Get directoryObject

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Retrieve the properties and relationships of a directoryObject object.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

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


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) Directory.Read.All Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Directory.Read.All Not available.

HTTP request

GET /directoryObjects/{id}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and directoryObject object in the response body.



Here's an example of the request.



Here's an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

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

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#directoryObjects/$entity",
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.user",
    "": "",
    "id": "6ea91a8d-e32e-41a1-b7bd-d2d185eed0e0",
    "accountEnabled": true,
    "displayName": "Conf Room Adams",
    "mail": "",
    "mailNickname": "Adams",
    "proxyAddresses": [
    "refreshTokensValidFromDateTime": "2021-08-09T09:30:59Z",
    "signInSessionsValidFromDateTime": "2021-08-09T09:30:59Z",
    "userPrincipalName": "",
    "userType": "Member",
    "identities": [
            "signInType": "userPrincipalName",
            "issuer": "",
            "issuerAssignedId": ""