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/api/admin/features

In order to access the admin API endpoints you need to identify yourself. Unless you're using the none authentication method, you'll need to create an ADMIN token and add an Authorization header using the token.

Fetching Feature Toggles#

GET: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features

This endpoint is the one all admin ui should use to fetch all available feature toggles from the unleash-server. The response returns all active feature toggles and their current strategy configuration. A feature toggle will have at least one configured strategy. A strategy will have a name and parameters map.

Example response:

{
"version": 2,
"features": [
{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum",
"type": "release",
"enabled": false,
"stale": false,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
],
"variants": [
{
"name": "variant1",
"weight": 50
},
{
"name": "variant2",
"weight": 50
}
],
"tags": [
{
"id": 1,
"type": "simple",
"value": "TeamRed"
}
]
},
{
"name": "Feature.B",
"description": "lorem ipsum",
"enabled": true,
"stale": false,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "ActiveForUserWithId",
"parameters": {
"userIdList": "123,221,998"
}
},
{
"name": "GradualRolloutRandom",
"parameters": {
"percentage": "10"
}
}
],
"variants": [],
"tags": []
}
]
}

Filter feature toggles#

Supports three params for now

  • tag - filters for features tagged with tag
  • project - filters for features belonging to project
  • namePrefix - filters for features beginning with prefix

For tag and project performs OR filtering if multiple arguments

To filter for any feature tagged with a simple tag with value taga or a simple tag with value tagb use

GET https://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features?tag[]=simple:taga&tag[]simple:tagb

To filter for any feature belonging to project myproject use

GET https://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features?project=myproject

Response format is the same as api/admin/features

Fetch specific feature toggle#

GET: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:featureName

Used to fetch details about a specific featureToggle. This is mostly provded to make it easy to debug the API and should not be used by the client implementations.

{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum..",
"type": "release",
"enabled": false,
"stale": false,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
],
"variants": [],
"tags": []
}

Create a new Feature Toggle#

POST: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/

Body:

{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum..",
"type": "release",
"enabled": false,
"stale": false,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
]
}

Used by the admin-dashboard to create a new feature toggles.

Notes:

  • name must be globally unique, otherwise you will get a 403-response.
  • type is optional. If not defined it defaults to release

Returns 200-response if the feature toggle was created successfully.

Update a Feature Toggle#

PUT: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:toggleName

Body:

{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum..",
"type": "release",
"enabled": false,
"stale": false,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
],
"variants": []
}

Used by the admin dashboard to update a feature toggles. The name has to match an existing features toggle.

Returns 200-response if the feature toggle was updated successfully.

Tag a Feature Toggle#

POST https://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:featureName/tags

Used to tag a feature

If the tuple (type, value) does not already exist, it will be added to the list of tags. Then Unleash will add a relation between the feature name and the tag.

Body:

{
"type": "simple",
"value": "Team-Green"
}

Success

- Returns _201-CREATED_ if the feature was tagged successfully
- Creates the tag if needed, then connects the tag to the existing feature

Failures

- Returns _404-NOT-FOUND_ if the `type` was not found

Remove a tag from a Feature Toggle#

DELETE https://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:featureName/tags/:type/:value

Removes the specified tag from the (type, value) tuple from the Feature Toggle's list of tags.

Success

- Returns _200-OK_

Failures

- Returns 404 if the tag does not exist
- Returns 500 if the database could not be reached

Archive a Feature Toggle#

DELETE: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:toggleName

Used to archive a feature toggle. A feature toggle can never be totally be deleted, but can be archived. This is a design decision to make sure that a old feature toggle suddenly reappears becuase someone else re-using the same name.

Enable a Feature Toggle#

POST: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:featureName/toggle/on

Used to enable a feature toggle. The :featureName must match an existing Feature Toggle. Returns 200-response if the feature toggle was enabled successfully.

Body

None

Example response:

{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum..",
"type": "release",
"enabled": true,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
],
"variants": [],
"tags": []
}

Disable a Feature Toggle#

POST: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:featureName/toggle/off

Used to disable a feature toggle. The :featureName must match an existing Feature Toggle. Returns 200-response if the feature toggle was disabled successfully.

Body

None

Example response:

{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum..",
"type": "release",
"enabled": false,
"stale": false,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
],
"variants": [],
"tags": []
}

Mark a Feature Toggle as "stale"#

POST: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:featureName/stale/on

Used to mark a feature toggle as stale (deprecated). The :featureName must match an existing Feature Toggle. Returns 200-response if the feature toggle was enabled successfully.

Body

None

Example response:

{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum..",
"type": "release",
"enabled": true,
"stale": true,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
],
"variants": [],
"tags": []
}

Mark a Feature Toggle as "active"#

POST: http://unleash.host.com/api/admin/features/:featureName/stale/off

Used to mark a feature toggle active (remove stale marking). The :featureName must match an existing Feature Toggle. Returns 200-response if the feature toggle was disabled successfully.

Body

None

Example response:

{
"name": "Feature.A",
"description": "lorem ipsum..",
"type": "release",
"enabled": false,
"stale": false,
"strategies": [
{
"name": "default",
"parameters": {}
}
],
"variants": [],
"tags": []
}