Community articleRetrieving a stand-alone forum reply programmatically
Added by IBM contributorIBM on March 20, 2014
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To retrieve complete information about a reply to a topic in a stand-alone forum, use the edit link found in the forum reply entry in the forum replies feed.



To retrieve complete information about a reply to a topic in a stand-alone forum, use the edit link found in the forum reply entry in the forum replies feed.

You can use this operation to obtain forum reply information that you want to preserve prior to performing an update. See Updating forum replies for more information. This method returns the Atom entry of a single reply entry as opposed to a feed of all the reply entries.

See Authenticating requests for information about how to authenticate the request.
Input
Method URI Description
GET /forums/atom/reply Value of the href attribute of <link rel=edit"> element of each entry in the forum replies feed.
Name Type Optional Description
replyUuid
string No The UUID of the reply you wish to retrieve.
Output
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
200
OK. Indicates that the forum reply was successfully found and returned. If an error occurs, this header will contain one of the error codes below.
401
Unauthorized.
404
Not Found.