Activates a given module.

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “UpdateModuleConfiguration” Required
moduleType string The module type to be activated Required
moduleName string The module name to be activated Required
parameters array An array of configuration parameters to set for the given module. Use GetModuleConfigurationParameters to obtain a list of fields for a given module. Optional

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://www.example.com/includes/api.php');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
            'action' => 'UpdateModuleConfiguration',
            // See https://developers.whmcs.com/api/authentication
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'moduleType' => 'gateway',
            'moduleName' => 'paypal',
            'parameters' => array('email' => '[email protected]', 'forcesubscriptions' => true),
            'responsetype' => 'json',
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
$response = curl_exec($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

$command = 'UpdateModuleConfiguration';
$postData = array(
    'moduleType' => 'gateway',
    'moduleName' => 'paypal',
    'parameters' => array('email' => '[email protected]', 'forcesubscriptions' => true),
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

$results = localAPI($command, $postData, $adminUsername);

Example Response JSON

    "result": "success"

Error Responses

Possible error condition responses include:

  • Invalid module type provided. Supported module types include: xxx
  • Invalid module name provided.
  • Module activation not supported by module type.
  • Module Configuration Update Failed: xxx
  • An unexpected error occurred: xxx

Version History

Version Changelog
7.0.0-beta.1 Initial Version