Data Manager API

POST
Copy Table

This request copies the contents of one Data Manager table to another.

Resource URL

http://www.mapquestapi.com/datamanager/v2/copy-table

Resource Information

Response Formats JSON, XML
Authentication Yes (Requires Key)
Rate Limited Yes

Request Parameters

Request Parameter Description Required?
key
String
A unique key to authorize use of the API. Yes
inFormat
String
Specifies the format of the json/xml parameter. Must be one of the following, if supplied:
  • json
  • xml
Default = json
No
outFormat
String
Specifies the format of the response. Must be one of the following, if supplied:
  • json
  • xml
Default = json
No

Body Parameters

Name Description Required?
clientId
String

This is the ClientID associated with the API Key.

Yes
password
String
This is the registry password associated with the API Key. Yes
originTableName
String
This is the complete name of the table to copy FROM.
Table names for legacy users are prefixed with mqap.[CLIENT_ID]_
Table names for new users are prefixed with mqap.[APPLICATION_KEY]_
Yes
resultsTableName
String
This is the complete name of the table to copy TO. A new table will be created if this table does not yet exist in Data Manager.
Example: mqap.[CLIENT_ID]_[TABLENAME]
Yes
overwriteTable
Boolean
Set the overwriteTable parameter to true to overwrite an existing Data Manager table with contents from the origin table. The default value is false. No

Example Request

POST

http://www.mapquestapi.com/datamanager/v2/copy-table?key=KEY&inFormat=json

Example Request Body

{
    "clientId": "CLIENT_ID",
    "password": "REGISTRY_PASSWORD",
    "originTableName": "mqap.TABLENAME",
    "resultsTableName": "mqap.TABLENAME",
    "overwriteTable": false
}
<datamanager>
    <clientId>CLIENT_ID</clientId>
    <password>REGISTRY_PASSWORD</password>
    <originTableName>mqap.TABLENAME</originTableName>
    <resultsTableName>mqap.TABLENAME</resultsTableName>
    <overwriteTable>false</overwriteTable>
</datamanager>

Example Response

{
    "resultsTableName": "mqap.TABLENAME",
    "originTableName": "mqap.TABLENAME",
    "options": {
        "overwriteTable": "..."
    }
}
<resultsTableName>mqap.TABLENAME</resultsTableName>
<originTableName>mqap.TABLENAME</originTableName>
<options>
    <overwriteTable>...</overwriteTable>
</options>