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Sterling REST API Update without prior get

Hi,

We would like to update a specific user groups and accounts without changing the earlier configurations and permissions. In order to do so, we have to first GET the earlier configuration of the interested account, then add the new configuration on top of the JSON and then run an UPDATE call. We do not want to run the GET call first to be able to update without removing earlier configurations. Just a JSON/XML script containing just the new configurations should be enough.

In another words, we would like to see an ADD call in addition to UPDATE/PATCH.

 

Thanks and kind regards,

Tughan.

  • Guest
  • Apr 4 2018
  • Planned for future release
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

We would like to automatize our user and group permissioning schemes

  • Guest commented
    27 Feb, 2020 09:56am

    adding ADD calls to Several of the other API calls would be quite useful and streamline many processes

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood commented
    11 Feb, 2020 02:01pm

    Hello, we have further analyzed this issue and have accepted this to our roadmap. All roadmap items we strive to deliver withn 12 months. Thank you.

  • Guest commented
    9 Dec, 2019 12:44pm

    Hi,

     

    In user account update API, you can either update all the information with default update function, or you can use partial update to update only permissions. In either case, when you make an API request with single(or multiple) permissions passed in the json data, the earlier permissions are overriden by the new permissions you push. We would like to be able to add permissions to a user without deleting the earlier ones. (As a workaround, we are running read API for that user, collect all the permission it currently has, append the new permission we want to assign to json data, and push it back for that user.)

     

    Thanks,

    Tughan

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood commented
    5 Sep, 2019 02:11pm

    Thank you for participating in the request for enhancement community. We have evaluated this request, and would like to request some additional information.

    Can you provide some additional details on the use case?

    Can you provide sample GET and UPDATE API calls?

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