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Modify user

Modify User Attributes API

This API helps in modifying user account in Active Directory from your application.

Request URL (JSON) Format: http:// <hostname> : <port> /RestAPI/ModifyUser

Request Parameters:

Parameters Mandatory Description
AuthToken Yes Authentication token obtained using the Generate AuthToken API.
domainName Yes Domain in which the user object has to be modified
inputFormat Yes Details of the attributes of user accounts to be modified. This attribute should be a JSONArray string and should be in the format mentioned below.
[>,<JSONObject>,<JSONObject>];JSONObject - key/value pair of LDAP attributes and their corresponding values
Sample code in java: 
JSONArray userDetails = new JSONArray(); JSONObject json = new JSONObject(); json.put("sAMAccountName", "John"); json.put("manager", "Scott"); json.put("department", "Designers"); userDetails.put(json);
json = new JSONObject(); json.put("sAMAccountName", "Damien"); json.put("manager", "Scott"); json.put("department", "Designers");userDetails.put(json); 
PRODUCT_NAME Yes Product name/module name from which the request is being sent; will be needed for auditing.

Response:

The response will be a JSON array string which contains the list of JSONObjects. Each JSONObject in the list represents a user sent in the inputFormat attribute in the request. Each object will contain the following properties about the status.

Parameters Description
status Status of the user modification operation: 'SUCCESS' on successful modification. 'SEVERE' if there is an error.
statusMessage Contains the message about the issues or errors that occur while performing the specified action.
SAM ACCOUNT NAME aAMAccountName of the user account modified.
USER_NAME User name of the user account modified. 

Sample Input / Output

Request:

http://admanager:8080/RestAPI/ModifyUser?domainName=admp.local&AuthToken=244f8f17-041d-4c85-9924-02f7351a6fbb&inputFormat=[{"sAMAccountName":"John", "manager":"Scott", "department":"Designers"}, {"sAMAccountName":"Damien", "manager":"Scott", "department":"Designers"}]&PRODUCT_NAME=RESTAPI

Sample Response:

[{"USER_NAME":"John","LOG_ON_NAME":"John","statusMessage":"Successfully updated the user.","status":"SUCCESS"},{"USER_NAME":"Damien","LOG_ON_NAME":"Damien","statusMessage":"Successfully updated the user.","status":"SUCCESS"}]

Authorization:

When technicians send API requests, their authorization will be applied to those requests. That is, if a technician is not authorized to modify a user, the technician cannot modify user accounts using the API either.

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