GET /api/discussions/{DiscussionID}

Returns the specified discussion.

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


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Sample Request

The example below shows a request for the specified discussion.

Request URL


Sample request headers

Accept: application/json

Sample request body


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Request Headers

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

Header Description
Accept application/json, application/vnd.soa.v71+json, application/vnd.soa.v72+json

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Request Parameters

Parameter Parm Type Data Type Required Description
DiscussionID Path string Required The unique ID for a specific discussion.

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If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200, with the discussion information as a JSON object.

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Sample Response

The sample response below shows successful completion of this operation.

Sample response headers

Status Code: 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 15:42:41 GMT

Sample response body

  "DiscussionID" : "063fe661-a74f-40d2-a242-9d49ec426e81.acmepaymentscorp",
  "DiscussionSubjectID" : "ecbf7010-abcf-41f8-9f52-1c02b3a51984.acmepaymentscorp",
  "DiscussionType" : "com.soa.discussion.type.comment",
  "Topic" : "Call for feature requests ",
  "Content" : "We are planning for our next release. Feature requests welcome! 
/img_dollars.jpg \"img_dollars.jpg\")\n\nCash prizes for the first five suggestions that we use!",
  "UserID" : "8dba2d85-1108-417f-ad81-7a369e9e5d79.acmepaymentscorp",
  "UserName" : "JaneMead",
  "Created" : "2015-05-11T20:29:53Z",
  "Comments" : 0,
  "Marks" : 0,
  "IsMarked" : false,
  "Tag" : [ ],
  "Visibility" : "Limited",
  "Action" : [ {
    "value" : "discussion.action.unpublish",
    "label" : "discussion.action.unpublish"
  }, {
    "value" : "discussion.action.delete",
    "label" : "discussion.action.delete"
  } ],
  "Image" : {
    "Url" : "http://{hostname}/api/users/8dba2d85-1108-417f-ad81-7a369e9e5d79.acmepaymentscorp/avatar",
    "Link" : "../acmepaymentscorp#/user/8dba2d85-1108-417f-ad81-7a369e9e5d79.acmepaymentscorp/details"
  "Published" : true,
  "DescriptionMediaType" : "text/markdown",
  "BoardItemArtifacts" : {
    "BoardItemArtifact" : [ {
      "ContextID" : "063fe661-a74f-40d2-a242-9d49ec426e81.acmepaymentscorp",
      "FileName" : "img_dollars.jpg",
      "BaseUri" : "http://{hostname}",
      "UriPath" : "/api/boards/items/063fe661-a74f-40d2-a242-9d49ec426e81.acmepaymentscorp/img_dollars.jpg"
    } ]

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

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Response Body

Name Type Description
Discussion Discussion Includes information about a discussion.

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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
500 An error occurred processing the call.

More information about Akana API Platform API error messages.

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