Getting started with the REST API

To become familiar with ServiceNow REST API support, review these example scenarios and test the REST API functionality.

In this tutorial you will use the REST API Explorer to test the REST API. The REST API Explorer allows you to discover ServiceNow REST APIs, quickly construct and execute requests, and view responses from ServiceNow REST APIs within your browser.

Before beginning, ensure your user account has the rest_api_explorer and web_service_admin roles. These roles are required to complete the example procedures.