object service.update(object/array services)

This method allows to update existing services.

This method is only available to Admin and Super admin user types. Permissions to call the method can be revoked in user role settings. See User roles for more information.


(object/array) service properties to be updated.

The serviceid property must be defined for each service, all other properties are optional. Only the passed properties will be updated, all others will remain unchanged.

Additionally to the standard service properties, the method accepts the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
dependencies array Service dependencies to replace the current service dependencies.

Each service dependency has the following parameters:
- dependsOnServiceid - (string) ID of an service the service depends on, that is, the child service.
- soft - (integer) type of service dependency; refer to the service dependency object page for more information on dependency types.
parentid string ID of a hard-linked parent service.
times array Service times to replace the current service times.

Return values

(object) Returns an object containing the IDs of the updated services under the serviceids property.


Setting the parent of an service

Make service "3" the hard-linked parent of service "5".


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "service.update",
           "params": {
               "serviceid": "5",
               "parentid": "3"
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": {
               "serviceids": [
           "id": 1

See also


CService::update() in ui/include/classes/api/services/CService.php.