The org.varlink.service interface allows clients to retrieve a description of all the interfaces a service implements, and information which describes the service implementation.

# The Varlink Service Interface is provided by every varlink service. It
# describes the service and the interfaces it implements.
interface org.varlink.service

# Get a list of all the interfaces a service provides and information
# about the implementation.
method GetInfo() -> (
  vendor: string,
  product: string,
  version: string,
  url: string,
  interfaces: []string

# Get the description of an interface that is implemented by this service.
method GetInterfaceDescription(interface: string) -> (description: string)

# The requested interface was not found.
error InterfaceNotFound (interface: string)

# The requested method was not found
error MethodNotFound (method: string)

# The interface defines the requested method, but the service does not
# implement it.
error MethodNotImplemented (method: string)

# One of the passed parameters is invalid.
error InvalidParameter (parameter: string)

Example Information

Field Value
vendor Fedora
product Workstation
version 27
Field Value
vendor Jon Doe
product Fidget Service
version 0.2