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object service.adddependencies(object/array serviceDependencies)

This method allows to create dependencies between 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 dependencies to create.

Each service dependency has the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
serviceid string ID of the service that depends on a service, that is, the parent service.
dependsOnServiceid string ID of the service that a service depends on, that is, the child service.
soft string Type of dependency.

Refer to the service dependency object page for more information on dependency types.

Return values

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


Creating a hard dependency

Make service "2" a hard-dependent child of service "3".


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "service.adddependencies",
           "params": {
               "serviceid": "3",
               "dependsOnServiceid": "2",
               "soft": 0
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


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

See also


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