Create a new participant under this account

Participants are idempotent, so relevant parameters must be set in this function if desired

Request URL


Basic Authentication

Bandwidth WebRTC API leverages Basic Authentication with your Dashboard API Credentials. Read more about how Bandwidth secures endpoints in the Security & Credentials document.

Request Body Parameters

Parameter Description
callbackUrl Full callback url to use for notifications about this participant
publishPermissions Defines the types of media this participant can publish. Accepted values: AUDIO,VIDEO
tag User defined tag to associate with the participant

Response Attributes

Property Description
participant A participant object
token Auth token for the returned participant

Example: Create a new participant under this account

curl -X POST 
  --url '{accountId}/participants' 
  -u '{username}:{password}' 
  -H 'Content-type: application/json' 
     --data-raw '
  "callbackUrl": "",
  "publishPermissions": [
  "tag": "participant1"


  "participant"         : {
      "id"                  : "320e2af6-13ec-498d-8b51-daba52c37853",
      "callbackUrl"         : "",
      "publishPermissions"  : [
      "sessions"            : [
      "subscriptions"       : {
          "sessionId"           : "d8886aad-b956-4e1b-b2f4-d7c9f8162772",
          "participants"        : [
                  "participantId"       : "568749d5-04d5-483d-adf5-deac7dd3d521"
                  "participantId"       : "0275e47f-dd21-4cf0-a1e1-dfdc719e73a7"
      "tag"                 : "participant1"
  "token"               : "eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJzdWIiOiIxMjM0NTY3ODkwIiwiaWF0IjoxNTE2MjM5MDIyfQ.L8i6g3PfcHlioHCCPURC9pmXT7gdJpx3kOoyAfNUwCc"

Potential Error Responses

HTTP/1.1 400 (Bad Request)
Content-Type: application/json
HTTP/1.1 401 (Unauthorized)
Content-Type: application/json
HTTP/1.1 403 (Access Denied)
Content-Type: application/json
HTTP/1.1 50x (Unexpected Error)
Content-Type: application/json

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