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Grouper Web Services


Find attribute definitions based on name or ID or other criteria. This is new as of Grouper v2.3.0


  • Find attribute definitions based on list of names, ids, or indexes)
  • Search by wildcard string (search filter)
  • Search by parent folder (only in that folder or also subfolders)
  • Lookup the attribute definition be name, id, or index
  • Non-lite service can search for multiple attributeDefs at once by name/id/index
  • Returns attribute definition(s)
  • Can page and sort the results
  • Can actAs another user

findAttributeDef Lite service

  • Accepts individual arguments, can only lookup one attributeDef by name/id/index or can search for multiple...
  • Documentation: SOAP (click on findAttributeDefsLite), REST
  • For REST, the request can put data in query string (in URL or request body)
  • REST request (colon is escaped to %3A): GET /grouper-ws/servicesRest/v2_3_000/attributeDefs
    • Note: if passing data in request body e.g. actAs, use a POST
  • (see documentation above for details): Request object, response object
  • Response codes
  • Samples (all files with "Lite" in them, click on "download" to see file)

findAttributeDef service

  • Accepts multiple arguments, can lookup multiple attributeDefs by name/id/index or can search for multiple
  • Documentation: SOAP (click on findAtributeDefs), REST
  • REST request (colon is escaped to %3A): GET /grouper-ws/servicesRest/v2_3_000/attributeDefs
  • (see documentation above for details): Request objectresponse object
  • Response codes
  • Samples (all files with "Lite" in them, click on "download" to see file)
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