Updates server status and queues updates on all descendant Topology nodes or child caches if server type is EDGE or MID. Also, captures offline reason if status is set to ADMIN_DOWN or OFFLINE and prepends offline reason with the user that initiated the status change.

Auth. Required:


Roles Required:

“admin” or “operations”

Response Type:


Request Structure

Table 235 Request Path Parameters




The integral, unique identifier of the server whose status is being changed


A string containing the reason for the status change


The name or integral, unique identifier of the server’s new status

#531 Request Example
PUT /api/3.0/servers/13/status HTTP/1.1
Host: trafficops.infra.ciab.test
User-Agent: curl/7.47.0
Accept: */*
Cookie: mojolicious=...
Content-Length: 56
Content-Type: application/json

    "status": "ADMIN_DOWN",
    "offlineReason": "Bad drives"

Response Structure

#532 Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Access-Control-Allow-Credentials: true
Access-Control-Allow-Headers: Origin, X-Requested-With, Content-Type, Accept
Access-Control-Allow-Methods: POST,GET,OPTIONS,PUT,DELETE
Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *
Cache-Control: no-cache, no-store, max-age=0, must-revalidate
Content-Type: application/json
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:08:44 GMT
X-Server-Name: traffic_ops_golang/
Set-Cookie: mojolicious=...; Path=/; Expires=Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:40:54 GMT; Max-Age=3600; HttpOnly
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Whole-Content-Sha512: LS1jCo5eMVKxmeYDol0I2LgLYazocSggR5hynNoLcPmMov9u2s3ulksPdQtG1N3aS+VM9tdMsCrahFPraLJVwg==
Content-Length: 158

{ "alerts": [
        "level": "success",
        "text": "Updated status [ ADMIN_DOWN ] for quest.infra.ciab.test [ admin: Bad drives ] and queued updates on all child caches"