Add new object

Service version: 1
Last edit: 2022.09.01

Purpose

This endpoint creates a new object.

Request data

HTTPS method: POST

  • Constants and parameters enclosed in curly brackets &#123 } must be replaced with their values.
  • Please see the following Request parameters section with the required and optional parameters tables for their values. The generic request format is as follows.

URL request format

https://{baseURL}/geofencing/{versionNumber}/objects/object?key={Your_API_Key}&adminKey={Your_Admin_Key}

curl command request format

1curl -v -XPOST -H "Content-type: application/json" -d
2'{
3 "name": "object_name",
4 "defaultProject": "project_id",
5 "properties": {
6 "key": "value"
7 ...
8 }
9 }'
10'https://{baseURL}/geofencing/{versionNumber}/objects/object?key={Your_API_Key}&adminKey={Your_Admin_Key}'

POST request body format

1{
2 "name": "object_name",
3 "defaultProject": "project_id",
4 "properties": {
5 "key": "value"
6 ...
7 }
8}

Request parameters

The following table describes the parameters that can be used in a request.

  • Required parameters must be used or the call will fail.
  • Optional parameters may be used.
  • The order of request parameters is not important.

Note: There are no optional parameters in this endpoint.

Required parameters

Description

baseURL
string

The base URL for calling the API.


Value: api.tomtom.com
versionNumber
string

Service version.


Value: 1
key
string

An API Key valid for the requested service.


Value: Your valid API Key.

adminKey
string

An Admin Key valid for the provided API Key.


Value: Your valid Admin Key.

Response data

Response body

1{
2 "name": "object_name",
3 "id": "object_id",
4 "defaultProject": "project_id",
5 "properties": {
6 "key": "value"
7 ...
8 }
9}

Response fields

The following table describes all of the fields that can appear in a response.

Primary fields

Description

name
string
The name of the object.
id
string
The UUID of the object.
defaultProject
string
(Optional) The UUID of the object's default project.
properties
object

(Optional) It is an object containing the user-defined properties of the fence. Its content varies between fences.

Response codes

Code

Meaning & possible causes

201Created
400

Bad request:

  • Object with the given name already exists.
  • Selected default project does not exist.
403

Forbidden:

  • Provided Admin Key is invalid.
  • Admin Key is missing.

Example

Add a new object

URL request example

https://api.tomtom.com/geofencing/1/objects/object?key={Your_API_Key}&adminKey={Your_Admin_Key}

POST request body example

1{
2 "name": "Support car 1",
3 "defaultProject": "4dee65b0-bd0a-47fd-ad12-27231fd780fb",
4 "properties": {
5 "embeddedId": "EL 11111",
6 "maxSpeedKmh": 70,
7 "driver": "John Doe"
8 }
9}

Response body example

1{
2 "name": "Support car 1",
3 "id": "cfde72d8-4b9f-4f6d-83c8-87ae0465fd5d",
4 "defaultProject": "4dee65b0-bd0a-47fd-ad12-27231fd780fb",
5 "properties": {
6 "embeddedId": "EL 11111",
7 "maxSpeedKmh": 70,
8 "driver": "John Doe"
9 }
10}