Get a group setting template

A group setting template represents a template of settings from which settings may be created within a tenant. This operation allows retrieval of the properties of the groupSettingTemplate object, including the available settings and their defaults.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Directory.Read.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Directory.Read.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /groupSettingTemplates/{id}

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and groupSettingTemplate object in the response body.



Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 1341

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#groupSettingTemplates/$entity",
    "id": "62375ab9-6b52-47ed-826b-58e47e0e304b",
    "deletedDateTime": null,
    "displayName": "Group.Unified",
    "description": "Setting templates define the different settings that can be used for the associated ObjectSettings. This template defines settings that can be used for Unified Groups.",
    "values": [
            "name": "CustomBlockedWordsList",
            "type": "System.String",
            "defaultValue": "",
            "description": "A comma-delimited list of blocked words for Unified Group displayName and mailNickName."
            "name": "EnableMSStandardBlockedWords",
            "type": "System.Boolean",
            "defaultValue": "false",
            "description": "A flag indicating whether or not to enable the Microsoft Standard list of blocked words for Unified Group displayName and mailNickName."
            "name": "ClassificationDescriptions",
            "type": "System.String",
            "defaultValue": "",
            "description": "A comma-delimited list of structured strings describing the classification values in the ClassificationList. The structure of the string is: Value: Description"