Get group

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

Retrieves information about a group. Only members of this group or users with admin-level permissions will be able to use this API.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
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 (Standard)

Returns the group object

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -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' }
		*/
	});
iOS
client.groups.get(groupId: "12345") {
(result: Result<Group, BoxSDKError>) in
    guard case let .success(group) = result else {
        print("Error getting group information")
        return
    }

    print("Group with name \(group.name) was retrieved.")
}

Response Example

{
  "id": 11446498,
  "type": "group",
  "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "group_type": "managed_group",
  "modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "name": "Support"
}