Version 3
Services API

Services API

Creating a Service (deprecated)

POST /v2/services



POST /v2/services


Name Description Default Valid Values Example Values
guid The guid of the service
label The name of the service
  • SomeMysqlService
description A short blurb describing the service
  • Mysql stores things for you
long_description A longer description of the service
  • Mysql is a database. It stores things. Use it in your apps...
info_url A url that points to an info page for the service
  • http://info.somemysqlservice.com
documentation_url A url that points to a documentation page for the service
  • http://docs.somemysqlservice.com
timeout A timeout used by the v1 service gateway client
active A boolean describing that the service can be provisioned by users false
bindable A boolean describing that the service can be bound to applications true
extra A JSON field with extra data pertaining to the service
  • {"providerDisplayName": "MyServiceProvider"}
unique_id A guid that identifies the service with the broker (not the same as the guid above)
tags A list of tags for the service []
  • database
  • mysql
requires A list of dependencies for services []
  • syslog_drain
provider The name of the service provider (used only by v1 service gateways)
  • MySql Provider
version The version of the service (used only by v1 service gateways)
  • 2.0
url The url of ther service provider (used only by v1 service gateways)
  • http://myql.provider.com
service_broker_guid The guid of the v2 service broker associated with the service
plan_updateable A boolean describing that an instance of this service can be updated to a different plan false
  "label": "SomeMysqlService",
  "description": "Mysql stores things for you",
  "provider": "MySql Provider",
  "version": "2.0",
  "url": "http://myql.provider.com"


Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTE5IiwiZW1haWwiOiJlbWFpbC0xOUBzb21lZG9tYWluLmNvbSIsInNjb3BlIjpbImNsb3VkX2NvbnRyb2xsZXIuYWRtaW4iXSwiYXVkIjpbImNsb3VkX2NvbnRyb2xsZXIiXSwiZXhwIjoxNDI1OTQ4NjU4fQ.EcrmKsdpf9nOyeacrBuTDzQoD2iTgkm8mZ6ugiT0jh0
Host: example.org
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded


curl "https://api.[your-domain.com]/v2/services" -d '{
  "label": "SomeMysqlService",
  "description": "Mysql stores things for you",
  "provider": "MySql Provider",
  "version": "2.0",
  "url": "http://myql.provider.com"
}' -X POST \
	-H "Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTE5IiwiZW1haWwiOiJlbWFpbC0xOUBzb21lZG9tYWluLmNvbSIsInNjb3BlIjpbImNsb3VkX2NvbnRyb2xsZXIuYWRtaW4iXSwiYXVkIjpbImNsb3VkX2NvbnRyb2xsZXIiXSwiZXhwIjoxNDI1OTQ4NjU4fQ.EcrmKsdpf9nOyeacrBuTDzQoD2iTgkm8mZ6ugiT0jh0" \
	-H "Host: example.org" \
	-H "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" \
	-H "Cookie: "



201 Created


  "metadata": {
    "guid": "b58aab07-2753-4fc3-841f-489ef932a36b",
    "url": "/v2/services/b58aab07-2753-4fc3-841f-489ef932a36b",
    "created_at": "2015-03-03T00:50:58Z",
    "updated_at": null
  "entity": {
    "label": "SomeMysqlService",
    "provider": "MySql Provider",
    "url": "http://myql.provider.com",
    "description": "Mysql stores things for you",
    "long_description": null,
    "version": "2.0",
    "info_url": null,
    "active": false,
    "bindable": true,
    "unique_id": null,
    "extra": null,
    "tags": [

    "requires": [

    "documentation_url": null,
    "service_broker_guid": null,
    "plan_updateable": false,
    "service_plans_url": "/v2/services/b58aab07-2753-4fc3-841f-489ef932a36b/service_plans"


Content-Type: application/json;charset=utf-8
Location: /v2/services/b58aab07-2753-4fc3-841f-489ef932a36b
X-VCAP-Request-ID: 6c8d7f38-9bda-4767-8149-93dec4affa49
Content-Length: 771
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff