createbuild.do

APIs

The createbuild.do 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.

Resource URL

https://analysiscenter.veracode.com/api/5.0/createbuild.do

Parameters

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

Required

Integer 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.
launch_date String Validates against the mm/dd/yyyy date format.
sandbox_id Integer Target sandbox ID.
platform

Deprecated

String 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 "https://analysiscenter.veracode.com/api/5.0/createbuild.do" "app_id==<app id>" "version==<version name>"

HTTPie Results

The createbuild.do 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;www.w3.org&#x2f;2001&#x2f;XMLSchema-instance" 
      xmlns="https&#x3a;&#x2f;&#x2f;analysiscenter.veracode.com&#x2f;schema&#x2f;4.0&#x2f;buildinfo" 
      xsi:schemaLocation="https&#x3a;&#x2f;&#x2f;analysiscenter.veracode.com&#x2f;schema&#x2f;4.0&#x2f;buildinfo 
      https&#x3a;&#x2f;&#x2f;analysiscenter.veracode.com&#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"/>
   </build>
</buildinfo>