Update an existing user
To update an existing user record, you will need to make a TLS request to the OpenHIM API for the below method and endpoint and supply the updated JSON object for the user record.
- Sample Data
Before we can send our request to the OpenHIM API we need to ensure that we construct our valid HTTP headers to successfully authenticate with the OpenHIM API.
Copy the below code at the bottom of your nodejs script that handles the authentication of the OpenHIM headers as described in the authentication section.
openhimOptions values with the correct implementation details and supply the
SampleData payload to submit. You will also need to update the userPassword variable to your desired password. The password will be used to create the passwordHash and passwordSalt which are added to the
Execute the below command in your terminal to run the nodejs script
Ensure that you have created your bash script to construct the HTTP authentication headers and send the request to the OpenHIM API as described in the authentication section.
To update a user's password details, you first need to generate a password hash and salt. The script below can be used for this
Copy and execute the bash script above with the below command. Substitute the <USER_PASSWORD> with your desired password before executing.
Execute the below command in your terminal where the file is located with the required arguments. Replace the placeholder arguments with the correct implementation details and ensure your
SampleData.json file exists with the updated user object. If you are updating the password details, add the generated passwordHash and passwordSalt to the
SampleData.json before executing the command.
The response status code will be
200 if successful.