Update Entity

Updates a messaging entity.


Method Request URI HTTP Version
PUT https://{serviceNamespace}.servicebus.windows.net/{Entity Path} HTTP/1.1

Request Headers

The following table describes required and optional request headers.

Request Header Description
Authorization Specifies a WRAPv0.9.7.2 token containing a SimpleWebToken acquired from ACS. Set to WRAP access_token=”{swt}”.
Content-Type Set to application/atom+xml;type=entry;charset=utf-8.
If-Match Set this header to “*” to update the entity. You must provide all the property values that are desired on the updated entity. Any values not provided are set to the service default values. If this header is missing, the update call returns an error indicating that this entity already exists.

Request Body


The response includes an HTTP status code and a set of response headers.

Response Codes


If you update an entity with a name containing special or encoded characters (for example, "test?Name=value&"), which gets encoded to "test%3FName%3Dvalue%26"), a (401) unauthorized exception will be generated.

Code Description
201 Entity updated.
400 Invalid request body.
401 Authorization failure.
403 Quota exceeded; entity not updated.
500 Internal error.

For information about status codes, see Status and Error Codes.

Response Headers


Response Body

The entity description is returned. Some description properties might contain default values if they were missing from the PUT request.