/entity.count

Count the number of user profiles in an entity type that meet the specified criterial for example, you might return the number of users who live in France of the number of users who work for Akamai.

Refer to the Registration Error Codes section for details on error codes.

This endpoint uses the following methods:

  • POST

Note. Having problems finding user profiles that you just created? See this article for more information. 



POST


Authentication


This endpoint supports both Basic authentication (recommended) and janrain-signed authentication.

How to Create an Authentication String

Base URL


The base URL for this endpoint is your Identity Cloud Capture domain; for example:


https://educationcenter.us- dev.janraincapture.com


Your Capture domains (also known as Registration domains) can be found in the Console on the Manage Application page:

Examples

Example request

This command returns a count of all the records where the user has specified their date of birth (that is, all records where the birthday attribute is not set to a null value).


curl -X POST \
  -H "Authorization: Basic c2dueXZ1czZwYzRqbTdraHIybmVxNWdzODlnYnIyZXE6d3Q0YzN1bjl3a2tjZnZ5a25xeDQ0eW5jNDc2YWZzNjg=" \
  --data-urlencode type_name=user \
  --data-urlencode filter='birthday is not null' \
  https://my-app.janraincapture.com/entity.count
   

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Example Response


{
  "total_count": 15,
  "stat": "ok"
}
   

Example Error Response


{
  "argument_name": "filter",
  "request_id": "r6fsc52quz348mmh",
  "code": 200,
  "error_description": "filter was not valid for the following reason: Unknown attribute (null)",
  "error": "invalid_argument",
  "stat": "error"
}
   

Authorized Clients

  • owner 
  • direct_access 
  • direct_read_access

Query Parameters

ParameterTypeRequiredDescription
filterstring
A query against record fields. If this parameter is not included, all records in the entity are counted. For more information on constructing queries, see entity.find.
 
type_namestringYesentityType where the user record is stored.