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Creating resource via API

Resources can get created either through the UI or through the API. To create a resource you first need to create a resource type via api. This page is describing how the resource API is used.

How to create a resource

In this guide, we will assume Onegini Identity Cloud is available under the URL: https://dabp.onegini.com. The API is protected with OIDC, so you need to provide an access token to make a successful request. Please note that the access token must be either: - linked to a person who has the Add/edit/delete resource and resource types permission on the root group. The root group is the top-level group. - a machine token with write scope. For more information about machine tokens see non personal requests

To create a resource a POST request must be sent to https://dabp.onegini.com/delegation/api/v2/resources with a proper request body

{
    "name":"SELL_LIFE_INSURANCE"
    "resourceTypeId": <id of existing resource type>
}

Due to hierarchical nature of resources all new resources will automatically get added to the root group (so they can be assigned to other groups later).

Example request using curl

curl --location --request POST 'https://dabp.onegini.com/delegation/api/v2/resources' \
--header 'Content: application/json' \
--header 'Authorization: Bearer  <access token>' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
    "name":"SELL_LIFE_INSURANCE"
    "resourceTypeId": "6a021283-73fd-430d-b0b7-cd42524dde6f"
}'

OpenAPI specification

Here is the detailed description of the create policies endpoint in the OpenApi format:

"/delegation/api/v2/resources": {
      "post": {
        "tags": [
          "Resource API"
        ],
        "summary": "Creates resource",
        "description": "Creates resource with a name and a resource type",
        "operationId": "createResource",
        "requestBody": {
          "content": {
            "application/json": {
              "schema": {
                "$ref": "#/components/schemas/CreateResourceRequest"
              }
            }
          },
          "required": true
        },
        "responses": {
          "405": {
            "description": "Method Not Allowed",
            "content": {
              "*/*": {
                "schema": {
                  "$ref": "#/components/schemas/ErrorResponse"
                }
              }
            }
          },
          "403": {
            "description": "Forbidden",
            "content": {
              "*/*": {
                "schema": {
                  "$ref": "#/components/schemas/ErrorResponse"
                }
              }
            }
          },
          "404": {
            "description": "Not Found",
            "content": {
              "*/*": {
                "schema": {
                  "$ref": "#/components/schemas/ErrorResponse"
                }
              }
            }
          },
          "400": {
            "description": "Invalid 'Onegini-Tenant-ID' header",
            "content": {
              "text/plain": {
                "schema": {
                  "example": "Failed to read 'Onegini-Tenant-ID' header. It should be a proper UUID identifier of a tenant."
                }
              }
            }
          },
          "409": {
            "description": "Conflict",
            "content": {
              "*/*": {
                "schema": {
                  "$ref": "#/components/schemas/ErrorResponse"
                }
              }
            }
          },
          "500": {
            "description": "Internal Server Error",
            "content": {
              "*/*": {
                "schema": {
                  "$ref": "#/components/schemas/ErrorResponse"
                }
              }
            }
          },
          "201": {
            "description": "A resource was successfully created",
            "content": {
              "json": {}
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
Schema specification:
"CreateResourceRequest": {
        "required": [
          "name",
          "resourceTypeId"
        ],
        "type": "object",
        "properties": {
          "name": {
            "type": "string",
            "description": "Name of the resource"
          },
          "resourceTypeId": {
            "type": "string",
            "description": "ID of the resource type it is attached to",
            "format": "uuid"
          }
        }
      }