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Grouper Web Services


Group delete will insert or update a group's uuid, extension, display name, or description (with restrictions)


  • If group does not exist, the call will not fail (special result code)
  • Lookup group to delete by group lookup (by name or uuid)
  • Returns group, can be detailed or not
  • Can actAs another user

Group delete Lite service

  • Accepts one group to delete
  • Documentation: SOAP (click on groupDeleteLite), REST (click on groupDeleteLite)
  • For REST, the request can put data in query string (in URL or request body)
  • REST request (colon is escaped to %3A): DELETE /grouper-ws/servicesRest/v1_3_000/groups/aStem%3AaGroup
    • 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)

Group delete service

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