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Thread: Changes to SOAP in 4.5?

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    Default Changes to SOAP in 4.5?

    The following SOAP request works in 4.0:

    <SOAP-ENV:Envelope xmlns:SOAP-ENV="" xmlns:ns1="urn:zimbraAdmin" xmlns:ns2="urn:zimbra" xmlns:xsd="" xmlns:SOAP-ENC="" SOAP-ENV:encodingStyle="">
    <authToken>(valid token)</authToken>
    <account by="name"></account>
    In 4.5 it returns:

    "permission denied: need admin token"

    Has something significant changed in the SOAP interface in 4.5 that is causing this?

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    Default admin:AuthRequest

    I believe that some of the permissions issues were tightened up. In this case, you must do an <admin:AuthRequest> to get a valid admin auth token to execute the <GetAccountInfo> command. A regular <acct:AuthRequest> gives you a non-admin token for the authenticated account, and that non-admin token does not carry with it any rights beyond access to the auth'ed account's mailbox.
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    Thats got it, thanks.

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