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Update One Global API Key

Update values of one Global API Key from Ops Manager using the unique identifier for that Key.

To find a specific Global API Key, get the list of Global API Keys, then find the {API-KEY-ID} you need.

Base URL: https://{OPSMANAGER-HOST}:{PORT}/api/public/v1.0

Resource

PATCH /admin/apiKeys/{API-KEY-ID}

Required Roles

Requires that the API Key calling this endpoint have the Global Owner role.

Request Parameters

Request Path Parameters

All request path parameters are required.

Name Type Description
API-KEY-ID string Unique identifier for the Global API key you want to update.

Request Query Parameters

The following query parameters are optional:

Name Type Description Default
pretty boolean Indicates whether the response body should be in a prettyprint format. false
envelope boolean

Indicates whether or not to wrap the response in an envelope.

Some API clients cannot access the HTTP response headers or status code. To remediate this, set envelope=true in the query.

For endpoints that return one result, the response body includes:

status
HTTP response code
envelope
The expected response body
false

Request Body Parameters

You must provide one or both of the two body parameters.

Name Type Necessity Description
desc string Conditional Description of the key. This parameter is optional; however, the request must contain either a desc parameter or a roles parameter. If desc is provided, it must be between 1 and 250 characters long.
roles string array Conditional

List of roles that the Global API Key needs to have. If the roles array is provided:

  • Provide at least one role
  • Make sure all roles are valid.

Global roles accepted by default include:

Role Value in API Role
GLOBAL_AUTOMATION_ADMIN Global Automation Admin
GLOBAL_BACKUP_ADMIN Global Backup Admin
GLOBAL_MONITORING_ADMIN Global Monitoring Admin
GLOBAL_OWNER Global Owner
GLOBAL_READ_ONLY Global Read Only
GLOBAL_USER_ADMIN Global User Admin

Response

Name Type Description
desc string Description of this Global API Key.
id string Unique identifier for this Global API Key.
links string An array of documents, representing a link to one or more sub-resources and/or related resources such as list pagination. See Linking for more information.
privateKey string Redacted Private key for this Global API Key.
publicKey string Public key for this Global API Key.
roles object array Roles that this Global API Key has. This array returns all the Global roles the user has in Ops Manager.
roles.roleName string

Name of the role. This resource returns all the roles the user has in Ops Manager. Possible values are:

Role Value in API Role
GLOBAL_AUTOMATION_ADMIN Global Automation Admin
GLOBAL_BACKUP_ADMIN Global Backup Admin
GLOBAL_MONITORING_ADMIN Global Monitoring Admin
GLOBAL_OWNER Global Owner
GLOBAL_READ_ONLY Global Read Only
GLOBAL_USER_ADMIN Global User Admin

Example Request

Note

The user who makes the request can be formatted either as {USERNAME}:{APIKEY} or {PUBLIC-KEY}:{PRIVATE-KEY}.

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curl --user "{USERNAME}:{APIKEY}" --digest \
  --header "Accept: application/json" \
  --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
  --request PATCH "https://<OpsManagerHost>:<Port>/api/public/v1.0/admin/apiKeys/{API-KEY-ID}?pretty=true" \
  --data '{
    "desc" : "Updated API key description for test purposes"
  }'

Example Response

Response Header

HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
Content-Type: application/json;charset=ISO-8859-1
Date: {dateInUnixFormat}
WWW-Authenticate: Digest realm="MMS Public API", domain="", nonce="{nonce}", algorithm=MD5, op="auth", stale=false
Content-Length: {requestLengthInBytes}
Connection: keep-alive
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Content-Type: application/json
Strict-Transport-Security: max-age=300
Date: {dateInUnixFormat}
Connection: keep-alive
Content-Length: {requestLengthInBytes}

Response Body

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{
  "created": "2019-09-04T15:37:40Z",
  "desc": "Updated API key description for test purposes",
  "globalRoles": ["GLOBAL_READ_ONLY"],
  "groupRoles": [],
  "numGroups": 0,
  "orgRoles": [],
  "orgRolesString": "",
  "privateKey": "********-****-****-cfe60e9f1f72",
  "userId": "5d6fda44ff4ab7133648a852",
  "username": "dczverfw"
}