Fields

System Message objects have the following fields and links:

Fields

field name description
message the body of the system message
updated_at time when system message was updated

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Desk.com uses the system message resource to announce upcoming maintenance or any other news that may affect its users. This is a read-only endpoint that exposes the current system message if one exists.

GET https://yoursite.desk.com/api/v2/system_message

Applicable Roles

Agent, Reporting Agent, Workflow Manager, Knowledgebase Manager, Content Manager, Business Manager, Administrative Manager, Administrator, Knowledgebase Adminstrator, and Billing Administrator

Example Curl Request

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$ curl https://yoursite.desk.com/api/v2/system_message \
    -u email:password \
    -X GET \
    -H 'Accept: application/json' \
    -H 'Content-Type: application/json'

Example Response

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{
  "message": "We're not doing maintenance today, but if we were then we would tell you about it here.",
  "updated_at": "2016-09-22T16:06:17Z"
}