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Get User

Use this API to get back a single user from a OneLogin account.

Resource URL


Header Parameters




Set to bearer:<access_token>.

Set <access_token> to the access token you generated using the Generate Token API.

The access token must have been generated using an API credential pair created using the scope required to call this API. This API can be called using any one of the following scopes: Read Users, Manage users, Read All, or Manage All.

Resource Parameters




Set to the id of the user that you want to return.

If you don’t know the user’s id, use the List Users API call to return all users and their id values.

Sample Responses

    "activated_at": "2017-12-12T23:59:28.665Z",
    "distinguished_name": null,
    "external_id": null,
    "firstname": "Kelly",
    "last_login": "2020-06-03T19:59:21.382Z",
    "lastname": "Slater",
    "company": "WSL",
    "directory_id": null,
    "invitation_sent_at": null,
    "member_of": null,
    "updated_at": "2020-07-09T03:08:52.774Z",
    "preferred_locale_code": null,
    "created_at": "2017-12-12T23:57:56.781Z",
    "userprincipalname": null,
    "trusted_idp_id": null,
    "comment": "",
    "title": "Surfer",
    "role_ids": [
    "department": "Waves",
    "id": 36216766,
    "custom_attributes": {
        "employeenumber": null,
        "food": "chicken"
    "invalid_login_attempts": 0,
    "manager_user_id": null,
    "locked_until": "2020-07-08T21:59:56.811Z",
    "username": "kellyslater",
    "manager_ad_id": null,
    "email": "",
    "phone": "+64272001122",
    "state": 1,
    "group_id": null,
    "password_changed_at": "2019-08-22T18:44:26.542Z",
    "status": 3,
    "samaccountname": null

Typically, this error means that your access token value is invalid.

    "message": "Unauthorized",
    "name": "UnauthorizedError",
    "statusCode": 401
    "message": "The resource with the given id could not be found",
    "name": "NotFoundError",
    "statusCode": 404

Postman Collection

Replace sample variables indicated by {{ }} with your actual values.

Run in Postman

    Clicking Run in Postman button navigates to the page where you can fork the collection to your workspace. Forking the collection into your workspace will enable you to contribute to the source collection using pull requests. You can also view the collection in a public workspace if you like and even import a copy of the collection using the links present on the screen.

Sample Code


Replace sample values indicated by < > with your actual values.

curl 'https://<subdomain>/api/2/users/<id>' \
-X GET \
-H "Authorization: bearer <access_token>"

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