Get externalItem

Namespace: microsoft.graph.externalConnectors

Read the properties and relationships of an externalItem 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) ExternalItem.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalItem.Read.All, ExternalItem.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported
Application ExternalItem.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalItem.Read.All, ExternalItem.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /external/connections/{connectionsId}/items/{externalItemId}

Optional query parameters

This method does not support optional query parameters to 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 an externalItem object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.



The following is an example of the response.

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

  "acl": [
      "type": "user",
      "value": "e811976d-83df-4cbd-8b9b-5215b18aa874",
      "accessType": "grant"
      "type": "externalGroup",
      "value": "14m1b9c38qe647f6a",
      "accessType": "deny"
  "properties": {
    "title": "Error in the payment gateway",
    "priority": 1,
    "assignee": ""
  "content": {
    "value": "Error in payment gateway...",
    "type": "text"