How to use the Backup Manager JSON-RPC API schema

The schema for the protocol is currently in beta.

The schema lists available methods and supported parameters, but it cannot be used to generate a client for the service automatically.

The schema can be found here: JSON-RPC schema for Cove Data Protection (Cove)

You can find information on how to Construct A JSON-RPC API Call in conjunction with our Schema here.


Before getting started, we would recommend you either download a JSON API reader plugin for your preferred web browser or use a browser which automatically reads API's and breaks the schema down into sections for you, as this makes it easier to view.

It is also advisable to have the API platform of your liking installed on your device before beginning.

Schema sections

Using a reader or a browser with a built-in reader allows for a much easier view of the schema so that the page is broken down into smaller sections: