Example: Changing a user account password with a query parameter

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 password query parameter to change the password for the system-level user account with the username lgreen to End321!. The request is made using a system-level user account that includes the security role.

Request with cURL command line

curl -k -i -d "{}" -H "Content-Type: application/xml"
    -H "Authorization: HCP YWxscm9sZXM=:04EC9F614D89FF5C7126D32ACB448382"
    "https://admin.hcp.example.com:9090/mapi/userAccounts/lgreen
        ?password=End321!"

Request in Python using PycURL

import pycurl
curl = pycurl.Curl()
curl.setopt(pycurl.HTTPHEADER, ["Authorization: HCP \
  YWxscm9sZXM=:04EC9F614D89FF5C7126D32ACB448382"])
curl.setopt(pycurl.URL,
 "https://admin.hcp.example.com:9090/mapi/" +
 "userAccounts/lgreen?password=End321!")
curl.setopt(pycurl.SSL_VERIFYPEER, 0)
curl.setopt(pycurl.SSL_VERIFYHOST, 0)
curl.setopt(pycurl.CUSTOMREQUEST, "POST")
curl.perform()
print curl.getinfo(pycurl.RESPONSE_CODE)
curl.close()

Request headers

POST /mapi/userAccounts/?password=End321! 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