What's new in Genetec Mission Control™ Web API - Genetec Mission Control™ Web API 1.2

Genetec Mission Control™ Web API Release Notes 1.2

Applies to
Genetec Mission Control™ Web API 1.2
Last updated
2020-01-06
Content type
Release notes
Language
English
Product
Genetec Mission Control™
Version
2.12

With each release, new features, enhancements, or resolved issues are added to the product.

API enhancements

Genetec Mission Control™ Web API includes the following enhancements:
Set and view external ID
You can now change the external ID of incidents that are not Collaborative incidents or incidents in testing mode. To make changes, the Web API user requires the Third-party integration mode privilege or the ownership of the incident.

A notification has been added for external IDs. Applications can subscribe to be notified when an external ID has been changed.

Incident type categories
Users can now determine the category of an incident type. The category name can be retrieved and the entire incident types and category hierarchies can be rebuilt by querying the list of available categories and incident types.
Change incident type
Users can now change incident types. To make changes, the Web API user must have the Third-party integration mode privilege or ownership of the incident.

A notification has been added for incident type change. Applications can subscribe to be notified when an incident type has changed.

New API endpoints

The Web API uses endpoints to interact with Genetec Mission Control™.

The following endpoints are introduced in Genetec Mission Control™ Web API :

GET /v1.2/Configuration/Categories
Returns an array of incident categories for incidents that have an operational status of In service.
GET /v1.2/Configuration/Categories/{id}
Returns an incident category with matching identifier for an incident that has an operational status of In service.

Additions to existing API endpoints

The following are new additions to existing endpoints in Genetec Mission Control™ Web API :

Command: ChangeIncidentType
Changes the type of a particular incident using the POST /V1.2/Operation/Incidents/{id} endpoint.
Command: ChangeExternalId
Changes the external ID of a specific incident using the POST/V1.2/Operation/Incidents/{id} endpoint. The following endpoints can be used to get the external ID of an incident:
  • GET /V1.2/Operation/Incidents/{id}
  • GET /V1.2/Operation/Incidents

For technical information about these API endpoints and other programming considerations, see the Web API developer documentation.