The person resource describes a UW person in an academic-centric way. If the person is a student, the person's name will be the name from the Student System. If the person is a faculty, that name will be provided by the HR system.
The canonical URI specifies a person's UW regid. That person may be a student or an instructor.
Here is a link to the Person representation in Subversion (log in with UW Net ID).
The Person Resource returns the following attributes:
- EmployeeID (EID)
New as of 12/13/2011
Planned(Not yet available): Attribute names may change below
The attributes returned in the payload are described in the Attribute Glossary.
The following error messages are associated with the resource
HTTP Status Code
Invalid arg: reg ID 'reg_id'
The parameter must be a valid regid: 16 hex characters i.e. 32 characters 0-9, A-F
No valid client certificate found.
A valid UWCA client certificate is required to access this resource.
No person with reg ID [reg_id] found.
The reg ID could not be found in the Person Registry.
Person not found
The requested student was not found in the student database.
Internal Server Error
This is often a result of the mainframe driver being offline for SDB maintenance work.