GET /roleGroups/{name}

Use this method to return information about a specific role group.


Authentication with user name and password is required.

Request URL

GET https://{management_server_IP}/roleGroups/{name}

where <name} is the name of the role group. To obtain role group name, use GET /roleGroups.

Query parameters


Response codes

Code Description Comments
200 OK The request completed successfully.
400 Bad Request A query parameter or request attribute is missing or not valid, or the operation is not supported. A descriptive error message is returned in the response body.
500 Internal Server Error An internal error occurred. A descriptive error message is returned in the response body.

Response body

Attributes Type Description
response Object Each array element represents a role group
  description String Description for the role group
  id String System-assigned identifier for the role group
  name String Name of the role group
  reserved Boolean Indicates if the role group is reserved and cannot be modified. This can be one of the following values.
  • true. The role group is reserved.
  • false. The role group is not reserved.
  roles Array of strings List of the roles that are included in the role group. To obtain a list of all predefined and custom role names, use the GET /roles method.

For information about the predefined and reserved roles, see Creating a custom role.

  users Array List of all user IDs that are members of the role group
result String Result of the request. This can be one of the following values.
  • success. The request completed successfully.
  • failure. The request failed. A descriptive error message was returned.
messages Array 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 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": "Operator group",
      "id": "896726ab-6b96-4d50-8678-e97a9059a784",
      "name": "LXC-OPERATOR",
      "reserved": false,
      "roles": ["lxc-operator"],
      "users": []
   "result": "success",
   "messages": [{
      "explanation": "",
      "id": "FQXHMSE0001I",
      "recovery": {
         "text": "Information only; no action is required.",
         "URL": ""
      "text": "The request completed successfully."