method.

Product type grouping.

name Compulsory field Data type description
id Yes String (3) Unique key
name Yes String (255) Name of the group of product types, eg network technology. Can be used as 1st category level are used.

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