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User-Provisioning API : Getting Started with the User-Provisioning API
 

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Getting Started with the User-Provisioning API

With the User-Provisioning API, you can perform the following operations:
*Create a user account
*Retrieve account details
*Update a user account, including changing the password
*Delete a user account
*Retrieve details of a particular account
*Retrieve accounts created by a particular user
*Retrieve usage details of a particular account
*Retrieve usage details of all accounts
To execute an operation using the User-Provisioning API, you must submit an HTTP POST, GET, PUT, or DELETE request to the URL that corresponds to the operation that you want to perform. Each URL includes parameters that identify the resource that you are creating, retrieving, updating, or deleting.
The following table lists the HTTP methods and URLs associated with each API request.
Request
Method
URL
POST
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/
GET
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/
GET
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/<login_id>
PUT
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/<login_id>
DELETE
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/<login_id>
GET
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/<login_id>/children
GET
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/<login_id>/usage
GET
https://service.datadirectcloud.com/api/mgmt/users/usage
1. The DataDirect Cloud REST APIs accept requests in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format.
2. The DataDirect Cloud Management API supports Basic Authentication (Basic Auth), which requires a user name and password with each request.
The next sections provide details about the operations you can perform with the User-Provisioning API.