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Edit Directory

  • URL:https://<directory>/edit(POST only)
  • Required Capability:Administrator
  • Related Resources:Directory
  • Version Introduced:10.2.1


The edit operation on a directory can be used to change the physical path and description properties of the directory. This is useful when changing the location of a directory from a local path to a network share. However, the API does not copy your content and data from the old path to the new path. This has to be done independently by the system administrator.


After editing a directory, the portal is automatically restarted. The restart takes a couple of minutes to complete; your portal is temporarily unavailable during this time.

Request Parameters


The new path for the directory.


The new description for the directory.

Example Usage - Prior to 10.5
description=A network share to hold portal content.

Example Usage - 10.5