Apache Zeppelin Notebook REST API

Overview

Apache Zeppelin provides several REST APIs for interaction and remote activation of zeppelin functionality. All REST APIs are available starting with the following endpoint http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api. Note that Apache Zeppelin REST APIs receive or return JSON objects, it is recommended for you to install some JSON viewers such as JSONView. If you work with Apache Zeppelin and find a need for an additional REST API, please file an issue or send us an email.

Notebooks REST API supports the following operations: List, Create, Get, Delete, Clone, Run, Export, Import as detailed in the following tables.

Note operations

List of the notes

Description This GET method lists the available notes on your server. Notebook JSON contains the name and id of all notes.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "OK",
  "message": "",
  "body": [
    {
      "name":"Homepage",
      "id":"2AV4WUEMK"
    },
    {
      "name":"Zeppelin Tutorial",
      "id":"2A94M5J1Z"
    }
  ]
}


Create a new note

Description This POST method creates a new note using the given name or default name if none given. The body field of the returned JSON contains the new note id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON input (without paragraphs)
{"name": "name of new note"}
sample JSON input (with initial paragraphs)
{
  "name": "name of new note",
  "paragraphs": [
    {
      "title": "paragraph title1",
      "text": "paragraph text1"
    },
    {
      "title": "paragraph title2",
      "text": "paragraph text2",
      "config": {
        "title": true,
        "colWidth": 6.0,
        "results": [
          {
            "graph": {
              "mode": "scatterChart",
              "optionOpen": true
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    }
  ]
}
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "CREATED",
  "message": "",
  "body": "2AZPHY918"
}


Get the status of all paragraphs

Description This GET method gets the status of all paragraphs by the given note id. The body field of the returned JSON contains of the array that compose of the paragraph id, paragraph status, paragraph finish date, paragraph started date.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/job/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "OK",
  "body": [
    {
      "id":"20151121-212654_766735423",
      "status":"FINISHED",
      "finished":"Tue Nov 24 14:21:40 KST 2015",
      "started":"Tue Nov 24 14:21:39 KST 2015"
    },
    {
      "progress":"1",
      "id":"20151121-212657_730976687",
      "status":"RUNNING",
      "finished":"Tue Nov 24 14:21:35 KST 2015",
      "started":"Tue Nov 24 14:21:40 KST 2015"
    }
  ]
}


Get an existing note information

Description This GET method retrieves an existing note's information using the given id. The body field of the returned JSON contain information about paragraphs in the note.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "OK",
  "message": "",
  "body": {
    "paragraphs": [
      {
        "text": "%sql \nselect age, count(1) value\nfrom bank \nwhere age < 30 \ngroup by age \norder by age",
        "config": {
          "colWidth": 4,
          "graph": {
            "mode": "multiBarChart",
            "height": 300,
            "optionOpen": false,
            "keys": [
              {
                "name": "age",
                "index": 0,
                "aggr": "sum"
              }
            ],
            "values": [
              {
                "name": "value",
                "index": 1,
                "aggr": "sum"
              }
            ],
            "groups": [],
            "scatter": {
              "xAxis": {
                "name": "age",
                "index": 0,
                "aggr": "sum"
              },
              "yAxis": {
                "name": "value",
                "index": 1,
                "aggr": "sum"
              }
            }
          }
        },
        "settings": {
          "params": {},
          "forms": {}
        },
        "jobName": "paragraph_1423500782552_-1439281894",
        "id": "20150210-015302_1492795503",
        "results": {
          "code": "SUCCESS",
          "msg": [
            {
              "type": "TABLE",
              "data": "age\tvalue\n19\t4\n20\t3\n21\t7\n22\t9\n23\t20\n24\t24\n25\t44\n26\t77\n27\t94\n28\t103\n29\t97\n"
            }
          ]
        },
        "dateCreated": "Feb 10, 2015 1:53:02 AM",
        "dateStarted": "Jul 3, 2015 1:43:17 PM",
        "dateFinished": "Jul 3, 2015 1:43:23 PM",
        "status": "FINISHED",
        "progressUpdateIntervalMs": 500
      }
    ],
    "name": "Zeppelin Tutorial",
    "id": "2A94M5J1Z",
    "angularObjects": {},
    "config": {
      "looknfeel": "default"
    },
    "info": {}
  }
}


Delete a note

Description This DELETE method deletes a note by the given note id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK","message": ""}


Clone a note

Description This POST method clones a note by the given id and create a new note using the given name or default name if none given. The body field of the returned JSON contains the new note id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON input
{"name": "name of new note"}
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "CREATED",
  "message": "",
  "body": "2AZPHY918"
}


Export a note

Description This GET method exports a note by the given id and gernerates a JSON
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/export/[noteId]
Success code 201
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{
  "paragraphs": [
    {
      "text": "%md This is my new paragraph in my new note",
      "dateUpdated": "Jan 8, 2016 4:49:38 PM",
      "config": {
        "enabled": true
      },
      "settings": {
        "params": {},
        "forms": {}
      },
      "jobName": "paragraph_1452300578795_1196072540",
      "id": "20160108-164938_1685162144",
      "dateCreated": "Jan 8, 2016 4:49:38 PM",
      "status": "READY",
      "progressUpdateIntervalMs": 500
    }
  ],
  "name": "source note for export",
  "id": "2B82H3RR1",
  "angularObjects": {},
  "config": {},
  "info": {}
}


Import a note

Description This POST method imports a note from the note JSON input
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/import
Success code 201
Fail code 500
sample JSON input
{
  "paragraphs": [
    {
      "text": "%md This is my new paragraph in my new note",
      "dateUpdated": "Jan 8, 2016 4:49:38 PM",
      "config": {
        "enabled": true
      },
      "settings": {
        "params": {},
        "forms": {}
      },
      "jobName": "paragraph_1452300578795_1196072540",
      "id": "20160108-164938_1685162144",
      "dateCreated": "Jan 8, 2016 4:49:38 PM",
      "status": "READY",
      "progressUpdateIntervalMs": 500
    }
  ],
  "name": "source note for export",
  "id": "2B82H3RR1",
  "angularObjects": {},
  "config": {},
  "info": {}
}
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "CREATED",
  "message": "",
  "body": "2AZPHY918"
}

Run all paragraphs

Description This POST method runs all paragraphs in the given note id.
If you can not find Note id 404 returns. If there is a problem with the interpreter returns a 412 error.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/job/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 404 or 412
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK"}
sample JSON error response
           {
             "status": "NOTFOUND",
             "message": "note not found."
           }
         

           {
             "status": "PRECONDITIONFAILED",
             "message": "paragraph1469771130099-278315611 Not selected or Invalid Interpreter bind"
           }
         


Stop all paragraphs

Description This DELETE method stops all paragraphs in the given note id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/job/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status":"OK"}


Clear all paragraph result

Description This PUT method clear all paragraph results from note of given id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/clear
Success code 200
Forbidden code 401
Not Found code 404
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK"}

Paragraph operations


Create a new paragraph

Description This POST method create a new paragraph using JSON payload. The body field of the returned JSON contain the new paragraph id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/paragraph
Success code 201
Fail code 500
sample JSON input (add to the last)
{
  "title": "Paragraph insert revised",
  "text": "%spark\nprintln(\"Paragraph insert revised\")"
}
sample JSON input (add to specific index)
{
  "title": "Paragraph insert revised",
  "text": "%spark\nprintln(\"Paragraph insert revised\")",
  "index": 0
}
sample JSON input (providing paragraph config)
{
  "title": "paragraph title2",
  "text": "paragraph text2",
  "config": {
    "title": true,
    "colWidth": 6.0,
    "results": [
      {
        "graph": {
          "mode": "pieChart",
          "optionOpen": true
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "CREATED",
  "message": "",
  "body": "20151218-100330_1754029574"
}


Get a paragraph information

Description This GET method retrieves an existing paragraph's information using the given id. The body field of the returned JSON contain information about paragraph.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/paragraph/[paragraphId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "OK",
  "message": "",
  "body": {
    "title": "Paragraph2",
    "text": "%spark\n\nprintln(\"it's paragraph2\")",
    "dateUpdated": "Dec 18, 2015 7:33:54 AM",
    "config": {
      "colWidth": 12,
      "graph": {
        "mode": "table",
        "height": 300,
        "optionOpen": false,
        "keys": [],
        "values": [],
        "groups": [],
        "scatter": {}
      },
      "enabled": true,
      "title": true,
      "editorMode": "ace/mode/scala"
    },
    "settings": {
      "params": {},
      "forms": {}
    },
    "jobName": "paragraph_1450391574392_-1890856722",
    "id": "20151218-073254_1105602047",
    "results": {
      "code": "SUCCESS",
      "msg": [
        {
           "type": "TEXT",
           "data": "it's paragraph2\n"
        }
      ]
    },
    "dateCreated": "Dec 18, 2015 7:32:54 AM",
    "dateStarted": "Dec 18, 2015 7:33:55 AM",
    "dateFinished": "Dec 18, 2015 7:33:55 AM",
    "status": "FINISHED",
    "progressUpdateIntervalMs": 500
  }
}


Get the status of a single paragraph

Description This GET method gets the status of a single paragraph by the given note and paragraph id. The body field of the returned JSON contains of the array that compose of the paragraph id, paragraph status, paragraph finish date, paragraph started date.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/job/[noteId]/[paragraphId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "OK",
  "body": {
      "id":"20151121-212654_766735423",
      "status":"FINISHED",
      "finished":"Tue Nov 24 14:21:40 KST 2015",
      "started":"Tue Nov 24 14:21:39 KST 2015"
    }
}


Update paragraph configuration

Description This PUT method update paragraph configuration using given id so that user can change paragraph setting such as graph type, show or hide editor/result and paragraph size, etc. You can update certain fields you want, for example you can update colWidth field only by sending request with payload {"colWidth": 12.0}.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/paragraph/[paragraphId]/config
Success code 200
Bad Request code 400
Forbidden code 403
Not Found code 404
Fail code 500
sample JSON input
{
  "colWidth": 6.0,
  "graph": {
    "mode": "lineChart",
    "height": 200.0,
    "optionOpen": false,
    "keys": [
      {
        "name": "age",
        "index": 0.0,
        "aggr": "sum"
      }
    ],
    "values": [
      {
        "name": "value",
        "index": 1.0,
        "aggr": "sum"
      }
    ],
    "groups": [],
    "scatter": {}
  },
  "editorHide": true,
  "editorMode": "ace/mode/markdown",
  "tableHide": false
}
sample JSON response
{
  "status":"OK",
  "message":"",
  "body":{
    "text":"%sql \nselect age, count(1) value\nfrom bank \nwhere age \u003c 30 \ngroup by age \norder by age",
    "config":{
      "colWidth":6.0,
      "graph":{
        "mode":"lineChart",
        "height":200.0,
        "optionOpen":false,
        "keys":[
          {
            "name":"age",
            "index":0.0,
            "aggr":"sum"
          }
        ],
        "values":[
          {
            "name":"value",
            "index":1.0,
            "aggr":"sum"
          }
        ],
        "groups":[],
        "scatter":{}
      },
      "tableHide":false,
      "editorMode":"ace/mode/markdown",
      "editorHide":true
    },
    "settings":{
      "params":{},
      "forms":{}
    },
    "apps":[],
    "jobName":"paragraph1423500782552-1439281894",
    "id":"20150210-015302_1492795503",
    "results":{
      "code":"SUCCESS",
      "msg": [
        {
          "type":"TABLE",
          "data":"age\tvalue\n19\t4\n20\t3\n21\t7\n22\t9\n23\t20\n24\t24\n25\t44\n26\t77\n27\t94\n28\t103\n29\t97\n"
        }
      ]
    },
    "dateCreated":"Feb 10, 2015 1:53:02 AM",
    "dateStarted":"Jul 3, 2015 1:43:17 PM",
    "dateFinished":"Jul 3, 2015 1:43:23 PM",
    "status":"FINISHED",
    "progressUpdateIntervalMs":500
  }
}


Delete a paragraph

Description This DELETE method deletes a paragraph by the given note and paragraph id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/paragraph/[paragraphId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK","message": ""}


Run a paragraph asynchronously

Description This POST method runs the paragraph asynchronously by given note and paragraph id. This API always return SUCCESS even if the execution of the paragraph fails later because the API is asynchronous
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/job/[noteId]/[paragraphId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON input (optional, only needed when if you want to update dynamic form's value)
{
  "name": "name of new note",
  "params": {
    "formLabel1": "value1",
    "formLabel2": "value2"
  }
}
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK"}


Run a paragraph synchronously


Description This POST method runs the paragraph synchronously by given note and paragraph id. This API can return SUCCESS or ERROR depending on the outcome of the paragraph execution
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/run/[noteId]/[paragraphId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON input (optional, only needed when if you want to update dynamic form's value)
{
  "name": "name of new note",
  "params": {
    "formLabel1": "value1",
    "formLabel2": "value2"
  }
}
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK"}
sample JSON error
{
   "status": "INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR",
   "body": {
       "code": "ERROR",
       "type": "TEXT",
       "msg": "bash: -c: line 0: unexpected EOF while looking for matching ``'\nbash: -c: line 1: syntax error: unexpected end of file\nExitValue: 2"
   }
}


Stop a paragraph

Description This DELETE method stops the paragraph by given note and paragraph id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/job/[noteId]/[paragraphId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK"}


Move a paragraph to the specific index

Description This POST method moves a paragraph to the specific index (order) from the note.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/paragraph/[paragraphId]/move/[newIndex]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK","message": ""}


Full text search through the paragraphs in all notes

Description GET request will return list of matching paragraphs
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/search?q=[query]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
Sample JSON response
{
  "status": "OK",
  "body": [
    {
      "id": "/paragraph/",
      "name":"Note Name", 
      "snippet":"",
      "text":""
    }
  ]
}

Cron jobs


Add Cron Job

Description This POST method adds cron job by the given note id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/cron/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON input
{"cron": "cron expression of note"}
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK"}


Remove Cron Job

Description This DELETE method removes cron job by the given note id.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/cron/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK"}


Get Cron Job

Description This GET method gets cron job expression of given note id. The body field of the returned JSON contains the cron expression.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/cron/[noteId]
Success code 200
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{"status": "OK", "body": "* * * * * ?"}

Permission

Get a note permission information

Description This GET method gets a note authorization information.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/permissions
Success code 200
Forbidden code 403
Fail code 500
sample JSON response
{
"status":"OK", "message":"", "body":{
"readers":[
"user2" ], "owners":[
"user1" ], "writers":[
"user2" ] } }


Set note permission

Description This PUT method set note authorization information.
URL http://[zeppelin-server]:[zeppelin-port]/api/notebook/[noteId]/permissions
Success code 200
Forbidden code 403
Fail code 500
sample JSON input
{
  "readers": [
    "user1"
  ],
  "owners": [
    "user2"
  ],
  "writers": [
    "user1"
  ]
}
sample JSON response
{
  "status": "OK"
}