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Introduction to the CrashPlan API


This article provides an introduction to the Code42 API. You can use the APIs to perform a variety of tasks, from performing automated actions to integrating with existing systems.


For assistance with using the Code42 API, contact your Customer Success Manager (CSM) to engage the Code42 Professional Services team.

Code42 API documentation

API documentation is available on the Code42 Developer Portal

Use cases

Among many other things, you can use the Code42 API to:

  • View and filter users 
  • Search for events recorded in the Audit Log
  • View and manage legal hold custodians, and search events


Create an API client and use it to get an authentication token for use in your API requests. For more information, see:

Tools for interacting with the Code42 API

The Code42 API is accessible through many tools, such as web browsers, scripting tools, and programming languages. Although the examples in our articles show use of the command line tool curl to interact with the Code42 API, you can use many different tools. 

For more information see Tools for interacting with the CrashPlan API.

Syntax and usage

The Code42 API uses a standardized API syntax and command structure. For more information, see CrashPlan API syntax and usage.

HTTP methods

  • GET: Retrieve a resource.
  • POST: Create a new resource.
  • PUT: Update an existing resource.
  • DELETE: Destroy an existing resource.

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