Table of contents
Storage

Files

Download API definition:

POST https://api.bentley.com/storage/files/{fileId}/complete

Complete file creation

Authentication

Requires Authorization header with valid Bearer token for scope storage: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 that owns a given Project or have storage_write permission assigned at the Project 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.

Request parameters

Name
In
Required?
Description
fileId
template
Yes

File Id

Request headers

Name
Required?
Description
Authorization
Yes

OAuth access token with scope storage:modify

Accept
Yes

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

Response 200 OK

OK

json
{
    "file": {
        "id": "TYJsPN0xtkWId0yUrXkS5pN5AQzuullIkxz5aDnDJSI",
        "displayName": "test.txt",
        "description": "test file",
        "path": "folderName/test.txt",
        "size": 8,
        "lastModifiedByDisplayName": "Bob User",
        "createdDateTime": "2020-05-03T11:05:11.0133549Z",
        "lastModifiedDateTime": "2020-05-03T11:05:11.0133549Z",
        "parentFolderId": "TYJsPN0xtkWId0yUrXkS5g0CIYaGZLxEozrWBCOcS_s",
        "_links": {
            "createdBy": {
                "href": "https://api.bentley.com/accesscontrol/itwins/6959daff-27f5-4b87-96ea-9917daa3a8ff/members/1140f95b-1ba0-49d9-bbf4-b53e54d80387"
            },
            "lastModifiedBy": {
                "href": "https://api.bentley.com/accesscontrol/itwins/6959daff-27f5-4b87-96ea-9917daa3a8ff/members/1140f95b-1ba0-49d9-bbf4-b53e54d80387"
            },
            "parentFolder": {
                "href": "https://api.bentley.com/storage/folders/TYJsPN0xtkWId0yUrXkS5g0CIYaGZLxEozrWBCOcS_s"
            }
        }
    }
}

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

File cannot be found.

json
{
    "error": {
        "code": "FileNotFound",
        "message": "Requested file is not available."
    }
}

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.

links (item)

URLs for accessing users' details and parent folder.

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
createdBy

URL for getting user's details who created item.

lastModifiedBy

URL for getting user's details who last modified item.

parentFolder

URL for getting the parent folder.

link

Hyperlink container.

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
href
String

Hyperlink to the specific entity.

file (response)

Retrieved file response containing file.

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
file

Full representation of the file.

file

TableSchema
Name
Type
Description
id
String

Unique Identifier of the file.

displayName
String

Display name of the file.

description
String

Description of the file.

path
String

Absolute path to the file.

size
Integer

Size to the file in bytes.

lastModifiedByDisplayName
String

Display name of the user who modified file last.

createdDateTime
Date-time

Date when the file was created.

lastModifiedDateTime
Date-time

Date when the file was last time modified.

parentFolderId
String

Unique Identifier of the parent folder.

_links

Contains the hyperlinks to users' details and parent folder.

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

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.