(Quick Reference) Service: Update an authority

Description: This web service is used to update an authority object



URL with external_id:


Method: PUT

Request content type: application/json


NameDescriptionTypeRequiredExample values
idid of the desired record to updateLong/Stringyes777
name Stringyes 

The name of authority can be used as an external ID

Success Output

Success case: response.status = 20
    "id": 11,
    "name": "CEO",
    "dateCreated": "2016-09-09T08:18:51Z",
    "lastUpdated": "2016-09-09T08:18:51Z"

Failure Output

Failure case:response.status = 400
  "error": "missing_param",
  "error_description": "name parameter is missing"

     "error": "save_failed",
     "error_description": "Failed to save instance"

  "error": "not_found",
  "error_description": "The authority with the id 999 doesn't exist."
Failure case:response.status = 500
     "error": "server_error",
     "error_description": "Oops! Something went wrong..."