Exigo Web Services API v2018.11.7.5

GetFileContents

Returns a customer file for the given criteria

Note: This request can participate in a transaction. Learn more about transactions.

Input Properties

GetFileContentsRequest
PropertyData TypeNotes
FileNameStringOptional. File Name requested with file extention.
CustomerIDInt32Unique numeric identifier for customer record.
CustomerKeyStringOptional. Unique alpha numeric identifier for customer record. Exeption will occur if CustomerID & CustomerKey are provided.

Output Properties

GetFileContentsResponse
PropertyData TypeNotes
FileByte[]

SOAP Request

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /3.0/ExigoApi.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: api.exigo.com
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "http://api.exigo.com/GetFileContents"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope 
xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"> <soap:Header> <ApiAuthentication xmlns="http://api.exigo.com/"> <LoginName>string</LoginName> <Password>string</Password> <Company>string</Company> <Identity>string</Identity> <RequestTimeUtc>dateTime</RequestTimeUtc> <Signature>string</Signature> </ApiAuthentication> </soap:Header> <soap:Body> <GetFileContentsRequest xmlns="http://api.exigo.com/"> <FileName>string</FileName> <CustomerID>int</CustomerID> <CustomerKey>string</CustomerKey> </GetFileContentsRequest> </soap:Body> </soap:Envelope>

SOAP Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope 
xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"> <soap:Body> <GetFileContentsResult xmlns="http://api.exigo.com/"> <File>base64Binary</File> </GetFileContentsResult> </soap:Body> </soap:Envelope>

C#

try

{

    //Create Main API Context Object

    ExigoApi api = new ExigoApi();

 

    //Create Authentication Header

    ApiAuthentication auth = new ApiAuthentication();

    auth.LoginName = "yourLoginName";

    auth.Password = "yourPassword";

    auth.Company = "yourCompany";

    api.ApiAuthenticationValue = auth;

 

    //Create Request

    GetFileContentsRequest req = new GetFileContentsRequest();

 

    req.CustomerID = 1;             //Unique numeric identifier for customer record.

    req.CustomerKey = "1";          //Unique alpha numeric identifier for customer record. Exeption will occur if CustomerID & CustomerKey are provided.

 

    //Send Request to Server and Get Response

    GetFileContentsResponse res = api.GetFileContents(req);

 

    //Now examine the results:

 

    foreach (Byte byte in res.File)

    {

    }

}

catch (Exception ex)

{

    Console.WriteLine("Error: " + ex.Message);

}

VB.Net

Try

    'Create Main API Context Object

    Dim api as new ExigoApi()

 

    'Create Authentication Header

    Dim auth as new ApiAuthentication()

    auth.LoginName = "yourLoginName"

    auth.Password = "yourPassword"

    auth.Company = "yourCompany"

    api.ApiAuthenticationValue = auth

 

    'Create Request

    Dim req as new GetFileContentsRequest()

 

    req.CustomerID = 1

    req.CustomerKey = "1"

 

    'Send Request to Server and Get Response

    Dim res As GetFileContentsResponse = api.GetFileContents(req)

 

    'Now examine the results:

 

    For Each byte As Byte In res.File

    Next

Catch ex As Exception

    Console.WriteLine("Error: " & ex.Message)

End Try

PHP

Note: PHP is not officially supported.

<?php

try

{

    //Setup the SoapClient and Authentication

    $api = new SoapClient("http://api.exigo.com/3.0/ExigoApi.asmx?WSDL");

    $ns = "http://api.exigo.com/";

    $auth = array()

    $auth["LoginName"] = new SoapVar("yourLoginName",XSD_STRING,null,null,null,$ns);

    $auth["Password"] = new SoapVar("yourPassword",XSD_STRING,null,null,null,$ns);

    $auth["Company"] = new SoapVar("yourCompany",XSD_STRING,null,null,null,$ns);

    $headerBody = new SoapVar($auth, SOAP_ENC_OBJECT);

    $header = new SoapHeader($ns, 'ApiAuthentication', $headerBody);

    $api->__setSoapHeaders(array($header));

 

    //Create Request

 

    $req->CustomerID = 1;

    $req->CustomerKey = "1";

 

    //Send Request to Server and Get Response

    $res = $api.GetFileContents($req);

 

    //Now examine the results:

}

catch (SoapFault $ex)

{

    echo "Error: ", $ex->getMessage();

}

?>

Java

Note: Java is not officially supported.

try

{

    //Create Main API Context Object

    ExigoApi api = new ExigoApi();

 

    //Create Authentication Header

    ApiAuthentication auth = new ApiAuthentication();

    auth.setLoginName("yourLoginName");

    auth.setPassword("yourPassword");

    auth.setCompany("yourCompany");

    api.setApiAuthenticationValue(auth);

 

    //Create Request

    GetFileContentsRequest req = new GetFileContentsRequest();

 

    req.setCustomerID(1);

    req.setCustomerKey("1");

 

    //Send Request to Server and Get Response

    GetFileContentsResponse res = api.getExigoApiSoap().getFileContents(req, auth);

 

    //Now examine the results:

}

catch (Exception ex)

{

    System.out.println("Error: " + ex.getMessage());

}

CSV

This method does not support csv output.