Create container

POST
https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/container/{{container_id}}/children

Use this endpoint to create a new container.

To get a list of template_id values, use the List templates endpoint.

cURL
curl -X POST \
  https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/container/{{container_id}}/children \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'X-DC-DEVKEY: {{api_key}}' \
  -d '{
  "name": "Sales Department",
  "description": "Includes sales engineers",
  "template_id": 6
}'
Python
import requests

url = "https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/container/{{container_id}}/children"

payload = "{\n  \"name\": \"Sales Department\",\n  \"description\": \"Includes sales engineers\",\n  \"template_id\": 6\n}"
headers = {
    'X-DC-DEVKEY': "{{api_key}}",
    'Content-Type': "application/json"
    }

response = requests.request("POST", url, data=payload, headers=headers)

print(response.text)
Go
package main

import (
	"fmt"
	"strings"
	"net/http"
	"io/ioutil"
)

func main() {

	url := "https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/container/{{container_id}}/children"

	payload := strings.NewReader("{\n  \"name\": \"Sales Department\",\n  \"description\": \"Includes sales engineers\",\n  \"template_id\": 6\n}")

	req, _ := http.NewRequest("POST", url, payload)

	req.Header.Add("X-DC-DEVKEY", "{{api_key}}")
	req.Header.Add("Content-Type", "application/json")

	res, _ := http.DefaultClient.Do(req)

	defer res.Body.Close()
	body, _ := ioutil.ReadAll(res.Body)

	fmt.Println(res)
	fmt.Println(string(body))

}
NodeJS
var request = require("request");

var options = { method: 'POST',
  url: 'https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/container/{{container_id}}/children',
  headers: 
   { 'Content-Type': 'application/json',
     'X-DC-DEVKEY': '{{api_key}}' },
  body: 
   { name: 'Sales Department',
     description: 'Includes sales engineers',
     template_id: 6 },
  json: true };

request(options, function (error, response, body) {
  if (error) throw new Error(error);

  console.log(body);
});
201 Created
{
    "id": 6
}

Request parameters

Name Req/Opt Type Description
name required string Name of the container.
description optional string Description for the container.
template_id required int Template ID for the container.
For allowed values, use the List templates endpoint.

Response parameters

Name Type Description
id int ID of the created container.