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GP Input

  • URL:https:// <job-url>/inputs/<param-name>
  • Version Introduced:9.3


The GP input resource represents an input parameter for a GP job. It provides information about the input parameter such as its name, data type, and value. The value is the most important piece of information provided by this resource.

The information provided by each input parameter is identical to the information provided by the result parameter resource. Based on the data type of the parameter, the values provide different types of information. Given this fact, the value will have different structures based on the data type. Details about values for every data type are included with the result parameter resource.

Request parameters


Description: The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json | kmz

Example usage

For a Mailing List task job as described in the Examples section of GP Job, you can get access to its SearchDistance_ft input parameter with the following URL:


jdb4cce48c464424e913c15c4f419b32a is an example lob ID, and the lob ID of your job may vary.

JSON response syntax

{"paramName" : "<paramName>","dataType" : "<dataType>","value" : <valueLiteralOrObject>}

JSON response example

{"paramName" : "Input_String","dataType" : "GPString","value" : "TestString"}

Parameter values

The value field in the JSON response above can vary based on the data type of the parameter. Note that the inputs and results share the same syntax for all parameter types, and examples of all parameter types are discussed in GP Result.