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Groups

Interact with Microsoft 365 groups.

Overview

The Groups page is equivalent to Microsoft 365 admin center > Active teams and groups. It offers an overview of all groups within the organization and allows users to manage group details and memberships.

Details

This page presents each group in a structured table, including the following details:
  • Group Name
  • Group Type (Distribution list, Mail-Enabled Security, etc.)
  • Group Members
  • Group Owners
  • External Email Allowed: Indicates if people outside the organization can email the group.

Actions and Features

The 'Groups' page offers various actions and features:
Action
Description
Add Group
This button navigates the user to the 'Add Group' page where a new group can be created.
Edit Group
Allows the user to navigate to the 'Edit Group' page where they can modify group details and memberships.
Group Information
Clicking the ellipsis button next to 'Edit Group' opens a fly-out menu with additional actions and group information.
Export
Supports exporting of group information to CSV and PDF formats.

'Add Group' Page Actions

These actions are available on the 'Add Group' page, and are passed as parameters to the AddGroup endpoint listed below.
Action
Description
Display Name
Field to input the display name of the new group.
Description
Field to input the description of the new group.
Username
Field to input the username associated with the new group.
Primary Domain Name
Dropdown selection for the primary domain of the new group.
Group Type
Radio buttons to select the type of the new group (Azure Role Group, Security Group, Dynamic Group, Distribution List, Mail Enabled Security Group).

'Edit Group' Page Actions

These actions are available on the 'Edit Group' page, and are passed as parameters to the EditGroup endpoint listed below.
Action
Description
Add User
Allows the addition of a selected user to the group.
Add Contact
Allows the addition of a selected contact to the group.
Remove Member
Allows the removal of a selected member from the group.
Add Owner
Allows the addition of a selected user as an owner of the group.
Remove Owner
Allows the removal of a selected owner from the group.
Let people outside the organization email the group
If selected, it allows external senders to send emails to the group.
Send Copies of team emails and events to team members inboxes
If selected, it enables sending copies of team emails and events to the inboxes of team members.

Group Information Flyout Actions

These actions and information are available in the fly-out menu when you click the ellipsis button on the main 'Groups' page:
Action/Information
Description
Group Information
Displays extended information about the group, such as the creation date and unique ID.
Edit Group
Allows navigation to the 'Edit Group' page.
Hide from Global Address List
Hides the group from the Global Address List.
Unhide from Global Address List
Makes the group visible in the Global Address List.
Only allow messages from people inside the organization
Restricts the group to only receive messages from people inside the organization.
Allow messages from people inside and outside the organization
Allows the group to receive messages from both inside and outside the organization.
Delete Group
Deletes the group using the ExecGroupsDelete endpoint listed below.

API Calls

The following APIs are called on this page:
get
https://CIPPURL.com/api/
/ListGroups
ListGroups
post
https://CIPPURL.com/api/
/EditGroup
EditGroup
post
https://CIPPURL.com/api/
/AddGroup
AddGroup
get
https://CIPPURL.com/api/
/ExecGroupsDelete
ExecGroupsDelete

Feature Requests / Ideas

We value your feedback and ideas. If you have any feature requests or ideas to improve the Groups page, please raise them on our GitHub issues page.