Check Out Process Definition

API Type


HTTP Method



This method is used to manage process model (process definition) versioning by setting the process model status to CheckedOut based on a given process model ID.

Good to Know

  • Only process models with the Released status can transition into the CheckedOut status.
  • To call this method, the API account user must have the access right, Checkin and Checkout a Process Model.

URL Format (OnPremises, PrivateCloud)


URL Format (OnDemand)


Request Parameters

Name Description


The unique identifier for the process definition to be checked out for modification.
Accepted Values:
A valid process template ID

JavaScript Code Example

$("#btnCheckoutProcDef").click(function () {
    url: "https://mydomain:9011/AgilePointServer/Workflow/

Java Code Example

public String CheckoutProcDef() {

  String URI = "https://mydomain:9011/AgilePointServer/Workflow/

  HTTPOperations ops = new HTTPOperations(domain, userName, 
                       password, appID, locale);

  JSONObject postData = new JSONObject();

  return ops.POSTMethod(URI, postData.toString());

C# Code Example

public string CheckoutProcDef()
    string URI = "https://mydomain:9011/AgilePointServer/Workflow/

    HTTPOperations ops = new HTTPOperations(domain, this.userName, 
                         password, appID, locale);

    return ops.POSTMethod(URI);


cURL Code Example

Note: The authorization code is an example. You must generate your own authorization code in base64 encoded format with the syntax Domain\Username:Password.
curl --header "Content-Type: application/json" 
                         --header "Authorization:Basic QVAtNDI0XEFkbWluOnBhc3M=" 
                         --request POST --data 


The process definition, in XML format, that has been checked out.

JSON Response Body Example

"<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"utf-8\" standalone=\"no\"?>
  \u000d\u000a<?wfmc-xpdl xmlns=\"http:\/\/\/2002\/XPDL1.0\" 
  \u000d\u000a<!--Process Definition, Copyright 2003-2004 
  Ascentn Corporation, All Rights Reserved.-->\u000d\u000a

Supported Versions

AgilePoint v5.0 R2 and higher

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