/config/{appId}/flows /{flow}/copy

Creates a new flow by copying an existing flow; flows are JSON files that help manage the user login and registration experience. Note that this endpoint can only create a new flow based on an existing flow: it cannot be used to update an existing flow.

This endpoint includes the following methods:

  • POST



POST


API Client Permissions

The following table indicates the API clients that can (and the API clients that can't) be used to call this endpoint:

owner
access_issuer
direct_access
direct_read_access
login_client
Yes
No
Yes
No
No


Authentication

This endpoint supports Basic authentication. 

How to Create an Authentication String


Base URL

The base URL for this endpoint is your Configuration API domain followed by /config/ followed by your application ID. For example, if you are in the US region and your application ID is htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr, then your base URL would be:


https://v1.api.us.janrain.com/config/htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr

Allowed regions are:

  • us 
  • eu 
  • au 
  • sa 
  • cn
  • sg


Request Example (application/json)


{
  "name": "myCoolFlow"
}                                                            


Sample Request (curl)

This command copies the standard flow and the creates a new flow (documentation) based on the standard flow.


curl -X POST \
  https://v1.api.us.janrain.com/config/htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr/flows/standard/copy \
  -H 'Authorization: Basic c2dueXZ1czZwYzRqbTdraHIybmVxNWdzODlnYnIyZXE6d3Q0YzN1bjl3a2tjZnZ5a25xeDQ0eW5jNDc2YWZzNjg' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -d '{
	"name": "documentation"
  }'

     Running this command in Postman


Responses

201 Created

Successfully created a new flow.

Response Headers

Location string

The location of the newly-created flow.

Example: Location: /config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow

Response Example (application/json)


{
  "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow",
  "name": "myCoolFlow",
  "version": "2015111705580676795"
}
                                                            

404 Not Found

Capture application could not be found. Please check the value and try again.

Response Example (application/json)


{
  "errors": "Flow not found."
}