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Email Address Lookup By Customer Id

Summary

This API provides the ability look up a Customer’s Email Addresses by the Customer Id.   This service returns all active email address information stored for the given customer.

General Technical Requirements

The following technical requirements apply to all requests for this API.

Base Resource URI

Production: https://ows.omeda.com/webservices/rest/brand/{brandAbbreviation}/customer/{customerId}/email/*

Testing:    https://ows.omedastaging.com/webservices/rest/brand/{brandAbbreviation}/customer/{customerId}/email/*
brandAbbreviation
is the abbreviation for the brand
customerId
is the internal customer id (encrypted customer id may also be used)

HTTP Headers

The HTTP header must contain the following element:

x-omeda-appid
a unique id provided to you by Omeda to access your data. The request will fail without a valid id.

Content Type

The content type is application/json.

JSON
application/json

JSON is the preferred data exchange format, because it is lightweight and, in most cases, faster to process and utilizes less bandwidth. There are many available open-source JSON libraries available. See json.org for details.

Supported HTTP Methods

There is one HTTP method supported:

  1. GET : See W3C’s GET specs for details.

Lookup Email Addresses By Customer Id

Retrieves a record containing all available active email information about a customer.

Field Definition

The following tables describe the hierarchical data elements.

In addition to the below elements, a SubmissionId element will also be returned with all responses. This is a unique identifier for the web services response. It can be used to cross-reference the response in Omeda’s database.

Emails Elements

Element NameDescription
CustomerElement containing an http reference to the owning customer resource.
Emailseach Email element contains all email information.

Email Elements

Element NameAlways Returned…Data TypeDescription
IdYesLongunique email identifier
EmailContactTypeNoIntegerinteger that defines the type of email (see Standard API Constants and Codes).
EmailAddressYesStringactual email address
ChangedDateYesDateTimeDate & time record last changed. yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss format. Example: 2010-03-08 21:23:34.
StatusCodeNoByteStatus of email address: 1 is the primary email address, 2 is an active email address.

Response

HTTP Response Codes

StatusDescription
200 OKThe request has succeeded. See Example Response below.
403 ForbiddenTypically, this error occurs when the credentials are erroneous. Potentially, an incorrect x-omeda-appid.
404 Not FoundTypically, this error occurs with a malformed URL or the resource that is searched for is not found.
500 Internal Server ErrorIn the rare case that there is a server-side problem, this response will be returned. This generally indicates a problem of a more serious nature, and submitting additional requests may not be advisable. Please contact your Omeda Account Representative if the issue continues.

Success

{
   "Customer":"https://ows.omedastaging.com/webservices/rest/brand/FOO/customer/12345/*",
   "Emails":[
      {
        "Id":472517,
        "EmailContactType":300,
        "EmailAddress":"jsmith@omeda.com",
        "StatusCode": 1,
        "ChangedDate": "2015-03-08 21:23:34"
      },
      {
        "Id":472518,
        "EmailContactType":310,
        "EmailAddress":"jsmith@domain.com",
        "StatusCode": 1,
        "ChangedDate": "2015-03-08 21:23:34"
      }
   ]
   "SubmissionId" : "24B9BF6F-0677-462B-942A-D87EEBD10F77"
}

Failure

{
   "SubmissionId":"ec0c2ba6-13f4-4934-8efa-74c2ccb33f1d",
   "Errors":[
      {
         "Error":"No email address found for customer 12345."
      }
   ]
}
Possible Error Messages

In the event of an error, an error response will be returned. Here are some of the possible responses you might receive.

No email address found for customer {customerId).
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