Working with Tempo API - Get User Groups

I'm having a number of problems with the Tempo API--not sure where the stumbling point is.

For example, I'm trying to get the groups of a user: When I go to `https://issues.staging.dowjones.net/rest/api/2/user?username=nicholsp` the output is

{"self":"https://issues.dowjones.net/rest/api/2/user?username=nicholsp","key":"nicholsp","name":"nicholsp","emailAddress":"Paul.Nichols@dowjones.com","avatarUrls":{"16x16":"https://issues.dowjones.net/secure/useravatar?size=xsmall&avatarId=10122","24x24":"https://issues.dowjones.net/secure/useravatar?size=small&avatarId=10122","32x32":"https://issues.dowjones.net/secure/useravatar?size=medium&avatarId=10122","48x48":"https://issues.dowjones.net/secure/useravatar?avatarId=10122"},"displayName":"Nichols, Paul","active":true,"timeZone":"US/Eastern","groups":{"size":26,"items":[]},"expand":"groups"}

The fact that it says ` u'groups': { u'items': [], u'size': 26}` implies that I'm getting something (26 is the correct number of groups I am in) but I can't seem to find out how to actually get those names.

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The expand tells the REST api to also include all the group related information. That is why the groups section is:

"groups":{"size":26,"items":[]},"expand":"groups"}

All expand key values can be used with the expand parameter from the REST GET request.

Ah, perfect! I was so close. Thanks! Do you happen to know where in the docs this is, if at all? I feel like I'm missing a chunk of them.

Hi Paul,

It is indeed in the documentation, but most people look over it :) Checkout the Expansion in the REST API's section:

https://docs.atlassian.com/software/jira/docs/api/REST/latest/

Ah! These _are_ the docs I'm looking for. Thank you--I couldn't find them. Do you know if there are other hidden docs somewhere that might help me answer this? https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/297703/get-tempo-team-members-with-api

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