Retrieving community files service document
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by Claudia R Elbourn on June 30, 2015
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Provides details on retrieving the service document for a community files repository.

Get the service document for the community files repository. The elements in the service document will allow finding or constructing the other URLs needed to interact with the community files repository.


Use this url endpoint for unauthenticated access to public files: /files/{auth}/anonymous/


Method URI Description
GET /files/{auth}/cmis/community/{communityId}/owned/servicedoc Service document URL when accessing as a logged in user
Name Type Optional Description
string No The ID of the community you wish to retrieve the service doc for.
enumerated No The authorization protocol being used by your application to access Connections Cloud.
Authorized values:
  • basic
  • oauth
Name Type Optional Description
enumerated No The authentication mechanism selected by your application to access the API.
Basic is the Base64 encoding of the IBM Connections Cloud username and password: Base64(username:password). For example, Base64(
Bearer is the oauth 2.0 access token that is generated when the user grants your application access to IBM Connections Cloud services.
See the reference topic "OAuth 2.0 APIs for web server flow" for more information.
Authorized values:
  • bearer
  • basic
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
Unauthorized. Returned when no authenticated user or no userid, email, or key parameter are provided on the request.