Library

Components

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POST https://sampleHostName/library/components

Creates component in user's organization context.

Notes

To create a component, displayName and status are required properties.

Component status values are: -Draft -Published -Checked -Approved -Archived By default a component is created with Draft state, subsequently it can be updated to other states during component's validation cycle. Only published components can be used in project scope.

Associated Entities

A component can have associated entities, e.g catalogs, application, category, manufacturer. These values should be valid Ids of existing entities.

Authentication

Requires Authorization header with valid Bearer token for scope library:modify.

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

Authorization

User must be an Organization Administrator for the Organization or have Upload permission assigned at the organization level.

An Organization Administrator must have at least one of the following roles assigned in User Management: Account Administrator, Co-Administrator, or CONNECT Services Administrator. For more information about User Management please visit our Bentley Communities Licensing, Cloud, and Web Services wiki page.

Rate limits

All iTwin Platform API operations have a rate limit. For more documentation on that visit Rate limits and quotas page.


Request headers

Name
Required?
Description
Authorization
Yes

OAuth access token with scope library:modify

Accept
No

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

Request body

component-create-update

Name
Type
Required?
Description
No data.

Response 201 Created

Created

json

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

Response 403 Forbidden

This response indicates that user does not have required permissions to create component.

json

Response 422 Unprocessable Entity

Invalid request to upload component.

json

Response 429 Too many requests

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

json

Response headers

Name
Description
retry-after

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