presence

Applies to: Skype for Business 2015

Represents the user's availability and activity.

For more on web links, see Web links.

Name Description
rel The resource that this link points to. In JSON, this is the outer container.
href The location of this resource on the server, and the target of an HTTP operation.

Resource description

presence is updated when the user's availability or activity changes.The user can express her willingness to communicate by manually changing her presence.

Properties

Name Description
activity The user's current activity encoded in UTF-16 and in the locale specified during application creation.
availability The user's availability (Availability), such as Away or Busy.

This resource can have the following relationships.

Link Description
self The link to the current resource.

Azure Active Directory scopes for online applications

The user must have at least one of these scopes for operations on the resource to be allowed.

Scope Permission Description
User.ReadWrite Read/write Skype user information Allows the app to read and update presence, photo, location, note, call forwarding settings of the signed-in user

Events

Added

Resource Priority Sender Reason
presence Medium me Indicates that the application is no longer in lurker mode. The application will now receive the user's presence updates.

Sample of returned event data. This sample is given only as an illustration of event syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario. { "_links" : { "self" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=1" }, "next" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=2" } }, "sender" : [ { "rel" : "me", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me", "events" : [ { "link" : { "rel" : "presence", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence" }, "type" : "added" } ] } ] }

Updated

Resource Priority Sender Reason
presence Medium me Indicates the user's presence has changed.

Sample of returned event data. This sample is given only as an illustration of event syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario. { "_links" : { "self" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=1" }, "next" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=2" } }, "sender" : [ { "rel" : "me", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me", "events" : [ { "link" : { "rel" : "presence", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence" }, "type" : "updated" } ] } ] }

Deleted

Resource Priority Sender Reason
presence Medium me Indicates that the application will no longer receive the user's presence updates.

Sample of returned event data. This sample is given only as an illustration of event syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario. { "_links" : { "self" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=1" }, "next" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=2" } }, "sender" : [ { "rel" : "me", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me", "events" : [ { "link" : { "rel" : "presence", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence" }, "type" : "deleted" } ] } ] }

Operations

GET

Returns a representation of the user's availability and activity.

Request body

None

Response body

The response from a GET request contains the properties and links shown in the Properties and Links sections at the top of this page.

Synchronous errors

The errors below (if any) are specific to this resource. Generic errors that can apply to any resource are covered in Generic synchronous errors.

Error Code Subcode Description
Conflict 409 MakeMeAvailableRequired Returned when the user has not made herself available to communicate (makeMeAvailable) or is anonymous.
ServiceFailure 500 InvalidExchangeServerVersion Invalid exchange server version.The exchange mailbox of the server might have moved to an unsupported version for the required feature.
Conflict 409 AlreadyExists The already exists error.
Conflict 409 TooManyGroups The too many groups error.
Conflict 409 None Un-supported Service/Resource/API error.
Gone 410 CannotRedirect Cannot redirect since there is no back up pool configured.

Examples

JSON Request

Get https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Host: fe1.contoso.com
Accept: application/json

JSON Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 131
{
  "rel" : "presence",
  "activity" : "Off Work",
  "availability" : "Online",
  "_links" : {
    "self" : {
      "href" : "/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence"
    }
  }
}

XML Request

Get https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Host: fe1.contoso.com
Accept: application/xml

XML Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/xml
Content-Length: 311
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<resource rel="presence" href="/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/rtc/2012/03/ucwa">
  <property name="rel">presence</property>
  <property name="activity">Off Work</property>
  <property name="availability">DoNotDisturb</property>
</resource>

POST

Sets the user's presence. An empty body will reset the user's presence.

Request body

Name Description Required?
availability The user's availability (PreferredAvailability).Nullable (PreferredAvailability)Online, Busy, DoNotDisturb, BeRightBack, Away, or Offwork No

Response body

None

Synchronous errors

The errors below (if any) are specific to this resource. Generic errors that can apply to any resource are covered in Generic synchronous errors.

Error Code Subcode Description
Conflict 409 MakeMeAvailableRequired Returned when the user has not made herself available to communicate (makeMeAvailable) or is anonymous.
ServiceFailure 500 CallbackChannelError The remote event channel is not reachable
Conflict 409 AlreadyExists The already exists error.
Conflict 409 TooManyGroups The too many groups error.
Conflict 409 None Un-supported Service/Resource/API error.
Gone 410 CannotRedirect Cannot redirect since there is no back up pool configured.

Examples

JSON Request

Post https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Host: fe1.contoso.com
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 30
{
  &quot;availability&quot; : &quot;BeRightBack&quot;
}

JSON Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

XML Request

Post https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/me/presence HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Host: fe1.contoso.com
Content-Type: application/xml
Content-Length: 154
&lt;?xml version=&quot;1.0&quot; encoding=&quot;utf-8&quot;?&gt;
&lt;input xmlns=&quot;http://schemas.microsoft.com/rtc/2012/03/ucwa&quot;&gt;
  &lt;property name=&quot;availability&quot;&gt;Online&lt;/property&gt;
&lt;/input&gt;

XML Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content