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REST API - GET User Group Properties

This operation returns the properties associated with a user group.

Request

Syntax

Send the request using either the ID or the name:

  • ID

    GET <webservice>/UserGroup/{userGroupId} HTTP/1.1
    Host: <host name>
    Accept: application/xml
    Authtoken: <authentication token>

  • Name

    GET <webservice>/UserGroup/byName(userGroupName='{userGroupName}') HTTP/1.1
    Host: <host name>
    Accept: application/xml
    Authtoken: <authentication token>

where <webservice> is the root path used to route the API requests to the Web Server.

For more information, see Available Web Services for REST API.

Request Parameters

Name

Description

Required

userGroupId

The user group ID for the user group. If the user group ID is not known, use the GET User Group API to retrieve it.

Yes-for the request by ID

userGroupName

The user group name of the user group. If the user group name is not known, use the GET User Group API to retrieve it.

Yes-for the request by name

Request Headers

Name

Description

Host

The host name of the Web Server or Web Console used in the API request.

Accept

The format of the response. Valid values are: application/xml or application/json.

Authtoken

The authentication token received after successfully logging on. For details on receiving an authentication token, see Authentication.

Response

Response Parameters

Parameter

Description

Element

Parent Element

allAssociations

The option to include all CommCell entities (for example, clients, libraries, storage policies) in the security association.

Valid values are True/False.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

allCapabilities

The option to include all permissions in the security association.

Valid values are True/False.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

description

A general description of the user group.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

associationsOperationType

The operation performed on the security association.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

capabilitiesOperationType

The operation performed on permissions in the security association.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

externalUserGroupsOperationType

The operation performed on the external users in the group.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

usersOperationType

The operation performed on the users in the group.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

enabled

The option to enable or disable the user group.

Valid values are True/False.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

enforceFSQuota

Limit the file system backups for clients owned by users in the user group to the quota set in the quotaLimitInGB parameter.

Valid values are True/False.

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

quotaLimitInGB

The maximum gigabytes users in the user group can backup. This parameter is valid when the enforceFSQuota parameter is set to "true."

userGroups

App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse

isCreatorAssociation

Valid values are True/False.

properties

groupSecurity/associations

_type_

The type of CommCell object.

Valid value is ROLE_ENTITY.

role

groupSecurity/associations/properties

roleId

The system-generated ID assigned to the role included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

role

groupSecurity/associations/properties

roleName

The name of the role included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

role

groupSecurity/associations/properties

_type_

The type of CommCell object.

Valid values are USERGROUP_ENTITY or USER_ENTITY.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/associations

userGroupId

The system-generated ID assigned to the user group included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/associations

userGroupName

The name of the user group included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/associations

userId

The system-generated ID assigned to the user included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/associations

userName

The name of the user included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/associations

isCreatorAssociation

Valid values are True/False.

properties

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association

_type_

The type of CommCell object.

Valid value is ROLE_ENTITY.

role

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association/properties

roleId

The system-generated ID assigned to the role included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

The security associations under the <inheritedAssociations> element are inherited from the entity in the <parentEntity> element.

role

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association/properties

roleName

The name of the role included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

The security associations under the <inheritedAssociations> element are inherited from the entity in the <parentEntity> element.

role

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association/properties

_type_

The type of CommCell object.

Valid values are USERGROUP_ENTITY or USER_ENTITY.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association

userGroupId

The system-generated ID assigned to the user group included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

The security associations under the <inheritedAssociations> element are inherited from the entity in the <parentEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association

userGroupName

The name of the user group included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

The security associations under the <inheritedAssociations> element are inherited from the entity in the <parentEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association

userId

The system-generated ID assigned to the user included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

The security associations under the <inheritedAssociations> element are inherited from the entity in the <parentEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association

userName

The name of the user included in the security association.

The users under the <groupSecurity> element can manage the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element.

The security associations under the <inheritedAssociations> element are inherited from the entity in the <parentEntity> element.

userOrGroup

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations/association

_type_

The type of CommCell object.

Valid value is COMMCELL_ENTITY.

parentEntity

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations

commCellId

The security association under the <inheritedAssociations> element is inherited from this entity.

parentEntity

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations

commCellName

The security association under the <inheritedAssociations> element is inherited from this entity.

parentEntity

groupSecurity/inheritedAssociations

_type_

The entity included in the security association.

The users in the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element can manage the entities under the <securityAssociations> element.

The following are valid type values:

  • COMMCELL_ENTITY
  • CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY
  • CLIENT_ENTITY
  • CONTAINER_ENTITY
  • LIBRARY_ENTITY
  • LOCATION_ENTITY
  • MEDIAAGENT_ENTITY
  • PROVIDER_ENTITY
  • SCHEDULE_POLICY_ENTITY
  • SHELF_ENTITY
  • STORAGE_POLICY_ENTITY
  • TRACKING_POLICY_ENTITY

 

entity

securityAssociations/associations/entities

includeAll

If all of the entities identified in the _type_ parameter are selected for the security association, this parameter is set to "true." For example, the security association includes all of the clients in the CommCell group.

Valid values are True/False.

flags

entity

entity_ID

The system-generated ID assigned to the entity included in the security association.

entity

securityAssociations/associations/entities

entity_name

The name of the entity included in the security association.

entity

securityAssociations/associations/entities

isCreatorAssociation

Valid values are True/False.

properties

securityAssociations/associations

_type_

Valid value is ROLE_ENTITY.

role

securityAssociations/associations/properties

roleId

The system-generated ID assigned to the role included in the security association.

The users in the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element can manage the entities under the <securityAssociations> element.

role

securityAssociations/associations/properties

roleName

The name of the role included in the security association.

The users in the user group in the <userGroupEntity> element can manage the entities under the <securityAssociations> element.

role

securityAssociations/associations/properties

userGroupId

The system-generated ID assigned to the user group.

userGroupEntity

userGroups

userGroupName

The name of the user group.

userGroupEntity

userGroups

userId

The system-generated ID assigned to the user associated with the user group.

users

userGroups

userName

The name of the user associated with the user group.

users

userGroups

Examples

Sample Request

This request uses the ID.

GET <webservice>/UserGroup/6 HTTP/1.1
Host: client.mydomain.com
Accept: application/xml
Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6
0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f
8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f
40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7
68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323
3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

This request uses the name.

GET <webservice>/UserGroup/byName(userGroupName='Test20Feb') HTTP/1.1
Host: client.mydomain.com
Accept: application/xml
Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6
0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f
8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f
40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7
68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323
3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

Sample Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>
<App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse>
  <userGroups allAssociations="false" allCapabilities="false" associationsOperationType="ADD" capabilitiesOperationType="ADD" enabled="true" enforceFSQuota="false" externalUserGroupsOperationType="ADD" quotaLimitInGB="100" usersOperationType="ADD">
    <groupSecurity>
      <associations>
        <properties isCreatorAssociation="false">
          <role _type_="ROLE_ENTITY" roleId="8" roleName="role008"/>
        </properties>
        <userOrGroup _type_="USERGROUP_ENTITY" clientSidePackage="true" consumeLicense="true" type="GALAXY" userGroupId="5" userGroupName="Test20Feb"/>
      </associations>
      <inheritedAssociations>
        <association>
          <properties isCreatorAssociation="true">
            <role _type_="ROLE_ENTITY" roleId="1" roleName="Master"/>
          </properties>
          <userOrGroup _type_="USERGROUP_ENTITY" clientSidePackage="true" consumeLicense="true" groupId="0" type="GALAXY" userGroupId="1" userGroupName="master" userId="0"/>
        </association>
        <parentEntity _type_="COMMCELL_ENTITY" commCellId="2" commCellName="WINTER"/>
      </inheritedAssociations>
      <ownerAssociations/>
    </groupSecurity>
    <securityAssociations>
      <associations>
        <entities>
          <entity _type_="COMMCELL_ENTITY" clientSidePackage="true" commCellId="2" commCellName="WINTER" consumeLicense="true" type="GALAXY"/>
        </entities>
        <properties isCreatorAssociation="false">
          <role _type_="ROLE_ENTITY" roleId="19" roleName="Client Admins"/>
        </properties>
      </associations>
      <associations>
        <entities>
          <entity _type_="CLIENT_ENTITY" clientId="0" clientSidePackage="true" consumeLicense="true" type="GALAXY">
            <flags includeAll="true"/>
          </entity>
        </entities>
        <properties isCreatorAssociation="false">
          <role _type_="ROLE_ENTITY" roleId="29" roleName="Security Assoc"/>
        </properties>
      </associations>
      <inheritedAssociations/>
    </securityAssociations>
    <userGroupEntity userGroupId="6" userGroupName="test_group"/>
    <users _type_="USER_ENTITY" userId="5" userName="company-nj\ssmith"/>
    <users _type_="USER_ENTITY" userId="1008" userName="company-nj\ldoe"/>
  </userGroups>
</App_GetUserGroupPropertiesResponse>

Last modified: 5/15/2018 8:14:56 PM