How to update an existing user description via REST Web Services

Document ID : KB000115535
Last Modified Date : 21/09/2018
Show Technical Document Details
For scripted updates you can use Rest Web Services to update the Description of an existing user.
View all users
  1. Issue a HTTP GET to http://<pchost>:8181/pc/center/webservice/users/en-US.
  2. You’ll receive a list of users, and their associated roles. Note some of the names.
View a user by name
  1. Issue a HTTP GET to http://<pchost>:8181/pc/center/webservice/users/userName/{name}, where {name} is one of the values from the previous step.
Update user Description 
  1. Issue a HTTP PUT to http://<pchost>:8181/pc/center/webservice/users/userName/{UserName}/description/ANewDescription