Rename a Folder

PUT /api/v1.2/folders/rename

Use this API to rename a Notebook/Dashboard folder.

Required Role

The following users can make this API call:

  • Users who belong to the system-user or system-admin group.
  • Users who belong to a group associated with a role that allows submitting a command. See Managing Groups and Managing Roles for more information.



Parameters marked in bold below are mandatory. Others are optional and have default values.

Parameter Description
name It is the new name to the folder.
folder_id It is the ID of the folder that you want to rename.
location It is the current location of the folder.
type It denotes if the type is Notebooks or Dashboards. Its value must be notes for a Notebook folder and notebook_dashboards for a Dashboard folder.

Request API Syntax

curl -i -X PUT -H "X-AUTH-TOKEN: $AUTH_TOKEN" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" \
-d '{"name":"<New Folder Name>","folder_id":"<folder_id>","location":"<Folder Location>","type":"<notes/notebook_dashboards>"}' \


The above syntax uses as the endpoint. Qubole provides other endpoints to access QDS that are described in Supported Qubole Endpoints on Different Cloud Providers.

Sample API Requests

Here is a sample API call to rename the Spark1 Notebook folder.

curl -i -X PUT -H "X-AUTH-TOKEN: $AUTH_TOKEN" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" \
-d '{"name":"SparkManage","folder_id":"12","location":"Users/[email protected]/Spark1","type":"notes"}' \

Here is a sample API call to rename the Sparkuser Dashboard folder.

curl -i -X PUT -H "X-AUTH-TOKEN: $AUTH_TOKEN" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" \
-d '{"name":"SparkDashuser","folder_id":"14","location":"Users/[email protected]/Sparkuser","type":"notebook_dashboards"}' \