POST: Create an attachment

This topic provides instructions for using the POST operation to add an attachment.


To create an attachment instance, perform a POST on the attachment collection, passing a JSON string.

Note: Bulk POSTs are not supported.

Attachments contain two different types of data that can be POSTed: 

  • The attachment’s entity data.

  • The attachment’s binary content.

The REST API supports content types of multipart/form-data.

When supplying the attachment name in the request, extra spaces at the beginning or at the end of the file name are trimmed, and do not cause any errors.

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Example: POST request for attachments

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