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Grouper Web Services

Description

Assign attribute definition name inheritance based on lookups by name or ID. This is new as of Grouper v2.1.  Note: attribute definition name inheritance is only used for permissions (e.g. if the permission names are an org chart there would be inheritance)

Features

  • Pass in one parent attribute def name lookup by name or id
  • Pass in one or many child attribute def name lookup by name or id (note, only the non-lite service can pass more than one child lookup)
  • Pass in whether this an assignment or a removal of an assignment
  • Can replace the current child list with the inputted list (non-lite only)
  • Can pass in a txType so that you can run all the changes in one transaction, or just finish the work that is possible with no enclosing transaction
  • Returns if it was successful or not, and returns a string detailing how many inserts, deletes, and no-ops there were (if the inheritance or lack of already existed in that state)
  • Can actAs another user

assignAttributeDefNameInheritance Lite service

  • Accepts one attribute def name child to assign or unassign...
  • Documentation: SOAP (click on assignAttributeDefNameInheritanceLite), REST (click on assignAttributeDefNameInheritanceLite)
  • For REST, the request can put data in query string (in URL or request body)
  • REST request (colon is escaped to %3A): PUT /grouper-ws/servicesRest/v2_1_000/attributeDefNames
    • Note: if passing data in request body e.g. actAs, use a POST
  • (see documentation above for details): Request object, response object
  • Response codes
  • Samples (all files with "Lite" in them, click on "download" to see file)

assignAttributeDefNameInheritance service

  • Accepts multiple attributeDefName children to assign or unassign
  • Documentation: SOAP (click on assignAttributeDefNameInheritance), REST (click on assignAttributeDefNameInheritance)
  • REST request (colon is escaped to %3A): POST /grouper-ws/servicesRest/v2_1_000/attributeDefNames
  • (see documentation above for details): Request object, response object
  • Response codes
  • Returns an overall status, and a status for each assignment
  • Samples (all files without "Lite" in them, click on "download" to see files)
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