(Quick Reference) Service: Update a group of employees

Description: This web service is used in order to updates an existing group of employees object into the database



URL with external_id:


Method: PUT

Request content type: application/json


NameDescriptionTypeRequiredexample values
idid of the desired employee group to updateLong/StringYes777
referencethe new reference valueStringYes 
namethe new name valueStringYes 
descriptionthe new description valueStringNo 
reference must be unique

Success Output

Success case: response.status=200
    "id": 6,
    "name": "toto",
    "reference": "100",
    "organization": "Lyon",
    "description": "this is toto",
    "dateCreated": "2016-08-17T14:59:43Z",
    "lastUpdated": "2016-08-17T15:20:59Z"

Failure Output

Failure case:response.status = 400
    "error": "invalid_param_type",
    "error_description": "The type of parameter id you provided is not valid for this request."
    "error": "missing_param",
    "error_description": "reference parameter is missing"
    "error": "not_unique",
    "error_description": "reference already used"
     "error": "save_failed",
     "error_description": "Failed to save instance"

Failure case:response.status = 404
    "error": "not_found",
    "error_description": "The employee group with the id 11111 doesn't exist."

Failure case:response.status = 500
     "error": "server_error",
     "error_description": "Oops! Something went wrong..."