Reassign Work Item

API Type


HTTP Method



Reassigns a human task (manual work item) to another participant, and updates the user name field for the task.

Good to Know

URL Format (OnPremises, PrivateCloud)


URL Format (OnDemand)


Request Parameters

Name Description
None Not Applicable

Request Body Properties

Name Description


Specifies the client data, which identifies a client for AgilePoint Server.
Accepted Values:
A string that contains the client data.

If this value is null, the system will keep existing client data. Otherwise the relevant data is overwritten.


The user name for the user.
Accepted Values:
A valid user name for a registered AgilePoint user.


An ID that represents a work item (task).
Accepted Values:
A valid, unique 32-byte work item (task) ID.

JavaScript Code Example

var JSONObject = {
  "WorkItemID": "9FA1E98B85264545A62384A57D24FFF4",
  "UserName": "mydomain\\Lilly.Allen",
  "ClientData": ""
  url: "https://mydomain:9011/AgilePointServer/Workflow/ReassignWorkItem",
  data: JSON.stringify(JSONObject)

Java Code Example

public String ReassignWorkItem() {

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

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

  JSONObject postData = new JSONObject();
    postData.put("WorkItemID", "9FA1E98B85264545A62384A57D24FFF4");
    postData.put("UserName", "mydomain\\Lilly.Allen");
    postData.put("ClientData", "");
    return ops.POSTMethod(URI, postData.toString());
  return "";

C# Code Example

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

    string jsonRequestData = "{
      \"WorkItemID\":\"" + "27BDCAFF90954753B0F8FA8F864EA79C" + "\",
      \"UserName\":\"" + "mydomain\\Lilly.Allen" + "\",
      \"ClientData\":\"" + null + "\"}";

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

    return ops.POSTMethod(URI, jsonRequestData);

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 {\"WorkItemID\":\"827028D244B4F4D9117757491D0C4F62\",


WFEvent object that provides the status of the transaction. The possible statuses are:

  • Sent - Indicates event has been sent to engine for processing.
  • Failed - Indicates event failed to process.
  • Processed - Indicates event has been processed successfully.
  • Canceled - Indicates event was canceled.
  • Deferred - Indicates event does not need to be sent immediately.

JSON Response Body Example

  "ActivityInstID": "A27AD9FE81164DBDB09E9E7CEDCD0930",
  "AutoStart": true,
  "CustomAttributes": null,
  "Diagnostic": true,
  "EndDate": "\/Date(928149600000+0000)\/",
  "Entries": 1,
  "Error": null,
  "EventID": "32535618F3EE4CA1A54A738D9EBB87A6",
  "EventName": "ReassignWorkItem",
  "HighPriority": true,
  "ParamsXml": "<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"utf-8\"?>
                  <param name=\"ClientData\" value=\"\"\/>
                  <param name=\"owner\" value=\"\"\/>
                  <param name=\"ActivityInstID\" 
                            value=\"A27AD9FE81164DBDB09E9E7CEDCD0930\" \/>
                  <param name=\"UserID\" value=\"mydomain\\Lilly.Allen\" \/>
                  <param name=\"HighPriority\" value=\"True\" \/>
                  <param name=\"ProcInstID\" 
                            value=\"B7F0ACFA610349B4BF10A4DAB8E93458\" \/>
                  <param name=\"WorkItemID\" 
                            value=\"9FA1E98B85264545A62384A57D24FFF4\" \/>
  "ParentProcInstID": "",
  "ProcDefID": "",
  "ProcInstID": "B7F0ACFA610349B4BF10A4DAB8E93458",
  "ProcInstName": "",
  "Sender": "mydomain\\Brian.Lucas",
  "SentDate": "\/Date(1394152020511+0000)\/",
  "SourceWorkItemID": "",
  "Status": "Sent",	
  "UserID": "mydomain\\Lilly.Allen",
  "WorkItemID": "9FA1E98B85264545A62384A57D24FFF4",
  "WorkObjectID": "",
  "WorkObjectInfo": ""

Supported Versions

AgilePoint v5.0 R2 and higher

Code Examples in the AgilePoint NX Documentation

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