defaultGroup

Applies to: Skype for Business 2015

Represents a persistent, system-created group where a user's contacts are placed by default.

For more on web links, see Web links.

Name Description
rel The resource that this link points to. In JSON, this is the outer container.
href The location of this resource on the server, and the target of an HTTP operation.

Resource description

An application can subscribe to updates from members of this group. Updates include presence,location, or note changes for a specific contact.Currently, defaultGroup is a read-only resource and can be managed by other endpoints.An application must call startOrRefreshSubscriptionToContactsAndGroups before it can receive eventswhen a defaultGroup is created, modified, or removed.

Properties

Name Description
id The group's ID.
name The group's name.The maximum length is 256 characters.

This resource can have the following relationships.

Link Description
self The link to the current resource.
groupContacts A collection of contact resources that belong to a particular group resource.
subscribeToGroupPresence Subscribes to the presence information of all the contacts in a particular group.

Azure Active Directory scopes for online applications

The user must have at least one of these scopes for operations on the resource to be allowed.

Scope Permission Description
Contacts.ReadWrite Read/write Skype user contacts and groups Allows the app to read and write Skype user contacts and groups

Events

Added

Resource Priority Sender Reason
contact High people Indicates that a specific contact was added to this group. The application can decide to fetchthe updated information.

Sample of returned event data. This sample is given only as an illustration of event syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario. { "_links" : { "self" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=1" }, "next" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=2" } }, "sender" : [ { "rel" : "people", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/people", "events" : [ { "link" : { "rel" : "contact", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/people/282" }, "in" : { "rel" : "defaultGroup", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/defaultGroup" }, "type" : "added" } ] } ] }

Updated

Resource Priority Sender Reason
defaultGroup High people Indicates that the default group has been updated. The application can decide to fetch theupdated information.

Sample of returned event data. This sample is given only as an illustration of event syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario. { "_links" : { "self" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=1" }, "next" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=2" } }, "sender" : [ { "rel" : "people", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/people", "events" : [ { "link" : { "rel" : "defaultGroup", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/defaultGroup" }, "type" : "updated" } ] } ] }

Deleted

Resource Priority Sender Reason
contact High people Indicates that a specific contact was deleted from this group. The application can decide tofetch the updated information.

Sample of returned event data. This sample is given only as an illustration of event syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario. { "_links" : { "self" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=1" }, "next" : { "href" : "http://sample:80/ucwa/v1/applications/appId/events?ack=2" } }, "sender" : [ { "rel" : "people", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/people", "events" : [ { "link" : { "rel" : "contact", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/people/282" }, "in" : { "rel" : "defaultGroup", "href" : "https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/defaultGroup" }, "type" : "deleted" } ] } ] }

Operations

GET

Returns a representation of a persistent, system-created group where a user's contacts are placed by default.

Request body

None

Response body

The response from a GET request contains the properties and links shown in the Properties and Links sections at the top of this page.

Synchronous errors

The errors below (if any) are specific to this resource. Generic errors that can apply to any resource are covered in Generic synchronous errors.

Error Code Subcode Description
Forbidden 403 None The user does not have sufficient privileges to access the contact list.
Forbidden 403 None The user does not have sufficient privileges to access pending contacts
ServiceFailure 500 InvalidExchangeServerVersion Invalid exchange server version.The exchange mailbox of the server might have moved to an unsupported version for the required feature.
Conflict 409 AlreadyExists The already exists error.
Conflict 409 TooManyGroups The too many groups error.
Conflict 409 None Un-supported Service/Resource/API error.
Gone 410 CannotRedirect Cannot redirect since there is no back up pool configured.

Examples

JSON Request

Get https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/defaultGroup HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Host: fe1.contoso.com
Accept: application/json

JSON Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 295
{
  "rel" : "defaultGroup",
  "id" : "7",
  "name" : "MyPersonalGroup",
  "_links" : {
    "self" : {
      "href" : "/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/defaultGroup"
    },
    "groupContacts" : {
      "href" : "/ucwa/v1/applications/192/contacts"
    },
    "subscribeToGroupPresence" : {
      "href" : "/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/group/subscribeToGroupPresence"
    }
  }
}

XML Request

Get https://fe1.contoso.com:443/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/defaultGroup HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Host: fe1.contoso.com
Accept: application/xml

XML Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/xml
Content-Length: 489
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<resource rel="defaultGroup" href="/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/defaultGroup" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/rtc/2012/03/ucwa">
  <link rel="groupContacts" href="/ucwa/v1/applications/192/contacts" />
  <link rel="subscribeToGroupPresence" href="/ucwa/v1/applications/192/groups/group/subscribeToGroupPresence" />
  <property name="rel">defaultGroup</property>
  <property name="id">7</property>
  <property name="name">MyPersonalGroup</property>
</resource>