PUT /api/businesses/{BusinessID}/passwordpolicy

Updates password policy settings for a business on the platform.

Authorization Roles/Permissions: Must be logged in. Must have Modify permission for the resource. Site Admin or Business Admin.

This topic includes the following sections:

HTTP Method

PUT

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URL

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

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Sample Request

The example below shows a request to update the password policy for the specified business. Special character count is set to 1 so that one special character will be required in passwords.

Request URL

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

Sample request headers

Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
X-Csrf-Token_acmepaymentscorp":"TokenID%3D8ed70a13-8469-11e8-b37a-b155e4eabeb8%2CexpirationTime%3D153...

Sample request body

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

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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

Content-Type

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

application/json or application/xml

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

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

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

application/vnd.soa.v81+json or 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. 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
BusinessID Path string Required The unique ID for a specific business organization on the platform.
PasswordPolicy Body PasswordPolicy Required Contains information about the password policy in effect for the business.

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Response

If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200, with the updated 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 14:12:43 GMT

Sample response body: application/json

{
  "MinPasswordLength" : 8,
  "MaxPasswordLength" : 0,
  "MinLetterCount" : 0,
  "MinNumberCount" : 1,
  "MinUpperLetterCount" : 0,
  "MinSpecialCharCount" : 1,
  "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 14:24:15 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/api/1.0" xmlns:ns3="http://soa.com/xsd/legals/1.0" xmlns:ns4="http://soa.com/xsd/dnmodel/1.0">
  <MinPasswordLength>8</MinPasswordLength>
  <MaxPasswordLength>0</MaxPasswordLength>
  <MinLetterCount>0</MinLetterCount>
  <MinNumberCount>0</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. You would also get this response for any operation that requires login (almost all) if the login cookie was missing.
405 Method Not Allowed. For example, you might get this if you specified an invalid Accept header or omitted a required Content-Type header, or used the wrong HTTP verb.
500 An error occurred processing the call.

More information about Akana API Platform API error messages.

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