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REST - Action Button

The EWActionButton operation runs an action button from a specified record, as an asynchronous call.

  • Returns: the record ID and callback ID.
  • Supported Content-Typeapplication/x-www-form-urlencoded
  • Compatible with EWAsyncStatus, which can be used to check the status of the call.
  • Accepts a URL with URL-encoded parameters and record data. For more information about general URL conventions, see REST Interface.
  • Additionally, the URL must contain the table name, the ID of the record, and the name of the field that contains the action button to run.
This operation must use a POST request.

Example

Here is an example using the cUrl utility:

curl -is -X POST "http://your.server.com/ewws/async/EWActionButton?%24KB=Demo&%24login=admin&%24password=****&%24lang=en&%24table=case&name=ab_field&id=82"
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Connection: keep-alive
Content-Type: charset=UTF-8;charset=UTF-8
Content-Length: 48
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 10:12:53 GMT
 
EWREST_id='82';
EWREST_EWCALLBACK_ID='10100_1';

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