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Issues
Download API definition:
POST https://api.bentley.com/issues/{id}/attachments

Adds a new attachment to the specified issue. This only creates the attachment metadata; the file will need to be uploaded through a subsequent PUT call to the URL returned in the Location header of this endpoint's response.

Permissions

To use this endpoint, the user is required to have the Forms Comment (Forms_CommentAccess) permission for the iTwin, or for the issue's associated form definition if form definition security is specified. (Having Create/Modify, Assign, Approve, or Full permission automatically grants the Comment permission as well.)

Authentication

Requires Authorization header with valid Bearer token for scope itwin-platform.

For more documentation on authorization and how to get access token visit OAUTH2 Authorization page.

Request parameters

Name
In
Required?
Description
id
template
Yes

The ID of the issue to add an attachment to.

Request headers

Name
Required?
Description
Authorization
Yes

OAuth access token with itwin-platform scope

Accept
Yes

Setting to application/vnd.bentley.itwin-platform.v1+json is recommended.

Request body

Attachment Metadata (create)

Name
Type
Required?
Description
fileName
String
Yes

The file's filename. This will determine the MIME type of the file when requested.

caption
String, null
No

A string describing the significance of this attachment.

binding
String, null
No

If this attachment is being created from an Image Drop control, this associates the attachment with that control.

Example

json
{
    "fileName": "CrackedConcrete.png",
    "caption": "Picture of the cracked concrete",
    "binding": "TypeOfDefect"
}

Response 201 Created

Indicates that the attachment metadata was created successfully. The file should then be uploaded via PUT to the URL in the Location header.

Response headers

Name
Description
Location

The URL where the attachment file should be uploaded.

Response 401 Unauthorized

This response indicates that request lacks valid authentication credentials. Access token might not been provided, issued by the wrong issuer, does not have required scopes or request headers were malformed.

json
{
    "error": {
        "code": "HeaderNotFound",
        "message": "Header Authorization was not found in the request. Access denied."
    }
}

Response 404 Not Found

This response indicates that the user attempted to add an attachment to an issue that does not exist or is inaccessible to the user.

json
{
    "error": {
        "code": "IssueNotFound",
        "message": "Requested issue is not available.",
        "target": "id"
    }
}

Response 422 Unprocessable Entity

This response indicates that there is a problem with the request. Most likely, the 'includeHeader' parameter is included but not set to true or false.

json
{
    "error": {
        "code": "InvalidAttachmentRequest",
        "message": "Cannot create attachment.",
        "details": [{
            "code": "MissingRequiredProperty",
            "message": "Required property is missing. The request must include a valid 'fileName' property.",
            "target": "fileName"
        }]
    }
}

Response 429 Too many requests

This response indicates that the user has sent too many requests in a given amount of time.

json
{
    "error": {
        "code": "TooManyRequests",
        "message": "More requests were received than the subscription rate-limit allows."
    }
}

Response headers

Name
Description
retry-after

The number of requests exceeds the rate-limit for the client subscription.

Attachment Metadata (create)

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
fileName
String

The file's filename. This will determine the MIME type of the file when requested.

caption
String, null

A string describing the significance of this attachment.

binding
String, null

If this attachment is being created from an Image Drop control, this associates the attachment with that control.

DetailedError

Contains error information and an array of more specific errors.

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
code
String

One of a server-defined set of error codes.

message
String

A human-readable representation of the error.

target
String, null

The target of the error.

details

Optional array of more specific errors.

Detailed Error Response

Gives details for an error that occurred while handling the request. Note that clients MUST NOT assume that every failed request will produce an object of this schema, or that all of the properties in the response will be non-null, as the error may have prevented this response from being constructed.

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
error

Error Detailed information.

Error

Contains error information.

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
code
String

One of a server-defined set of error codes.

message
String

A human-readable representation of the error.

target
String, null

The target of the error.

Error Response

Gives details for an error that occurred while handling the request. Note that clients MUST NOT assume that every failed request will produce an object of this schema, or that all of the properties in the response will be non-null, as the error may have prevented this response from being constructed.

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
error

Error information.