Get externalItem

Namespace: microsoft.graph.externalConnectors


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Get the properties and relationships of an externalitem object.

This API is provided for diagnostic purposes only. It is not intended to be used for any other purpose. Repeated requests to this API might result in 429 HTTP errors.


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) ExternalItem.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalItem.Read.All, ExternalItem.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application ExternalItem.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalItem.Read.All, ExternalItem.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /external/connections/{connection-id}/items/{item-id}

Path parameters

Parameter Type Description
connection-id string The id property of the containing externalConnection
item-id string The developer-provided id property of the externalItem.

Optional query parameters

This method does not support optional query parameters to 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 an externalItem object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.



The following is an example of the response.

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

  "acl": [
      "type": "user",
      "value": "e811976d-83df-4cbd-8b9b-5215b18aa874",
      "accessType": "grant",
      "type": "externalGroup",
      "value": "14m1b9c38qe647f6a",
      "accessType": "deny",
  "properties": {
    "title": "Error in the payment gateway",
    "priority": 1,
    "assignee": ""
  "content": {
    "value": "Error in payment gateway...",
    "type": "text"