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Update Affinity Group

Updated: February 3, 2015

The Update Affinity Group operation updates the label or the description for an affinity group in the specified subscription.

The Update Affinity Group request may be specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the subscription ID, and <affinity-group-name> with the name of your affinity group.


Method Request URI


You must make sure that the request that is made to the management service is secure. For additional details, see Authenticating Service Management Requests.

The following table describes the request headers.


Request Header Description


Required. Set this header to application/xml.


Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This header should be set to 2011-02-25 or higher. For more information about versioning headers, see Service Management Versioning.

The format of the request body is as follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<UpdateAffinityGroup xmlns="">

The following table describes the elements of the request body.


Element Name



Optional. Specifies a name for the affinity specified as a base-64 encoded string. The label can be up to 100 characters in length.


Optional. Specifies a description for the affinity group. The description can be up to 1024 characters in length.

The response includes an HTTP status code, a set of response headers, and a response body.

A successful operation returns status code 200 (OK). For information about status codes, see Service Management Status and Error Codes.

The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers. All standard headers conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification.


Response Header Description


A value that uniquely identifies a request made against the management service.

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