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Create new fence, assign to multiple projects

 

Service version: 1
Last edit: 2019.09.18

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Purpose

This endpoint creates a new fence and assigns it to multiple projects.

Request data

HTTPS method: POST

For ease of viewing and identification:

  • Required constants and parameters are shown in bold text.
  • Optional parameters are shown in plain text.
https://baseURL/geofencing/versionNumber/fences/fence?key=Your_API_Key&adminKey=Your_Admin_Key

curl command

curl -v -XPOST -H "Content-type: application/json" -d '{
  "name": "fence_name",
  "type": "Feature",
  "geometry": {
    "radius": radius_in_meters,
    "type": "Point",
    "shapeType": "shape_type",
    "coordinates": [longitude, latitude]
  },
  "properties": {                    //Optional
    "key": "value"
  }
}' https://baseURL/geofencing/versionNumber/fences/fence?key=Your_API_Key&adminKey=Your_Admin_Key'

POST Request body (JSON)

{
  "name": "fence_name",
  "type": "Feature",
  "projects": ["project_1_id", ...],
  "geometry": {
    "radius": radius_in_meters,
    "type": "Point",
    "shapeType": "shape_type",
    "coordinates": ["longitude", "latitude"]
  },
  "properties":
    "key": "value"
  }
}

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.
  • If there is a default value that will be assumed when an optional parameter is not used, it is shown in the table.
  • The order of request parameters is not important.
Required parameters
Parameter Description
baseURL
string
The base URL for calling the API.
Value: api.tomtom.com
versionNumber
string
Service version number.
Value: 1
key
string
An API Key valid for the requested service.
Value: Your valid API Key.
adminKey
string
A valid Admin Key.
Value: Your valid Admin Key.
Optional parameters
Parameter Description
showGeoJson
boolean
If set to true, the output contains a GeoJSON representation of a custom fence shape.
For fences that are defined as GeoJSON, this parameter changes nothing.
Default value: false
Other value: true

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Response data

Response body

{
  "name": "fence_name",
  "id": "fence_id",
  "type": "Feature",
  "projects": [project_1_id, ... , project_N_id],
  "geometry": {
    "radius": radius_in_meters,
    "type": "Point",
    "shapeType": "shape_type",
    "coordinates": [longitude, latitude]
  },
  "properties": {
    "key:" "value"
  }
}

Response fields

The following data tables describe all of the fields that can appear in a Response. Fields are listed by the Response section they belong to and in the order that they appear in the Response.

Primary fields
Field Description
name
string
The name of the fence.
id
string
The UUID of the fence.
type
string
In the current version its always "Feature".
projects[]
array
The list of projects the fence was assigned to.
geometry{}
object
An object that describes fence geometry. See the Custom fence shapes section.
properties{}
object
(Optional) An object containing user-defined properties of the fence. Its content varies between fences.
projects[] array
Field Description
id
string
The UUID of a project.
name
string
The name of a project.

HTTPS Response codes

Code Meaning and possible causes
201 Created
400 Bad request:

  • Fence with the given name already exists.
  • Fence geometry is invalid.
  • At least one project has to be defined for a new fence.
403 Forbidden:

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

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Examples

Request URL

https://api.tomtom.com/geofencing/1/fences/fence?key=Your_API_Key&adminKey=Your_Admin_Key

POST Request body (JSON)

{
  "name": "No-fly zone 23",
  "type": "Feature",
  "projects": ["131db271-752e-4462-bd7a-ac948864110e", "36188f87-03ea-4fd4-b606-68d28f781365"],
  "geometry": {
    "radius": 75,
    "type": "Point",
    "shapeType": "Circle",
    "coordinates": [-67.137343, 45.137451]
  },
  "properties": {
    "maxSpeedKmh": 70
  }
}

Response body (JSON)

{
  "name": "No-fly zone 23",
  "id": "aaab6d78-1738-45bd-a78b-ff3a7ba839f3",
  "type": "Feature",
  "projects": ["131db271-752e-4462-bd7a-ac948864110e", "36188f87-03ea-4fd4-b606-68d28f781365"],
  "geometry": {
    "radius": 75,
    "type": "Point",
    "shapeType": "Circle",
    "coordinates": [-67.137343, 45.137451]
  },
  "properties": {
    "maxSpeedKmh": 70
  }
}

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