22.0 Edit an Asset

22.1 Request Data

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Modify an existing asset object. New values for any asset attributes may be assigned to the asset.

Note:This operation is only supported in version 2.X.

Required Information
Name Description
action adminassets
operation edit
format xml
target The asset to modify.
If specified a reqtype (request type) must be specified as well.
reqtype Flag to identify the key being used to identify the asset. Acceptable values:

  • tag Key is a Zonar RFID tag number. In version 2.X a type must also be specified.
  • exsid Key is the external system id.
  • vin Key is the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
  • dbid Key is the internal database id number. This is the most reliable key to use.
  • fleet Key is the asset fleet number. In version 2.X a type must also be specified.
type When using reqtype of tag or fleet this must also be specified in version 2. See asset types for more details.
fleet Cust assigned ident Any text, 20 char max. Must be unique.
newtype Asset type label. The type the asset will have when the edit is completed. Assets must have a type assigned to them.
location Location name this asset is assigned to. Must be a valid location name.
Optional Information
If any optional information is omitted, the asset will be assigned an empty or default value.
name License tag number. Any text, 20 character max.
vin VIN number Any text, 40 char max Must be unique.
exsid Unique identifier used by the external maint system. Any text, 40 Char max. Must be unique.
inservice The asset inservice date. Unix epoch timestamp. (UTC)
tagid Zonar RFID tag number. Integer, the tagid type combination must be unique if supplied.
mfg Asset manufacturer.
mileoffset Offset to be applied to mileage readings obtained from RFID equipped hubometers in inspections for this asset.
engine_hour_offset The asset engine_hour_offest is derived by taking the difference between the asset’s chronometer and the GPS unit’s chronometer. Most often, the GPS unit’s chronometer will be 0, but this needs to be verified. The gps zones reported in the engine hour are restricted to the last know location of the asset before or at power-off.
status This gives the option to set an asset to active 1 or inactive 2. If no type is set then the default is active.
radioaddress Address used by wireless data link for hand held download stations.
subtype Label of the subtype for the new asset.
homeloi home LOI1 for this asset.
odometer_offset Requires start date parameter.
start The date odometer_offset is applied to.


1 LOI means Location of Interest; called “Zone” in the GPS tools and reports found within the Ground Traffic Control web application.

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