Managing user lookups

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To modify user lookups update the user and provide the new name or value along with the lookup id.
 
To modify user lookups update the user and provide the new name or value along with the lookup id.
  
IMPORTANT: You must provide the user_id for the lookup, otherwise the lookup will be deleted.
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IMPORTANT: You must provide the user_id for the lookups you are updating, otherwise they will be deleted.
 
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Revision as of 13:23, 21 September 2016

You can use the API to manage user lookups.

To add user lookups update the user record and include the relationship 'user_lookup_by_user_id'. In these examples the id of the user is 100 and we are adding a single lookup named 'favorite_food'.

PUT /api/v2/system/user/100?related=user_lookup_by_user_id  
{
	"user_lookup_by_user_id": [{
		"name": "favorite_food",
		"value": "pizza",
		"private": false,
		"description": null
	}]
}

To retrieve user lookups include the relationship 'user_lookup_by_user_id'. The 'user_id' field for the lookup will be set to 100. This is what links the lookup record to the user record. Since this is the first user lookup in the system its id is set to 1.

GET /api/v2/system/user/100?related=user_lookup_by_user_id  
{
	"id": 100,
	"name": "Test User",
	"username": null,
	"first_name": "Test",
	"last_name": "User",
	"last_login_date": "2016-09-13 16:28:08",
	"email": "[email protected]",
	"is_active": true,
	"phone": null,
	"security_question": null,
	"confirm_code": "y",
	"default_app_id": null,
	"oauth_provider": null,
	"created_date": "2016-09-20 14:12:59",
	"last_modified_date": "2016-09-20 18:12:59",
	"created_by_id": 1,
	"last_modified_by_id": 10,
	"user_lookup_by_user_id": [
		{
			"id": 1,
			"user_id": 100,
			"name": "favorite_food",
			"value": "pizza",
			"private": false,
			"description": null,
			"created_date": "2016-09-20 18:25:04",
			"last_modified_date": "2016-09-20 18:25:04",
			"created_by_id": null,
			"last_modified_by_id": null
		}
	]
}

To modify user lookups update the user and provide the new name or value along with the lookup id.

IMPORTANT: You must provide the user_id for the lookups you are updating, otherwise they will be deleted.

PUT /api/v2/system/user/100?related=user_lookup_by_user_id  
{
	"user_lookup_by_user_id": [{
		"id": 1,
		"user_id": 100,
  		"value": "grilled cheese"
	}]
}

To delete user lookups update the user and set the user_id for the lookups to delete to null.

PUT /api/v2/system/user/100?related=user_lookup_by_user_id  
{
	"user_lookup_by_user_id": [{
		"id": 1,
		"user_id": null
	}]
}