List directorySettingTemplates

Important: APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are in preview and are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Directory setting templates represents a set of templates of directory settings, from which directory settings may be created and used within a tenant. This operation retrieves the list of available directorySettingTemplates objects.

Note: The /beta version of this API is only applies to groups. The /v1.0 version of this API has been renamed to List groupSettingTemplate.


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 /directorySettingTemplates

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 collection of directorySettingTemplate objects in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.


Here is an example of the response. 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: 343

  "value": [
      "id": "id-value",
      "displayName": "displayName-value",
      "description": "description-value",
      "values": [
          "name": "name-value",
          "type": "type-value",
          "defaultValue": "defaultValue-value",
          "description": "description-value"