GET /api/businesses/{BusinessID}/passwordpolicy

Returns information about the password policy settings for a business on the platform.

Authorization Roles/Permissions: Anyone can use this operation; login is not required. However, note that for any operations that do not require login, information about private resources is not returned unless the user is logged in and is authorized to view information about those resources. Without login, only public information is returned.

This topic includes the following sections:

HTTP Method

GET

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URL

https://{hostname}/api/businesses/{BusinessID}/passwordpolicy

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Sample Request

The example below shows a request for the password policy for the specified business.

Request URL

https://{hostname}/api/businesses/tenantbusiness.acmepaymentscorp/passwordpolicy

Sample request headers

Accept: application/json
X-Csrf-Token_{tenant}: {TokenID}

Sample request body

Not applicable.

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Request Headers

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

Header Description
Accept

application/json, application/xml

application/vnd.soa.v71+json, application/vnd.soa.v71+xml

application/vnd.soa.v72+json, application/vnd.soa.v72+xml

application/vnd.soa.v80+json, application/vnd.soa.v80+xml

application/vnd.soa.v81+json, application/vnd.soa.v81+xml

X-Csrf-Token_{fedmemberID} The CSRF prevention header; may or may not be required, depending on platform settings. See CSRF Prevention on the Platform.

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Request Parameters

Parameter Parm Type Data Type Required Description
BusinessID Path string Required The unique ID for a specific business organization on the platform.

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Response

If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200, with the password policy.

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Sample Response

The sample response below shows successful completion of this operation.

Sample response headers: application/json

Status Code: 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Expires: Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:44:45 GMT

Sample response body: application/json

{
  "MinPasswordLength" : 8,
  "MaxPasswordLength" : 0,
  "MinLetterCount" : 0,
  "MinNumberCount" : 1,
  "MinUpperLetterCount" : 0,
  "MinSpecialCharCount" : 0,
  "AllowedSpecialCharacters" : {
    "AllowedSpecialCharacter" : [ ",", ";", "@", "&" ]
  },
  "CanContainSpaces" : false,
  "IsCaseSensitive" : false,
  "CanMatchUserName" : false,
  "NumbersOfLastPasswordCheckCount" : 0,
  "PasswordChangeIntervalDays" : 0,
  "CanMatchEmail" : false
}

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Sample response headers: application/xml

Status Code: 200 OK
Content-Type: application/xml
Expires: Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:46:26 GMT

Sample response body: application/xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<PasswordPolicy xmlns="http://soa.com/xsd/business/1.0" xmlns:ns2="http://soa.com/xsd/legals/1.0" 
xmlns:ns3="http://soa.com/xsd/dnmodel/1.0" xmlns:ns4="http://soa.com/xsd/api/1.0">
  <MinPasswordLength>8</MinPasswordLength>
  <MaxPasswordLength>0</MaxPasswordLength>
  <MinLetterCount>0</MinLetterCount>
  <MinNumberCount>1</MinNumberCount>
  <MinUpperLetterCount>0</MinUpperLetterCount>
  <MinSpecialCharCount>0</MinSpecialCharCount>
  <AllowedSpecialCharacters>
    <AllowedSpecialCharacter>,</AllowedSpecialCharacter>
    <AllowedSpecialCharacter>;</AllowedSpecialCharacter>
    <AllowedSpecialCharacter>@</AllowedSpecialCharacter>
    <AllowedSpecialCharacter>&</AllowedSpecialCharacter>
  </AllowedSpecialCharacters>
  <CanContainSpaces>false</CanContainSpaces>
  <IsCaseSensitive>false</IsCaseSensitive>
  <CanMatchUserName>false</CanMatchUserName>
  <NumbersOfLastPasswordCheckCount>0</NumbersOfLastPasswordCheckCount>
  <PasswordChangeIntervalDays>0</PasswordChangeIntervalDays>
  <CanMatchEmail>false</CanMatchEmail>
</PasswordPolicy>

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Response Headers

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

Header Description
Content-Type

application/json, application/xml

application/vnd.soa.v71+json, application/vnd.soa.v71+xml

application/vnd.soa.v72+json, application/vnd.soa.v72+xml

application/vnd.soa.v80+json, application/vnd.soa.v80+xml

application/vnd.soa.v81+json, application/vnd.soa.v81+xml

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Response Body

Name Type Description
PasswordPolicy PasswordPolicy Contains information about the password policy in effect for the business.

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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.
500 An error occurred processing the call.

More information about Akana API Platform API error messages.

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