Get group

get
https://api.box.com/2.0
/groups/:group_id

Retrieves information about a group.

Request

application/json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
57645

The ID of the group.

Query Parameters

string arrayin queryoptional
id,type,name

A comma-separated list of attributes to include in the response. This can be used to request fields that are not normally returned in a standard response.

Be aware that specifying this parameter will have the effect that none of the standard fields are returned in the response unless explicitly specified, instead only fields for the mini representation are returned, additional to the fields requested.

Response

application/jsonGroup

Returns the group object

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Request Example

cURL
curl -X GET https://api.box.com/2.0/groups/57645 \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
.NET
BoxGroup group = await client.GroupsManager.GetGroupAsync("11111");
Java
String groupID = "92875";
BoxGroup.Info groupInfo = new BoxGroup(api, groupID).getInfo();
Python
group = client.group(group_id='11111').get()
print('Got group {0}'.format(group.name))
Node
client.groups.get('11111')
	.then(group => {
		/* group -> {
			type: 'group',
			id: '11111',
			name: 'Everyone',
			created_at: '2014-09-15T13:15:35-07:00',
			modified_at: '2014-09-15T13:15:35-07:00' }
		*/
	});

Response Example

{
  "id": 11446498,
  "type": "group",
  "name": "Support",
  "group_type": "managed_group",
  "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "provenance": "Active Directory",
  "external_sync_identifier": "AD:123456",
  "description": "Support Group - as imported from Active Directory",
  "invitability_level": "admins_only",
  "member_viewability_level": "admins_only"
}