GET /api/tenants/{ResourceID}/package

Exports information about business resources on the platform, to a ZIP file. This operation is used internally by the Promotion add-on feature to promote a resource.

Authorization Roles/Permissions: Must have Modify permission for the tenant; for example, a Site Admin.

This topic includes the following sections:

HTTP Method


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Sample Request

The example below shows a request to promote the specified resource. Resource information is exported to a ZIP file.

Request URL


Sample request headers

Accept: application/octet-stream

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/octet-stream
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
ResourceID Path String Required

The ID of the resource that's being exported for promotion. Can be any one of these, and must be valid for the instance of the developer portal the operation is being run in:

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If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200, with an export ZIP file for the specified resource, which the promotion feature uses.

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Sample Response

The sample response below shows successful completion of this operation.

Sample response headers: application/json

Content-Disposition: attachment;
Content-Type: application/octet-stream
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 21:33:18 GMT

Sample response body: application/json

The response body is the export ZIP file.

In the example below, the operation is run in the browser (after login in a different browser tab) and the download file is returned.

Export ZIP file for an API version (tenantadmin service)

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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/octet-stream

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Response Body

The response body is the export ZIP file. The file is named according to the resource being exported:

  • API:
  • API version:
  • App version:

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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
400 Returned if the client sends invalid parameters or body content. For example, you might get this response if you included an invalid ResourceID in the request URL.
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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