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usermanagement search user by cql. return user object without attributes

I use this API GET /rest/usermanagement/1/search

 

_this.request('GET', '/search?entity-type=user&restriction=' + restriction + '&start-index=' + startIndex + '&max-results=' + maxResults + '&expand=user').

 

the return value like this:

[ { link:
{ href: 'http://xxxxxx:8095/crowd/rest/usermanagement/1/user?username=0202@test.com',
rel: 'self' },
name: '0202@test.com',
password: { link: [Object] },
key: '32769:3516f19a-df58-41c9-8721-0edac1f6431e',
active: true,
attributes: { attributes: [], link: [Object] },
'first-name': 'xxxx',
'last-name': 'xxxx',
'display-name': 'xxxxx',
email: '0202@test.com',
'created-date': 1486044305000,
'updated-date': 1557502165000 }]

 

why the attributes.attributes is empty array?  do I miss something?

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Bruno Vincent Community Leader May 23, 2019

Hi @kamanwu 

You need to add '&expand=attributes' to your request, for instance

curl -X GET -u "test:password" -H "Accept: application/json" 'http://localhost:8095/crowd/rest/usermanagement/1/search?entity-type=user&restriction=email%3Dj*&expand=user&expand=attributes'

it works.  I just cannot find this info in the API documents.

Thank you.

Bruno Vincent Community Leader May 27, 2019

You're welcome.

Quoting Atlassian's documentation:

You can use the expand query parameter to specify a comma-separated list of entities that you want expanded, identifying each of them by name. For example, appending ?expand=attributes to a users's URI requests the inclusion of the user attribute names and values in the response.

I do agree that it's not very clear that it also applies to cql searches.

I really need get the user attributes when getting a list of users (NOT just ONE user).

no one know the reason?

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