Update file metadata

Rename a file and update its metadata.

Only authorized requests can invoke this endpoint.


PUT /nfs/file/metadata/:rootPath/:filePath


Parameter Description
rootPath Which root directory to use (app or drive).
filePath The full path of the file.
Field Description
Authorization The authorization token obtained from SAFE Launcher.
Content-Type The media type of the request body (application/json).
Authorization: Bearer eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJpZCI6Im5RT1poRFJ2VUFLRlVZMzNiRTlnQ25VbVVJSkV0Q2lmYk4zYjE1dXZ2TlU9In0.OTKcHQ9VUKYzBXH_MqeWR4UcHFJV-xlllR68UM9l0b4
Content-Type: application/json


Property Description
name The new name of the file.
metadata Metadata to be associated with the file.
Defaults to an empty string if not specified.
    "name": "Sample.png",
    "metadata": "RmlsZSBtZXRhZGF0YQ=="


On success, the HTTP status code in the response header is 200 (OK).


var request = require('request');
var fs = require('fs');
var endpoint = 'http://localhost:8100/nfs/file/metadata/app/home/sample.png';

var onResponse = function(err, response, body) {
  if (err) {
    return console.error(err.message);
  if (response.statusCode === 401) {
    return console.error('Failed to authorize');
  if (response.statusCode === 200) {
    return console.log('File metadata updated');
  console.error('Failed to update file metadata.', body);

var payload = {
  name: 'Sample.png',
  metadata: new Buffer("File metadata").toString('base64')

request.put(endpoint, {
  auth: {
    bearer: constants.token // pass auth token
  json: true,
  body: payload
}, onResponse);

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