Table of contents
Issues

Attachments

Download API definition:

GET https://api.bentley.com/issues/{id}/attachments/{attachmentId}

Retrieves the actual file contents for the attachment with the given ID. This API will attempt to infer the MIME type to return from the file's extension, but will return the default value of application/octet-stream if it does not recognize the extension.

Permissions

To use this endpoint, the user is required to have the ProjectWise Forms View (Forms_ViewAccess) permission for the project, or for the issue's associated definition if form definition security is specified. (Having any other ProjectWise Forms permission automatically grants the View permission as well.)

Authentication

Requires Authorization header with valid Bearer token for scope issues:read.

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 issue ID

attachmentId
template
Yes

The attachment ID

Request headers

Name
Required?
Description
Authorization
Yes

OAuth access token with scope issues:read

Accept
No

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

Response 200 OK

The attachment's file contents

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 specified attachment does not exist (code = 'AttachmentNotFound') or that the attachment metadata instance exists but does not have an associated file (code = 'FileNotFound').

json
{
    "error": {
        "code": "AttachmentNotFound",
        "message": "Requested attachment is not available.",
        "target": "attachmentId"
    }
}

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.

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.code
String

Short string indicating the general category of error that occurred, such as '{Resource}NotFound'.

error.message
String

Longer string explaining to developers why the error occurred.

error.target
String,null

If relevant, this is the name of the property, URL template parameter, or query parameter that caused the error.

Error

Contains error information and an optional 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

The target of the error.

details

Optional array of more specific errors.

Error Details

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

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.