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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 Security in the 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 does not 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-id

An external security id (unique key).

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.

ldap-memberof-attribute

ldap attribute for group lookup. This is optional. If it is not specified, "memberOf" will be used for search for the groups of a user.

ldap-member-attribute

ldap attribute for group lookup. This is optional. If it is not specified, "member" will be used for search for the group of a group.

ldap-start-tls

Whether or not to use start TLS request to the ldap server.

ldap-certificate

The PEM encoded X509 certificate for MarkLogic server to connect the LDAP server. It can be used for mutual authentication if bind method is MD5 or simple. Or it can be used for external binding.

ldap-private-key

The PEM encoded private key corresponding to the certificate.

ldap-nested-lookup

Whether or not to perform nested group lookup.

ldap-remove-domain

Whether or not to remove domain before matching with ldap-attribute.

ldap-server

An LDAP server configuration.

This is a complex structure with the following children:

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.

ldap-memberof-attribute

ldap attribute for group lookup. This is optional. If it is not specified, "memberOf" will be used for search for the groups of a user.

ldap-member-attribute

ldap attribute for group lookup. This is optional. If it is not specified, "member" will be used for search for the group of a group.

ldap-start-tls

Whether or not to use start TLS request to the ldap server.

ldap-certificate

The PEM encoded X509 certificate for MarkLogic server to connect the LDAP server. It can be used for mutual authentication if bind method is MD5 or simple. Or it can be used for external binding.

ldap-private-key

The PEM encoded private key corresponding to the certificate.

ldap-nested-lookup

Whether or not to perform nested group lookup.

ldap-remove-domain

Whether or not to remove domain before matching with ldap-attribute.

saml-server

An SAML server configuration.

This is a complex structure with the following children:

saml-entity-id

SAML entity id. Required if authorization is SAML.

saml-destination

SAML destination.

saml-issuer

SAML issuer.

saml-assertion-host

SAML assertion host.

saml-idp-certificate-authority

The PEM encoded X509 certificate authority for SAML IDP.

saml-sp-certificate

The PEM encoded X509 certificate for SAML SP.

saml-sp-private-key

The PEM encoded private key for SAML SP.

saml-attribute-names

A list of SAML attribute names.

This is a complex structure with the following children:

saml-attribute-name

SAML attribute name.

saml-privilege-attribute-name

SAML privilege attribute name.

http-options

The HTTP options to use when connecting to the replication application server.

This is a complex structure with the following children:

timeout

The timeout

data

headers

The headers.

method

The method to use.

username

password

credential-id

The credential id.

client-cert

client-key

pass-phrase

verify-cert

Whether the server's certificate should be verified.

proxy

The network location of the proxy server.

kerberos-ticket-forwarding

The option for kerberos ticket forwarding. If it is "disabled", the user ticket is not used. This is the default. If it is "required", the user ticket is forwarded. If the user ticket is not forwardable, XDMP-NOFORWARDTICKET is thrown. If it is "optional", the user ticket is forwarded if it is forwardable. But no error if it is not forwardable.

ssl-client-certificate-authorities

This is a complex structure with the following children:

ssl-client-certificate-authority

An SSL certificate authority

ssl-require-client-certificate

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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