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PUT /manage/v2/external-security/{id|name}/properties

Summary

This resource address can be used to update the properties for the specified external-security configuration.

For more information on external security, see External Authentication (LDAP and Kerberos) in the Understanding and Using Security Guide.

URL Parameters
format The format of the posted data. Can be either json (default) or xml. This value overrides the Accept header if both are present.
Request Headers
Accept The expected MIME type of the response. If the format parameter is present, it takes precedence over the Accept header.
Content-type The MIME type of the data in the request body, either application/xml or application/json.
Response Headers
Content-type The MIME type of the data in the response body. Depending upon the value of the format parameter or Accept header, either application/xml or application/json.

Response

Upon success, MarkLogic Server returns status code 204 (No Content). If the payload is malformed or the external-security configuration doesn't exist, a status code of 400 (Bad Request) is returned. A status code of 401 (Unauthorized) is returned if the user does not have the necessary privileges.

Required Privileges

This operation requires the security and manage-admin roles.

Usage Notes

The structure of the data in the request body is as follows. If specified, the name property must match the name specified in the URI.

The structure of the output returned from this REST API is as follows:

external-security-name

External security name (unique)

description

An object's description.

authentication

Authentication

cache-timeout

The login cache timeout, in seconds.

authorization

An authorization scheme.

ldap-server-uri

URI of the ldap server. Required if authentication or authorization is ldap.

ldap-base

starting point for search. Required if authentication or authorization is ldap.

ldap-attribute

ldap attribute for user lookup. Required if authentication or authorization is ldap.

ldap-default-user

ldap user used by MarkLogic server. Required if authentication is kerberos and authorization is ldap or bind method is simple.

ldap-password

password of the default ldap user. Required if authentication is kerberos and authorization is ldap or bind method is simple.

ldap-bind-method

ldap bind method.

Example


curl -X PUT  --anyauth -u admin:admin \
-H "Content-Type:application/json" -d '{"cache-timeout": "300"}' \
http://localhost:8002/manage/v2/external-security/MyExternalName/properties
 
==>  Changes the "cache-timeout" property to 300 in the external-security 
     configuration, named "MyExternalName." 
    

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