Skip To Content
ArcGIS Developers
Dashboard

Assign Roles

Description

This operation assigns roles to a user account when working with a user and role store that support reads and writes. By assigning a role to a user, the user account automatically inherits all the permissions that have been assigned to the role.

Request parameters

ParameterDetails
username

The name of the user.

Example

username=jwhite
roles

A comma-separated list of role names. Each of the listed role names must exist in the role store.

Example

roles=editors,planners
f

The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json| pjson

Example usage

Below is a sample POST request for assignRoles:

POST /webadaptor/admin/security/users/assignRoles HTTP/1.1
Host: machine.domain.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: []

username=jwhite&roles=editors,planners&f=json

JSON Response example

{"status": "success"}