The purpose of this Reference document is to describe the Public API of Parallels OperatiOns automation (POA). This API provides functionality enough to integrate POA with external billing system.
This document is intended for any person participating in integration of POA with external billing system: analysts gathering and elaborating the requirements, designers and software architects designing the system, developers implementing the solution, testers and test designers performing quality assurance, technical writers composing user documentation, etc.
The reader of this document is expected to be familiar with basic POA concepts like: objects hierarchy, including accounts; account's staff members; domains; hosts; customer services; etc. The reader should also be familiar with resources accounting system used in POA and understand such terms as: resource type, service template, subscription, resource. To obtain the complete information concerning POA concepts please refer to Parallels Operations Automation Provider's Guide.