Get a directory setting template

Namespace: microsoft.graph


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported. To determine whether an API is available in v1.0, use the Version selector.

A directory setting template represents a template of settings from which settings may be created within a tenant. This operation allows retrieval of the properties of the directorySettingTemplate object, including the available settings and their defaults.

Note: The /beta version of this API is only applies to groups. The /v1.0 version of this API has been renamed to Get groupSettingTemplate.


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

HTTP request

GET /directorySettingTemplates/{id}

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData query parameters to help customize the response.

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 directorySettingTemplate object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.


The following is 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": "$metadata#directorySettingTemplates/$entity",
  "id": "08d542b9-071f-4e16-94b0-74abb372e3d9",
  "deletedDateTime": null,
  "displayName": "Group.Unified.Guest",
  "description": "Settings for a specific Unified Group",
  "values": [
      "name": "AllowToAddGuests",
      "type": "System.Boolean",
      "defaultValue": "true",
      "description": "Flag indicating if guests are allowed in a specific Unified Group."