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hostgroup.getobjects

Description

array hostgroup.getobjects(object filter)

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

This method is deprecated and will be removed in the future. Please use hostgroup.get instead.

Parameters

(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.

Return values

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

Examples

Retrieve a host group by name

Retrieve a host group called “Zabbix servers.”

Request:

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

Response:

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

See also

Source

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