Brightbox Cloud resources can be managed completely via the RESTful HTTP API.

Full reference documentation for the API is available here.

Client software

The following software is compatible with, or features support for, the Brightbox API.

Brightbox CLI

The most mature tool for interacting with the API is the Brightbox CLI, written in Ruby. See the CLI documentation for more information.

Fog: the Ruby cloud computing library

We’ve added support for the Brightbox Cloud API to Fog “The Ruby cloud services library”.

To get started using Fog see our Getting Started with Fog Guide.

Apache Libcloud

Libcloud is a standard Python library that abstracts away differences among multiple cloud provider APIs.

Chef Knife

A Knife plugin for the Brightbox API is available on GitHub.

Knife is the command-line tool which is part of the configuration management framework Chef.


Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 at 11:45 UTC