Close Case Instance

Performs a transition from COMPLETED state to CLOSED state. In relation to the state transition it is possible to update or delete case instance variables (please note: deletion precedes update).

Method

POST /case-instance/{id}/close

Parameters

Path Parameters

Name Description
id The id of the case instance to close.

Request Body

A JSON object with the following properties:

Name Description
variables A JSON object containing variable key-value pairs. Each key is a variable name and each value a JSON variable value object.

Name Description
value The variable's value. For variables of type Object, the serialized value has to be submitted as a String value.

For variables of type File the value has to be submitted as Base64 encoded string.

type The value type of the variable.
valueInfo A JSON object containing additional, value-type-dependent properties.

For serialized variables of type Object, the following properties can be provided:

  • objectTypeName: A string representation of the object's type name.
  • serializationDataFormat: The serialization format used to store the variable.

For serialized variables of type File, the following properties can be provided:

  • filename: The name of the file. This is not the variable name but the name that will be used when downloading the file again.
  • mimetype: The mime type of the file that is being uploaded.
  • encoding: The encoding of the file that is being uploaded.
local Indicates whether the variable must be created and/or update locally or not. If set to true, the creation or update happens locally and will not be propagated upwards in the execution hierarchy.

deletions An array containing JSON objects. Each JSON object has a property name, which is the name of the variable to delete.

Result

This method returns no content.

Response Codes

Code Media type Description
204 Request successful.
400 application/json The state transition is not allowed to be performed, for example when the case instance is active. See the Introduction for the error response format.
403 application/json The case instance cannot be closed because of CMMN restrictions. See the Introduction for the error response format.
404 application/json The case instance with given id is not found. See the Introduction for the error response format.

Example

Request

POST /case-instance/aCaseInstanceId/close

Request Body:

{
  "variables":
    {
      "aVariable" : { "value" : "aStringValue", "type": "String" },
      "anotherVariable" : { "value" : true, "type": "Boolean" }
    },
  "deletions":
     [
        { "name" : "aVariableToDelete" },
        { "name" : "anotherVariableToDelete" }
      ]
}

Response

Status 204. No content.

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