Administration extension

The Administration extension allows the user to start a refreshing process for the SOS internal caching via KVP request. This extension is reused by the Wildcard Offering extension.


The Administration extension is a currently a simple interface to administrate the SOS. The current functionality is limited to start the SOS internal cache update process. The following update request are supported:
  • Update the full cache
  • Update the FeatureOfInterest cache

The Administration extension can be extended with further functionality.

The Administration extension can be enabled and disabled via a property (ENABLE_ADMIN_API) in the sos.conig file.

Requests and responses

This section describes the Administration extension requests in detail. The default URL is http:\\HOSTNAME:PORT\SOS_NAME\admin + the parameters defined in the following subsections.

parameter value description
request REQUEST_VALUE The valid values are RefreshMetadata and RefreshFois

Here are the two possible exmaple request:


For this requests the Administrator extension returns empty responses.


Topic revision: r2 - 26 Nov 2012, CarstenHollmann
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