People API

The People API is for administering people records in Skills Base which includes adding, retrieving, updating and deleting records.



Objects used by this API

Person object

Name Data type Read only Description
id integer Yes The unique identifier for the record, used to reference the record in other API interactions.
email string No Email address
first_name string No First name
last_login date Yes Last login date
last_self_assessment date Yes Last self-assessment date
last_supervisor_assessment date Yes Last supervisor assessment date
Yes Self-assessment status
Supervisor assessment status
location_id integer No Location id
locked boolean No Indicates if the account is currently locked
login_enabled boolean No Indicates whether the account is enabled for login
role_ids array (integer) No Role ids. Note that if your Skills Base instance does not support multiple role assignments, this array cannot exceed 1 element in size.
security_group_id integer No Security Group id
skillset string No Skillset source. Possible values are "all", "team", "role", "custom"
source string Yes Account source. Possible values are "local", "sso", "import"
surname string No Surname
team_id integer No Team id
custom_field_{n} string Yes Custom Field with id {n}. Where {n} corresponds to the permanent internal id allocated to the custom field (retrievable via the Skills Base UI).


GET /people

Returns all people in the instance.

GET /people/:id

Returns a person matching the given id

POST /people/search

Searches Person records. See Search APIs for a description of search functionality.

The available search parameters are:

Name Arrays Wildcards
id Yes No
email No Yes
first_name No Yes
last_login Yes No
last_self_assessment Yes No
last_supervisor_assessment Yes No
location_id Yes No
locked No No
login_enabled No No
role_ids[n] Yes No
security_group_id Yes No
skillset Yes No
source Yes No
surname No Yes
team_id Yes No

*Note - if your Skills Base instance supports Multiple Role: role_ids[n] - can accept multiple fields.  Update [n] for each Role ID required

POST /people

Creates a new person record.

The following parameters can be POSTed. Other valid writable People object parameters that do not appear in this list will be accepted but silently ignored. 

Name Required
email No
first_name Yes
surname Yes
location_id No
role_ids No
team_id No
security_group_id Yes
skillset Yes

PUT /people/:id

Updates an existing person record.

The following fields can be updated:


DELETE /people/:id

Deletes a person. Note this also deletes all of the person's assessment data including all Skill Ratings.