Get Drive

Retrieve the properties and relationships of a Drive resource.

A Drive is the top-level container for a file system, such as OneDrive or SharePoint document libraries.

Permissions

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) Files.Read, Files.ReadWrite, Files.Read.All, Files.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Files.Read, Files.ReadWrite, Files.Read.All, Files.ReadWrite.All
Application Files.Read.All, Files.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All

Get current user's OneDrive

The signed in user's drive (when using delegated authentication) can be accessed from the me singleton.

If a user's OneDrive is not provisioned but the user has a license to use OneDrive, this request will automatically provision the user's drive, when using delegated authentication.

HTTP request

GET /me/drive

Get a user's OneDrive

To access a user's OneDrive or OneDrive for Business, your app must request the drive relationship on the User resource.

If a user's OneDrive is not provisioned but the user has a license to use OneDrive, this request will automatically provision the user's drive, when using delegated authentication.

HTTP request

GET /users/{idOrUserPrincipalName}/drive

Path parameters

Parameter name Value Description
idOrUserPrincipalName string Required. The identifier for the user object who owns the OneDrive.

Get the document library associated with a group

To access a Group's default document library, your app requests the drive relationship on the Group.

HTTP request

GET /groups/{groupId}/drive

Path parameters

Parameter name Value Description
groupId string Required. The identifier for the group which owns the document library.

Get the document library for a site

To access a Site's default document library, your app requests the drive relationship on the Site.

HTTP request

GET /sites/{siteId}/drive

Path parameters

Parameter name Value Description
siteId string Required. The identifier for the site that contains the document library.

Get a drive by ID

If you have the unique identifier for a drive, you can access it directly from the top-level drives collection.

HTTP request

GET /drives/{driveId}

Path parameters

Parameter name Value Description
driveId string Required. The identifier for the drive requested.

Optional query parameters

These method support the $select query parameter to shape the response.

HTTP response

Each of these methods returns a Drive resource for the matching drive in the response body.

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

{
    "id": "b!t18F8ybsHUq1z3LTz8xvZqP8zaSWjkFNhsME-Fepo75dTf9vQKfeRblBZjoSQrd7",
    "driveType": "business",
    "owner": {
        "user": {
            "id": "efee1b77-fb3b-4f65-99d6-274c11914d12",
            "displayName": "Ryan Gregg"
        }
    },
    "quota": {
        "deleted": 256938,
        "remaining": 1099447353539,
        "state": "normal",
        "total": 1099511627776
    }
}

Error response codes

If the drive does not exist and cannot be provisioned automatically (when using delegated authentication) an HTTP 404 response will be returned.