Get attributeSet

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Read the properties and relationships of an attributeSet object.


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 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 do not have permissions to define, read, or assign custom security attributes.

HTTP request

GET /directory/attributeSets/{attributeSetId}

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $select OData query parameters 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.


Example: Get an attribute set

The following example gets a single attribute set named Engineering.




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

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