PUT /api/apps/{AppID}

Changes one or more values for an app (Name and/or Description).

Authorization Roles/Permissions: Must be logged in. App team member, Business Admin

Authorization token renewal: This operation changes information that is reflected in the authorization token; therefore, when invoking this operation, you must also renew the token.

This topic includes the following sections:

HTTP Method


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Sample Request

The example below modifies the app name.

Sample request URL


Sample request headers

Accept: */*
Content-Type: application/json; charset=UTF-8

Sample request body

  "Description":"Revised description of my app."

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Request Headers

For general information on request header values, refer to HTTP Request Headers.

Header Description
Accept Any Accept header value that supports a response Content-Type of text/plain is valid; for example, */*.

Any one of the following media types is valid for the request Content-Type:

application/json, application/vnd.soa.v71+json, application/vnd.soa.v72+json, application/vnd.soa.v80+json, application/vnd.soa.v81+json

X-Csrf-Token_{fedmemberID} The CSRF prevention header; may or may not be required, depending on platform settings. See CSRF Prevention on the Platform. By default, the CSRF header is not required for GET operations and is required for all others, with a few exceptions relating to user login.

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Request Parameters

Parameter Parm Type Data Type Required Description
AppID Path string Required The unique ID for a specific app.
Application Body Application Required Modified information about the app.

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If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200, with the AppID of the modified app in plain text.

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Sample Response

The sample response below shows the AppID returned in plain text.

Sample response headers

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:54:32 GMT
Content-Type: text/plain
Atmo-Renew-Token: renew

Sample response body


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Response Headers

For general information on response header values, refer to HTTP Response Headers.

Header Description
Content-Type text/plain
Atmo-Renew-Token renew

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Response Body

Name Type Description
AppID string The unique ID for a specific app.

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Error Codes/Messages

If the call is unsuccessful an error code/message is returned. One or more examples of possible errors for this operation are shown below.

Item Value
401 Unauthorized. For example, you would get this response if you didn't include the custom X-Csrf-Token_{fedmemberID} header in the request, when it was required by the platform settings; or if you included an invalid or expired value for this header. You would also get this response for any operation that requires login (almost all) if the login cookie was missing.
500 An error occurred processing the call.

More information about Akana API Platform API error messages.

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