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    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"
    }