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Update Attachment (Operation)
URL http://<featureservicefeature-url>/updateAttachment (POST only)
Parent Resource Feature


This operation updates an attachment associated with a feature (POST only). The update attachment operation is performed on a feature service feature resource.

Since this request uploads a file, it must be a multi-part request as per IETF RFC1867.

This operation is available only if the layer has advertised that it has attachments. A layer has attachments if its hasAttachments property is true.

The result of this operation is an edit result. The edit result indicates if the edit was successful or not. If not, it also includes an error code and an error description. If successful, the objectId of the result is the ID of the updated attachment.

You can provide arguments to the update attachment operation as query parameters defined in the parameters table below.


Parameter Details
f Description: The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json
attachmentId Description: The ID of the attachment to be updated.

Example: attachmentId=58
attachment Description: The file to be uploaded as the updated feature attachment.

The content type, size and name of the attachment will be derived from the uploaded file.

Example Usage

Example 1: Update an attachment using the update attachment operation on a feature service feature resource. In this sample url the update attachment operation is performed on feature id 818654 belonging to layer 0 of the 311Incidents FeatureService

The input parameters attachmentIds and attachment to this operation are the Id of the attachment to be updated and a file.

JSON Response Syntax

  "updateAttachmentResult": {
    "objectId" : <attachmentId>,
    "globalId" : <globalId>,
    "success" : <true | false>,
    "error" : { //only if success is false
      "code" : <code1>,
      "description" : "<description>",

JSON Response Example

  "updateAttachmentResult": {
    "objectId" : 58,
    "globalId" : null,
    "success" : true