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array hostgroup.getobjects(object filter)

This method allows to retrieve host groups that match the given filter criteria.


(object) Criteria to search by.

The following parameters are supported as search criteria.

Parameter Type Description
groupid string/array Host group IDs.
name string/array Names of the host groups.
node string Name of the node the host groups must belong to.

This will override the nodeids parameter.
nodeids string/array IDs of the nodes the host groups must belong to.

Return values

(array) Returns an array of objects with all properties.


Retrieve a host group by name

Retrieve a host group called "Zabbix servers."


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "hostgroup.getobjects",
           "params": {
               "name": "Linux servers"
           "auth": "3a57200802b24cda67c4e4010b50c065",
           "id": 1


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": [
                   "groupid": "2",
                   "name": "Linux servers",
                   "internal": "0"
           "id": 16

See also


CHostGroup::getObject() in frontends/php/api/classes/CHostGroup.php.