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Where is the images list for the V2 api?

How do I get a list of the global images available in the v2 api? the following, which is a v2 implementation of the older v1 query doesn’t seem to return everything: curl -s “https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/images?filter=global” -H “Authorization: Bearer $DO_TOKEN” |grep “name” “name”:“Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 14.04 (Nginx + Unicorn)”, “name”:“node-v0.10.30 on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“Django on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“LAMP on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“LEMP on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“Docker 1.1.2 on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“MEAN on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“Dokku v0.2.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 (w/ Docker 1.1.2)”, “name”:“GitLab 7.1.1 CE”, “name”:“Ghost 0.5 on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“Redmine on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04”, “name”:“CentOS 5.8 x64”, “name”:“CentOS 5.8 x32”, “name”:“CentOS 6.4 x32”, “name”:“CentOS 6.4 x64”, “name”:“Fedora 19 x32”, “name”:“Fedora 19 x64”, “name”:“Fedora 20 x32”, “name”:“Fedora 20 x64”,

I’m trying to script to be able to find the Ubuntu 14.04 images. Yes, I could just hard-code the image ID, and I have that already, but I want to programmatically get the list of available generic images to launch instances with.

I noticed that the results are paginated… is there some way to get non-paginated results instead? That seems to have been the issue. If I hardcode the URL to include &page=2, i can find the images I’m looking for, but I’d much rather have an api result that lists all instead of paginating the results.


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It took me some searching and trial and error, but I think this is what you are looking for:

https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/images?per_page=999

So with curl, use something like:

curl -X GET --silent "https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/images?per_page=999" -H "Authorization: Bearer $TOKEN" |jq '.'

To get just the names used for provisioning with Ansible, add “| grep slug” to the end of the curl command provided by minimalpair above.

curl -X GET --silent “https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/images?per_page=999” -H “Authorization: Bearer $TOKEN” | jq ‘.’ | grep slug