GET /privilegeCategories

Use this method to return information about all privilege categories.

Note: This API requires Lenovo XClarity Administrator v2.4.0 or later.


Authentication with user name and password is required.

Request URL

GET https://{management_server_IP}/privilegeCategories

Query parameters


Request body


Response codes

Code Description Comments
200 OK The request completed successfully.
500 Internal Server Error An internal error occurred. A descriptive error message is returned in the response body.

Response body

Attributes Type Description
response Array of objects Information about each privilege category
  description String Category description
  id String Category ID
  privileges Array of objects Information about the privileges that are assigned to the category
    description String Privilege description
    id String Privilege ID
    name String Privilege name
result String Result of the request . This can be one of the following values.
  • success. The request completed successfully.
  • failed. The request failed. A descriptive error message was returned.
  • warning. The request completed with a warning. A descriptive error message was returned.
messages Array of objects Information about one or more messages
  explanation String Additional information to clarify the reason for the message
  id String Message identifier of a returned message
  recovery Array of objects Recovery information
    text String User actions that can be taken to recover from the event
    URL String Link to the help system for more information, if available
  text String Message text associated with the message identifier
The following example is returned if the request is successful.
   "response": [{
      "description": "Default",
      "id": 502,
      "privileges": [{
         "description": "Administrator All",
         "id": "224",
         "name": "lxc-admin-all"
         "description": "Hardware Admin All",
         "id": "164",
         "name": "lxc-hw-admin-all"
      "description": "Security",
      "id": 504,
      "privileges": [{
         "description": "Regenerate server certificate",
         "id": "128",
         "name": "lxc-sec-regenerate-server-certificate"
         "description": "Upload server certificate",
         "id": "127",
         "name": "lxc-sec-upload-server-certificate"
   "result": "success",
   "messages": [{
      "id": "FQXHMSE0001I",
      "text": "The request completed successfully.",
      "recovery": {
         "text": "Information only. No action is required.",
         "URL": ""
      "explanation": ""