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The Create Folders API creates one or more new folders in the specified exchange.


Resource Location

POST /services/workspaces/folders


Authorization Type

HTTP Cookie ssoGlobalSessionID


Request Parameters

Name Description Required Example
method Intralinks call method. Must be set to CREATE Yes method=CREATE
xml XML Document that contains the parameters for the call Yes
workspaceId Integer identifier of the target exchange Yes &workspaceId=123789

XML Body fields

Information about the folder you are creating needs to be submitted in an XML document with the following structure.

<folderCreateRequest>
  <folderCreate>
    <folder>
      <name></name>
      <indexingDisabled></indexingDisabled>
      <note></note>
    </folder>
    <folder>
      ...
    </folder>
  </folderCreate>
</folderCreateRequest>
Name Description Required Example
name Name of the folder Yes <name>foo bar baz</name>
note Note associated with the folder No <note>this folder is for PDFs</note>
indexingDisabled Indicates whether search indexing should be turned off for this folder No <indexingDisabled>T</indexingDisabled>

Example Request

curl -k -X POST
-b "ssoGlobalSessionID=SESSION_ID"
-d "XML_REQUEST"
"https://test-api.intralinks.com/services/workspaces/folders?method=CREATE&client=YOUR_CLIENT_ID&workspaceId=12345"


Example XML

<folderCreateRequest>
  <folderCreate>
    <folder>
      <name>foo bar baz</name>
      <indexingDisabled>T</indexingDisabled>
      <note>this folder is for PDFs</note>
    </folder>
  </folderCreate>
</folderCreateRequest>

Example Response

<folderCreateResponse>
    <status>
      <code>201</code>
      <message>The entities have been create</message>
    <status> 
    <folderPartial> 
       <id>12345</id> 
       <name>foo bar baz</name> 
    </folderPartial> 
</folderCreateResponse>