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Outdated release! Latest docs are Release 8.7: API Flows Create v3


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Create a new flow with specified name.

NOTE: You cannot add datasets to the flow through this endpoint. Moving pre-existing datasets into a flow is not supported in this release. Create the flow first and then when you create the datasets, associate them with the flow at the time of creation.


Required Permissions

The authenticated user must be an admin.

NOTE: Each request to the Trifacta® platform must include authentication credentials. See API Authentication.


Request Type: POST




Request Body:

name value is required.

  "name": "My Flow",
  "description": "This is my flow."


Response Status Code - Success: 201 - Created

Response Body Example:

  "id": 6,
  "name": "My Flow",
  "description": "This is my flow.",
  "createdBy": 1,
  "updatedBy": 1,
  "updatedAt": "2017-02-17T17:08:57.848Z",
  "createdAt": "2017-02-17T17:08:57.848Z"


For more information on the properties of a flow, see API Flows Get v3.


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