Accounts Payable

This API is used to manage accounts payable, including vendors and invoices.

POST

Vendor attachment

Returns the id saved attachment. Physical attachments require the request to be a multipart/form-data request and are limited to 25 MB or smaller.

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Request URL

Request headers

Header Required Type Description
Content-Type string Media type of the body sent to the API.
Bb-Api-Subscription-Key Property is required string Subscription key which provides access to this API. Found in your Profile.
Authorization Property is required string OAuth 2.0 access token obtained from Blackbaud OAuth 2.0 Service. Supported grant types: Authorization code, Implicit.

Request body

The attachment to create.

{
  "parent_id": 1,
  "name": "Attachment Name",
  "url": "https://www.google.com",
  "type": "Link",
  "media_type": "Manual"
}
{
  "required": [
    "parent_id",
    "name",
    "type",
    "media_type"
  ],
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "parent_id": {
      "format": "int32",
      "description": "The identifier of the parent item for this attachment.",
      "type": "integer",
      "x-ms-summary": "Parent id"
    },
    "name": {
      "description": "The name of this attachment.",
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Name"
    },
    "url": {
      "description": "The URL of this attachment.",
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Url"
    },
    "type": {
      "description": "The attachment type. Available values are Link and Physical. Physical attachments are stored and managed in the system. Link attachments are stored and managed externally. Defaults to Link if not provided.",
      "enum": [
        "Link",
        "Physical"
      ],
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Type"
    },
    "media_type": {
      "description": "User-defined category of this attachment. Available values are the entries in the Media Type table for the parent record. Use the value types defined in /mediaTypes",
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Media type"
    },
    "file": {
      "type": "object",
      "properties": {
        "ContentLength": {
          "format": "int32",
          "type": "integer",
          "readOnly": true,
          "x-ms-summary": "Content length"
        },
        "ContentType": {
          "type": "string",
          "readOnly": true,
          "x-ms-summary": "Content type"
        },
        "FileName": {
          "type": "string",
          "readOnly": true,
          "x-ms-summary": "File name"
        },
        "InputStream": {
          "type": "object",
          "properties": {
            "CanRead": {
              "type": "boolean",
              "readOnly": true,
              "x-ms-summary": "Can read"
            },
            "CanSeek": {
              "type": "boolean",
              "readOnly": true,
              "x-ms-summary": "Can seek"
            },
            "CanTimeout": {
              "type": "boolean",
              "readOnly": true,
              "x-ms-summary": "Can timeout"
            },
            "CanWrite": {
              "type": "boolean",
              "readOnly": true,
              "x-ms-summary": "Can write"
            },
            "Length": {
              "format": "int64",
              "type": "integer",
              "readOnly": true,
              "x-ms-summary": "Length"
            },
            "Position": {
              "format": "int64",
              "type": "integer",
              "x-ms-summary": "Position"
            },
            "ReadTimeout": {
              "format": "int32",
              "type": "integer",
              "x-ms-summary": "Read timeout"
            },
            "WriteTimeout": {
              "format": "int32",
              "type": "integer",
              "x-ms-summary": "Write timeout"
            }
          },
          "x-display-name": "Stream",
          "x-ms-summary": "Input stream",
          "x-hidden": true,
          "readOnly": true
        }
      },
      "x-display-name": "Http posted file base",
      "x-ms-summary": "File",
      "x-hidden": true,
      "description": "The uploaded file for this attachment."
    }
  },
  "example": {
    "parent_id": 1,
    "name": "Attachment Name",
    "url": "https://www.google.com",
    "type": "Link",
    "media_type": "Manual"
  },
  "x-hidden": true,
  "x-display-name": "Create attachment",
  "x-ms-summary": "Create attachment"
}

Response 200 OK

Returned when the operation is successful. The response body contains the file id of the saved attachment.

{
  "record_id": 0
}
{
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "record_id": {
      "format": "int32",
      "type": "integer",
      "x-ms-summary": "Record id"
    }
  },
  "x-hidden": true,
  "x-display-name": "Created result `1",
  "x-ms-summary": "Created result `1"
}

Response 400 Bad Request

Returned when the request is not in the correct format.

{
  "Error": "string",
  "Details": [
    "string"
  ],
  "ErrorPath": "string"
}
{
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "Error": {
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Error"
    },
    "Details": {
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "type": "string"
      },
      "x-ms-summary": "Details"
    },
    "ErrorPath": {
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Error path"
    }
  },
  "x-display-name": "Domain error message",
  "x-ms-summary": "Domain error message"
}

Response 403 Forbidden

Returned when the user does not have permission to add attachments.

{
  "Error": "string"
}
{
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "Error": {
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Error"
    }
  },
  "x-display-name": "Basic error message",
  "x-ms-summary": "Basic error message"
}

Response 404 Not Found

Returned when the specified vendor could not be found, or the request size exceeds 25 MB.

{
  "Error": "string"
}
{
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "Error": {
      "type": "string",
      "x-ms-summary": "Error"
    }
  },
  "x-display-name": "Basic error message",
  "x-ms-summary": "Basic error message"
}

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X POST "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments"
-H "Content-Type: application/json"
-H "Bb-Api-Subscription-Key: {subscription key}"
-H "Authorization: Bearer {access token}"
--data-ascii "{body}"
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Authorization", "{access token}");

            var uri = "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments?" + queryString;

            // Request body
            byte[] byteData = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes("{body}");

            using (var content = new ByteArrayContent(byteData))
            {
               content.Headers.ContentType = new MediaTypeHeaderValue("< your content type, i.e. application/json >");
               var response = await client.PostAsync(uri, content);
            }

        }
    }
}
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments");


            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpPost request = new HttpPost(uri);
            request.setHeader("Content-Type", "application/json");
            request.setHeader("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");
            request.setHeader("Authorization", "Bearer {access token}");

            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity)); 
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
        };

        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Content-Type","application/json");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key","{subscription key}");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Authorization","Bearer {access token}");
            },
            type: "POST",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];

    NSString* path = @"https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                      ];

    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"POST"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"application/json" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Content-Type"];
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Bb-Api-Subscription-Key"];
    [_request setValue:@"Bearer {access token}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Authorization"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];

    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);

        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }

        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }

        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }

    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the PEAR HTTP client from http://pear.php.net/package/HTTP_Request2
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
   'Content-Type' => 'application/json',
   'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key' => '{subscription key}',
   'Authorization' => 'Bearer {access token}',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_POST);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer {access token}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.sky.blackbaud.com')
    conn.request("POST", "/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer {access token}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.sky.blackbaud.com')
    conn.request("POST", "/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/accountspayable/v1/vendors/attachments')

request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(uri.request_uri)

# Request headers
request['Content-Type'] = 'application/json'
request['Bb-Api-Subscription-Key'] = '{subscription key}'
request['Authorization'] = 'Bearer {access token}'

# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body

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