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This documentation covers the in-development release of Review Board. You can see the latest stable docs or all previous versions.

Server Info Resource

Deprecated in 2.0

Information on the Review Board server.

This contains product information, such as the version, and site-specific information, such as the main URL and list of administrators.

This is deprecated in favor of the data in the root resource.


Name info
URI /api/info/
Token Policy ID server_info
HTTP Methods
  • GET - Returns the information on the Review Board server.
Parent Resource Root List Resource
Child Resources None
Anonymous Access Yes, if anonymous site access is enabled


Returns the information on the Review Board server.


100 - Does Not ExistHTTP 404 - Not Found Object does not exist
101 - Permission DeniedHTTP 403 - Forbidden You don’t have permission for this
103 - Not Logged InHTTP 401 - Unauthorized You are not logged in
112 - OAuth2 Missing Scope ErrorHTTP 403 - Forbidden Your OAuth2 token lacks the necessary scopes for this request.
113 - OAuth2 Access Denied ErrorHTTP 403 - Forbidden OAuth2 token access for this resource is prohibited.



$ curl http://reviews.example.com/api -H "Accept: application/json"
Vary: Accept, Cookie
ETag: aa62f91cdae5aab159821eca94451eba578a5ea9
Content-Type: application/vnd.reviewboard.org.server-info+json
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
  "info": {
    "capabilities": {
      "diffs": {
        "base_commit_ids": true, 
        "moved_files": true, 
        "validation": {
          "base_commit_ids": true
      "extra_data": {
        "json_patching": true
      "review_requests": {
        "commit_ids": true, 
        "supports_history": true, 
        "trivial_publish": true
      "scmtools": {
        "git": {
          "empty_files": true, 
          "symlinks": true
        "mercurial": {
          "empty_files": true
        "perforce": {
          "empty_files": true, 
          "moved_files": true
        "svn": {
          "empty_files": true
      "text": {
        "can_include_raw_values": true, 
        "markdown": true, 
        "per_field_text_types": true
    "product": {
      "is_release": false, 
      "name": "Review Board", 
      "package_version": "5.0a0", 
      "version": "5.0 alpha 0 (dev)"
    "site": {
      "administrators": [
          "email": "admin@example.com", 
          "name": "Example Admin"
      "time_zone": "UTC", 
      "url": "http://example.com/"
  "stat": "ok"