The call creates a new build of an existing application in the portfolio.

Before using this API, Veracode strongly recommends that you read API Usage and Access Guidelines.

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The call also creates a build. Therefore, it is not necessary to use this call as part of the Upload API workflow.
Name Type Description


Integer An application ID.
version String Specify a unique identifier for the build.
lifecycle_stage String (case‑sensitive) Validates against the names of the Lifecycle enums:
  • In Development. This category includes pre-Alpha.
  • Internal or Alpha Testing
  • External or Beta Testing
  • Deployed. This category includes in production and actively developed.
  • Maintenance. This category includes only bug fixes.
  • Cannot Disclose
Only used if lifecycle_stage_id is not provided. Defaults to Not Specified.
launch_date String Validates against the mm/dd/yyyy date format.
sandbox_id Integer Enter the ID of the sandbox where you want to create the build.
platform String Deprecated. This parameter is not supported but maintained for backwards compatibility. Validates against the Platform enums. Only used if platform_id is not provided.

HTTPie Example

Examples use the HTTPie command-line tool. See Using HTTPie with the Python Authentication Library.

http --auth-type=veracode_hmac "" "app_id==<app id>" "version==<version name>"

HTTPie Results

The call returns the buildinfo XML document, which references the buildinfo.xsd schema file. You can use the XSD schema file to validate the XML data. See the buildinfo.xsd schema documentation.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<buildinfo xmlns:xsi="http&#x3a;&#x2f;&#x2f;;2001&#x2f;XMLSchema-instance" 
      https&#x3a;&#x2f;&#x2f;;resource&#x2f;4.0&#x2f;buildinfo.xsd" buildinfo_version="1.4" 
      account_id="<account id>" app_id="<app id>" sandbox_id="<sandbox id>" build_id="<build id>"><build version="<build name>" 
      build_id="<build id>" submitter="<VeracodeUsername>" platform="Not Specified" lifecycle_stage="Not Specified" 
      results_ready="false" policy_name="Veracode Transitional Very High" policy_version="1" policy_compliance_status="Not Assessed" 
      rules_status="Not Assessed" grace_period_expired="false" scan_overdue="false" legacy_scan_engine="false">
      <analysis_unit analysis_type="Static" status="Incomplete"/>