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Issue while using "globaltreenodes" API for trash in Onshape storage

Actually I was trying to use the native onshape APIs for trash but for some reason I am getting the "forbidden" error.

I am using these 3 APIs.

https://cad.onshape.com/api/globaltreenodes/restore
This works fine.

But I am getting 403 (Forbidden) for these 2 requests, I am using the same type of auth and respective json body.
https://cad.onshape.com/api/globaltreenodes/emptyTrash
https://cad.onshape.com/api/globaltreenodes/delete

For eg, for /delete - 
My body is -
<div>{</div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"itemsToMove":&nbsp;[</div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;{</div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"resourceType":&nbsp;"folder",</div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"id":&nbsp;"087c742dd84d5eae353d6e2a"</div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;}</div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;]</div><div>}</div>

Can anyone please help here, what could be wrong ?



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    caden_armstrong2caden_armstrong2 Member, User Group Leader Posts: 127 ✭✭✭
    edited September 2023
    You can delete folders with the /magic/4 endpoint:

    POST https://cad.onshape.com/api/globaltreenodes/magic/4
    {
        "itemsToMove":[
            {"id":"b7c7aeee4c2b2bacf255d71f","resourceType":"folder"}
        ]
    }

    Just make sure that your OAuth application in the dev portal has permission to delete


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    aman_singh005aman_singh005 Member Posts: 11
    Thanks for the response.

    So, this "delete" is for the trash, right ? I mean it will delete the folder forever ?
    I guess it's a normal delete.

    Also, can you please let me know if there is a way to empty the trash using any APIs ?

    Or if you can provide me some documentation, that would be great help.
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    caden_armstrong2caden_armstrong2 Member, User Group Leader Posts: 127 ✭✭✭
    As far as I know, there's no way to empty the trash via the API.
    The /delete api for removing from trash seems to not be a publicly accessible API.

    These APIs don't exactly have documentation, and are likely not officially supported. 
    Onshape has more than a few APIs that are not publicly accessible.
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    aman_singh005aman_singh005 Member Posts: 11
    Okay, I am getting your point.

    So, is there any alternative or anything you might help here ?
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