Get externalConnection

Namespace: microsoft.graph.externalConnectors

Read the properties and relationships of an externalConnection 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) ExternalConnection.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalConnection.Read.All, ExternalConnection.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not applicable
Application ExternalConnection.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalConnection.Read.All, ExternalConnection.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /external/connections/{connectionsId}

Optional query parameters

This method supports some of the 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 externalConnection object in the response body.





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

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

  "id": "contosohr",
  "name": "Contoso HR",
  "description": "Connection to index Contoso HR system",
  "state": "ready",
  "configuration": {
    "authorizedAppIds": [