Updating a SAML IdP

Last updated: 2020-06-05 19:47:22


    This is a legacy API which has been hidden and will no longer be updated. We recommend using the new CAM API 3.0 which is standardized and faster.

    API Description

    This API (UpdateSAMLProvider) is used to update the description or the metadata document of a SAML IdP.

    Request domain name: cam.api.qcloud.com

    Request method: HTTP POST

    Input parameters

    The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters. Other common parameters can be found in Common Request Parameters.

    Parameter Name Required Type Description
    name Yes String SAML IdP name
    desc No String IdP description
    SAMLMetadataDocument No String SAML IdP metadata document must be Base64 encoded, and its maximum size is 64 KB

    Note: If the IdP metadata document exceeds the file size limit, you can delete any of XML nodes except IDPSSODescriptor from the XML metadata document.

    Output parameters



    Update the description and the metadata document of the SAML IdP named IdP.

    Input example:
    POST /v2/index.php HTTP/1.1
    Host: cam.api.qcloud.com
    Accept: */*
    Content-Length: 3927
    Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
    Action=UpdateSAMLProvider&name=idp&SAMLMetadataDocument=U0FNTE1ldGFkYXRhRG9jdW1lbnQgdjI=&desc=descriptor2&<Common request parameters>

    Output example:
        "code": 0,
        "message": "",
        "codeDesc": "Success",
        "data": [

    Error codes

    The following only lists the error codes related to this API. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

    Error Code Description
    InvalidParameter.ProviderNotExist The IdP does not exist.
    InvalidParameter.SAMLMetadataDocument Invalid SAML IdP metadata document

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