Create Object

POST /node/api/objects

Creates a new object with data passed in a request body.

Permissions: create-objects | manage-objects.

Request parameters

Body parameters

See the Object model.

Response description

See the Object model.

Examples

Request examples

The examples below show how to create a new object with fields name and parent_id equal to New Object and 1 accordingly:

Bash
JavaScript
NodeJS
Python
Bash
login=<...>
password=<...>
saymon_hostname=<...>
url=https://$saymon_hostname/node/api/objects
curl -X POST $url -u $login:$password \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d @- <<EOF
{
"name": "New Object",
"parent_id": "1"
}
EOF
JavaScript
let login = <...>
let password = <...>
let saymonHostname = <...>
let path = "/node/api/objects";
let auth = "Basic " + btoa(login + ":" + password);
let headers = new Headers();
headers.append("Content-Type", "application/json");
headers.append("Authorization", auth);
let data = JSON.stringify({
"name": "New Object",
"parent_id": "1"
});
let requestOptions = {
method: "POST",
headers: headers,
body: data
};
fetch(saymonHostname + path, requestOptions)
.then(response => response.text())
.then(result => console.log(result))
.catch(error => console.log("error", error));
NodeJS
const http = require("http");
let login = <...>
let password = <...>
let saymonHostname = <...>
let path = "/node/api/objects";
let auth = "Basic " + Buffer.from(login + ":" + password).toString("base64");
let options = {
"method": "POST",
"hostname": saymonHostname,
"headers": {
"Authorization": auth,
"Content-Type": "application/json"
},
"path": path
};
let req = http.request(options, function (res) {
let chunks = [];
res.on("data", function (chunk) {
chunks.push(chunk);
});
res.on("end", function (chunk) {
let body = Buffer.concat(chunks);
console.log(body.toString());
});
res.on("error", function (error) {
console.error(error);
});
});
let data = JSON.stringify({
name: "New Object",
parent_id: "1"
});
req.write(data);
req.end();
Python
import requests
login = <...>
password = <...>
saymon_hostname = <...>
url = "https://" + saymon_hostname + "/node/api/objects"
body = {"name": "New Object", "parent_id": "1"}
response = requests.request("POST", url, json=body, auth=(login, password))
print(response.text)

Response example

{
"name": "New Object",
"owner_id": "5e21b752308c3c66d64e072c",
"object_groups": [],
"geoposition": [],
"child_ref_ids": [],
"child_link_ids": [],
"child_ids": [],
"parent_id": "1",
"weight": 1,
"tags": [],
"last_state_update": 1585035085802,
"updated": 1585035085800,
"created": 1585035085802,
"state_id": 1,
"class_id": 13,
"_stateConditionRefs": [],
"operations": [],
"properties": [],
"id": "5e79b74d6ec5ea28e5105c58"
}