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Rename Service

Description

The rename service operation can be used to change the name of a published GIS service in a particular folder. However, you cannot use this operation to move a service from one folder to another or change the type of the service. The service will also be unavailable while the operation completes and you must check the permissions on the renamed service.

Request parameters

ParametersDescription
serviceName

The original name of the service.

Example

serviceName=TestService
serviceType

The original type of the service. You cannot change the type of the service.

Example

serviceType=MapServer
serviceNewName

The new name of the service that has not been previously assigned to another service.

Example

serviceNewName=TestMapService
f

The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

Below is a sample POST request for renameService:

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

serviceName=TestService&serviceType=MapServer&serviceNewName=TestMapService&f=json

JSON Response example

{"status": "success"}