Example: Changing a user account password in the request body

Content Platform Tenant Management Help

Version
9.7.x
File Size
4269 KB
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-95HCPH002-19

Here’s a sample POST request that uses the updatePasswordRequest data type in the request body to change the password for the system-level user account with the username lgreen. The requested new password is End321!, which is specified in an XML file named Password.xml. The request is made using a system-level user account that includes the security role.

Request body in XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<updatePasswordRequest>
    <newPassword>End321!</newPassword>
</updatePasswordRequest>

Request with cURL command line

curl -k -i -d @Password.xml -H "Content-Type: application/xml"
    -H "Authorization: HCP YWxscm9sZXM=:04EC9F614D89FF5C7126D32ACB448382"
    "https://admin.hcp.example.com:9090/mapi/userAccounts/lgreen
        /changePassword"

Request headers

POST /mapi/userAccounts/lgreen/changePassword HTTP/1.1
Host: admin.hcp.example.com:9090
Authorization: HCP YWxscm9sZXM=:04EC9F614D89FF5C7126D32ACB448382
Content-Type: application/xml
Content-Length: 2

Response headers

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/xml
X-HCP-SoftwareVersion: 9.0.0.2
Content-Length: 0