» Create a Group

This endpoint creates or updates a Group.

Method Path Produces
POST /identity/group 200 application/json

» Parameters

  • name (string: entity-<UUID>) – Name of the group.

  • id (string: <optional>) - ID of the group. If set, updates the corresponding existing group.

  • type (string: "internal") - Type of the group, internal or external. Defaults to internal.

  • metadata (key-value-map: {}) – Metadata to be associated with the group.

  • policies (list of strings: []) – Policies to be tied to the group.

  • member_group_ids (list of strings: []) - Group IDs to be assigned as group members.

  • member_entity_ids (list of strings: []) - Entity IDs to be assigned as group members.

» Sample Payload

{
  "metadata": {
    "hello": "world"
  },
  "policies": ["grouppolicy1", "grouppolicy2"]
}

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    --request POST \
    --data @payload.json \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group

» Sample Response

{
  "data": {
    "id": "363926d8-dd8b-c9f0-21f8-7b248be80ce1",
    "name": "group_ab813d63"
  }
}

» Read Group by ID

This endpoint queries the group by its identifier.

Method Path Produces
GET /identity/group/id/:id 200 application/json

» Parameters

  • id (string: <required>) – Identifier of the group.

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/id/363926d8-dd8b-c9f0-21f8-7b248be80ce1

» Sample Response

{
  "data": {
    "alias": {},
    "creation_time": "2017-11-13T19:36:47.102945Z",
    "id": "363926d8-dd8b-c9f0-21f8-7b248be80ce1",
    "last_update_time": "2017-11-13T19:36:47.102945Z",
    "member_entity_ids": [],
    "member_group_ids": null,
    "metadata": {
      "hello": "world"
    },
    "modify_index": 1,
    "name": "group_ab813d63",
    "policies": [
      "grouppolicy1",
      "grouppolicy2"
    ],
    "type": "internal"
  }
}

» Update Group by ID

This endpoint is used to update an existing group.

Method Path Produces
POST /identity/group/id/:id 200 application/json

» Parameters

  • id (string: <required>) – Identifier of the entity.

  • name (string: entity-<UUID>) – Name of the group.

  • type (string: "internal") - Type of the group, internal or external. Defaults to internal.

  • metadata (key-value-map: {}) – Metadata to be associated with the group.

  • policies (list of strings: []) – Policies to be tied to the group.

  • member_group_ids (list of strings: []) - Group IDs to be assigned as group members.

  • member_entity_ids (list of strings: []) - Entity IDs to be assigned as group members.

» Sample Payload

{
  "name": "testgroupname",
    "metadata": {
      "hello": "everyone"
    },
  "policies": ["grouppolicy2", "grouppolicy3"]
}

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    --request POST \
    --data @payload.json \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/id/363926d8-dd8b-c9f0-21f8-7b248be80ce1

» Sample Response

{
  "data": {
    "id": "363926d8-dd8b-c9f0-21f8-7b248be80ce1",
    "name": "testgroupname"
  }
}

» Delete Group by ID

This endpoint deletes a group.

Method Path Produces
DELETE /identity/group/id/:id 204 (empty body)

» Parameters

  • id (string: <required>) – Identifier of the group.

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    --request DELETE \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/id/363926d8-dd8b-c9f0-21f8-7b248be80ce1

» List Groups by ID

This endpoint returns a list of available groups by their identifiers.

Method Path Produces
LIST /identity/group/id 200 application/json
GET /identity/group/id?list=true 200 application/json

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    --request LIST \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/id

» Sample Response

{
  "data": {
    "keys": [
      "052567cf-1580-6f20-50c8-d38bc46dae6e",
      "26da8035-6691-b89e-67ac-ebf9ea7f9893",
      "363926d8-dd8b-c9f0-21f8-7b248be80ce1",
      "5c4a5720-7408-c113-1dcc-9ede725d0ac8",
      "d55e0f34-5c16-38ae-87af-324c9b656c43",
      "e4e56e04-0dec-9b68-9b20-a450975d898e"
    ]
  }
}

» Create/Update Group by Name

This endpoint is used to create or update a group by its name.

Method Path Produces
POST /identity/group/name/:name 200 application/json

» Parameters

  • name (string: entity-<UUID>) – Name of the group.

  • type (string: "internal") - Type of the group, internal or external. Defaults to internal.

  • metadata (key-value-map: {}) – Metadata to be associated with the group.

  • policies (list of strings: []) – Policies to be tied to the group.

  • member_group_ids (list of strings: []) - Group IDs to be assigned as group members.

  • member_entity_ids (list of strings: []) - Entity IDs to be assigned as group members.

» Sample Payload

{
    "metadata": {
      "hello": "everyone"
    },
  "policies": ["grouppolicy2", "grouppolicy3"]
}

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    --request POST \
    --data @payload.json \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/name/testgroupname

» Sample Response

{
  "request_id": "b98b4a3d-a9f1-e151-11e1-ad91cfb08351",
  "lease_id": "",
  "lease_duration": 0,
  "renewable": false,
  "data": {
    "id": "5a3a04a0-0c3a-a4c3-74e8-26b1adbeaece",
    "name": "testgroupname"
  },
  "warnings": null
}

» Read Group by Name

This endpoint queries the group by its name.

Method Path Produces
GET /identity/group/name/:name 200 application/json

» Parameters

  • name (string: <required>) – Name of the group.

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/name/testgroupname

» Sample Response

{
  "data": {
    "alias": {},
    "creation_time": "2018-09-19T22:02:04.395128091Z",
    "id": "5a3a04a0-0c3a-a4c3-74e8-26b1adbeaece",
    "last_update_time": "2018-09-19T22:02:04.395128091Z",
    "member_entity_ids": [],
    "member_group_ids": null,
    "metadata": {
      "foo": "bar"
    },
    "modify_index": 1,
    "name": "testgroupname",
    "parent_group_ids": null,
    "policies": [
      "grouppolicy1",
      "grouppolicy2"
    ],
    "type": "internal"
  }
}

» Delete Group by Name

This endpoint deletes a group, given its name.

Method Path Produces
DELETE /identity/group/name/:name 204 (empty body)

» Parameters

  • name (string: <required>) – Name of the group.

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    --request DELETE \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/name/testgroupname

» List Groups by Name

This endpoint returns a list of available groups by their names.

Method Path Produces
LIST /identity/group/name 200 application/json
GET /identity/group/name?list=true 200 application/json

» Sample Request

$ curl \
    --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    --request LIST \
    http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/identity/group/name

» Sample Response

{
  "data": {
    "keys": [
      "testgroupname"
    ]
  }
}