Overview#

XDAS utilizes JSON and we show the XDAS JSON Schema.

We also have more detailed explanation of the XDAS Fields.

XDAS JSON Schema [1]#

{
    "id":"XDASv2",
    "title":"XDAS Version 2 JSON Schema",
    "description":"A JSON representation of an XDASv2 event record.",
    "type":"objectr",
    "properties":{
      "Source":{
        "description":"The original source of the event, if applicable.",
        "type":"string",
        "optional":true
      },
      "Observer":{
        "description":"The recorder (ie., the XDASv2 service) of the event.",
        "type":"object",
        "optional":false,
        "properties":{
          "Account":{"$ref":"account"},
          "Entity":{"$ref":"entity"}
        }
      },
      "Initiator":{
        "description":"The authenticated entity or access token that causes an event.",
        "type":"object",
        "optional":false,
        "properties":{
          "Account":{"$ref":"account","optional":true},
          "Entity":{"$ref":"entity"},
          "Assertions":{
            "description":"Attribute/value assertions about an identity.",
            "type":"object",
            "optional":true
          }
        }
      },
      "Target":{
        "description":"The target object, account, data item, etc of the event.",
        "type":"object",
        "optional":true,
        "properties":{
          "Account":{"$ref":"account"},
          "Entity":{"$ref":"entity"},
          "Data":{                           
            "description":"A set attribute/value pairs describing the target object.",        * 
            "type":"object",        
            "optional":true
          }  
        }
      },
      "Action":{
        "description":"The action describes the event in a uniform manner.",
        "type":"object",
        "optional":false,
        "properties":{
          "Event":{
            "description":"The event identifier in standard XDASv2 taxonomy.",
            "type":"object",
            "optional":false,
            "properties":{
              "Id":{
                "description":"The XDASv2 taxonomy event identifier.",
                "type":"string",
                "optional":false,
                "pattern":"/^[0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)*$/" 
              },
              "Name":{
                "description":"A short descriptive name for the specific event.", eg. a new replica is added 
                "type":"string",
                "optional":true
              },
      "CorrelationID":{
          "description":"Correlation ID, source#uniqueID#connID",
                 "type":"string",
                 "optional":true
      }
     },
     "SubEvent":{
      "type":object
      "description": "Describes the actual domain specific event that has occured.",
      "optional":true,
      "properties":{
        "Name"":{
                    "description":"A short descriptive name for this event.",
                    "type":"string",
                    "optional":true
                  },
      }
            }  
          }
          "Log":{
            "description":"Client-specified logging attributes.",
            "optional":true,
            "properties":{
              "Severity":{"type":"integer", "optional":true},
              "Priority":{"type":"integer", "optional":true},
              "Facility":{"type":"integer", "optional":true}
            }
          }
          "Outcome":{
            "description":"The XDASv2 taxonomy outcome identifier.",
            "type":"string",
            "optional":false,
            "pattern":"/^[0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)*$/"
          }
          "Time":{
            "description":"The time the event occurred.",
            "type":"object",
            "optional":false,
            "properties":{
              "Offset":{
                "description":"Seconds since Jan 1, 1970.",
                "type":"integer"
              },
              "Sequence":{
                "description":"Milliseconds since last integral second.",
                "type":"integer",
                "optional":true
              },
              "Tolerance":{
                "description":"A tolerance value in milliseconds.",
                "type":"integer",
                "optional":true
              },
              "Certainty":{
                "description":"Percentage certainty of tolerance.",
                "type":"integer",
                "optional":true,
                "minimum":0,
                "maximum":100,
                "default":100,
              },
              "Source":{
                "description":"The time source (eg., ntp://time.nist.gov).",
                "type":"string",
                "optional":true
              },
              "Zone":{
                "description":"A valid timezone symbol (eg., MST/MDT).",
                "type":"string",
                "optional":true
              }
            }
      "ExtendedOutcome":{
            "description":"The XDASv2 taxonomy outcome identifier.",
            "type":"string",
            "optional":false,
            "pattern":"/^[0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)*$/"
           }
        }
      }
    }
  },
  {
    "id":"account",
    "description":"A representation of an XDAS account.",
    "type":"object",
    "properties":{
      "Domain":{
        "description":"A (URL) reference to the authority managing this account.",    /* lets take it as the partition?
        "type":"string"
      },
      "Name":{
        "description":"A human-readable account name.",        - DN
        "type":"string",
        "optional":true
      },
      "Id":{
        "description":"A machine-readable unique account identifier value.",  - EntryID
        "type":"integer"
      }
    }
  },
  {
    "id":"entity",                    - Server details for Target, client address details for the initiator
    "description":"A representation of an addressable entity.",
    "type":"object",
    "properties":{
      "SysAddr":{"type":"string","optional":true},  
      "SysName":{"type":"string","optional":true},
      "SvcName":{"type":"string","optional":true},
      "SvcComp":{"type":"string","optional":true},
    }
  }

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