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From Meghna Kale <meghna.k...@sungardas.com>
Subject Re: [API] Create/update user issue
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:01:22 GMT
It worked.

Thanks Rohit.

On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 11:32 PM, Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
wrote:

> Hi Meghna,
>
> The timezone [2] that you provide to this python script already URL
> encodes the string in the param dictionary [1]. So, if you give it a
> timezone with a “/“ character, for example in case of “Asia/Kolkata” if you
> give it “Asia%2FKolkata” then the URL encoded value is “Asia%252FSeoul”.
>
> The CloudStack ApiServer URL decode parameters received in an API request
> [1] so the timezone string becomes “Asia%2FSeoul” on decoding, therefore it
> is stored with the %2F string in DB and not “/“. So, please don’t double
> URL encode.
>
> I tried the following for myself against 4.3.1 and it works for me;
> cloudmonkey update user id=<my-user-uuid> timezone=Asia/Kolkata
>
> [1] http://cloudstack.apache.org/docs/api/apidocs-4.3/user/updateUser.html
> [2] http://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/en/latest/dev.html#time-zones
>
> > On 27-Oct-2014, at 10:54 pm, Meghna Kale <meghna.kale@sungardas.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks Rohit for the reply.
> > Python script -
> > I just found it on internet.
> >       request_type = 'GET'
> >        params = {
> >            'command':'updateUser',
> >            'id':user_id
> >        }
> >        if email:   params['email'] = email
> >        if first_name:  params['firstname'] = first_name
> >        if last_name:   params['lastname'] = last_name
> >        if password:    params['password'] = password
> >        if timezone:    params['timezone'] = timezone
> >        if user_name:   params['username'] = user_name
> >
> >            params['response'] = 'json'
> >            params['apiKey'] = self.api_key
> >
> >            # build the query string
> >            query_params = map(lambda (k,v):k+"="+urllib.quote(str(v)),
> > params.items())
> >            query_string = "&".join(query_params)
> >
> >            # build signature
> >            query_params.sort()
> >            signature_string = "&".join(query_params).lower()
> >            signature =
> > urllib.quote(base64.b64encode(hmac.new(self.secret_key, signature_string,
> > hashlib.sha1).digest()))
> >
> >            # final query string...
> >            url =
> >
> self.protocol+"://"+self.host+self.uri+"?"+query_string+"&signature="+signature
> >            print url
> >            output = None
> >            try:
> >                output = json.loads(urllib2.urlopen(url).read())
> > Thanks
> > Meghna.
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 4:02 PM, Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >>> On 27-Oct-2014, at 2:58 pm, Meghna Kale <meghna.kale@sungardas.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I'm was trying to call Cloudstack create/update user API from a python
> >>> script.
> >>
> >> Can you share the python script? Perhaps it was assume some data?
> >>
> >>> But when I add or update timezone it fails with 401 error code. I
> >> debugged
> >>> and found that timezone has a special character '/'. I replaced it with
> >>> '%2F', the API call returns success but it updates the timezone with
> the
> >>> '%2F' string in DB.
> >>
> >> Url encode when you make API requests. The default timezone is GMT,
> unless
> >> you’ve passed timezone arg.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Rohit Yadav
> >> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> >> M. +91 88 262 30892 | rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
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