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Departments API

Use the departments API to mimic your business' operating structure and organize content groups and users accordingly.

The URL to access departments is: https://<instance>/api/departments

See Integration Best Practices for more info.

Actions

The Departments API allows you to:

Verb Path Action Description
POST /api/departments create Create department
GET /api/departments index Query departments
GET /api/departments/:id show Show department
PATCH /api/departments/:id update Update department
PUT /api/departments/:id update Update department

Elements

The following elements are available for the Departments API:

Element Description Required Field? Unique? Allowable Value Api_In Field? Api_Out Field? Data Type
active Control whether the Department is Active or Inactive     true, false yes yes boolean
created-at Automatically created by Coupa in the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS+HH:MMZ         yes datetime
created-by User who created         yes Use
id Coupa unique identifier         yes integer
name Department Name yes yes   yes yes string
updated-at Automatically created by Coupa in the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS+HH:MMZ         yes datetime
updated-by User who updated         yes User
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