Get attributeSet

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Read the properties and relationships of an attributeSet object.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


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

The signed-in user must also be assigned at least one of the following directory roles:

  • Attribute Assignment Reader
  • Attribute Definition Reader
  • Attribute Assignment Administrator
  • Attribute Definition Administrator

By default, Global Administrator and other administrator roles don't have permissions to read, define, or assign custom security attributes.

HTTP request

GET /directory/attributeSets/{attributeSetId}

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $select OData query parameter to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters.

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 attributeSet object in the response body.



The following example gets a single attribute set named Engineering.



The following is an example of the response.

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

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#directory/attributeSets/$entity",
    "description": "Attributes for engineering team",
    "id": "Engineering",
    "maxAttributesPerSet": 25