Searching for Teams Items in Channels

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    You can search for Microsoft Teams items of a specific backed-up channel.

    Request

    POST https://<hostname>:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/{restoreSessionId}/organization/teams/{teamId}/channels/{channelId}/action

    Request Headers

    The request header must contain an authorization token of the current session.

    Request Parameters

    The request URL must contain the following parameters:

    Parameter

    Type

    Description

    restoreSessionId

    string

    Specifies the identification number of the restore session. Can be obtained as described in Getting Restore Sessions.

    teamId

    string

    Specifies the identification number of the team. Can be obtained as described in Getting Teams.

    channelId

    string

    Specifies the identification number of the channel. Can be obtained as described in Getting Channels.

    Request Body

    The request body must contain the search action properties:

    Property

    Type

    Description

    type

    string

    Type of Microsoft Teams items that you want to find. Possible values:

    • files
    • posts
    • tabs

    query

    string

    Specifies query parameters used to search for Microsoft Teams items. For more information, see Query Parameters.

    Query Parameters

    The following table lists examples of parameters that you can use in the query string to search for Microsoft Teams items.

    For the complete list of supported query parameters, see Appendix A. Item Search Parameters.

    Search Parameters for Files

    Parameter

    Type

    Description

    author

    string

    Specifies the name of the user who created the file.

    Query example: author: admin.

    created

    string

    Specifies the time when the file was created.

    Query example: created: this year.

    modified

    string

    Specifies the time of the latest modification of the post.

    Query example: modified: this year.

    ext

    string

    Specifies the file extension.

    Query example: ext: html.

    filename

    string

    Specifies the file name or part of the file name.

    Query example: filename: report.

    size

    string

    Specifies the file size.

    Query example: size: 5MB.

    Search Parameters for Posts

    Parameter

    Type

    Description

    author

    string

    Specifies the name of the user who created the post.

    Query example: author: admin.

    created

    string

    Specifies the time when the post was created.

    Query example: created: this year.

    modified

    string

    Specifies the time of the latest modification of the post.

    Query example: modified: this year.

    hasattachments

    string

    Defines whether the post has attachments.

    Query example: hasattachments: true.

    body

    string

    Specifies the part of the post message body.

    Query example: body: important.

    subject

    string

    Specifies the post subject or part of the post subject.

    Query example: subject: announcement.

    Search Parameters for Tabs

    Parameter

    Type

    Description

    name

    string

    Specifies the name of the tab.

    Query example: name: website.

    Request Example 1

    Request:

    POST https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/448c5b66-8dcd-4c75-b636-d3b500bce36f/channels/19%3A94e57dbfaa634f999353b374b69b5800%40thread.tacv2/action

     

    Request Header:

    Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

     

    Request Body:

    {

      "search":{
         "type": "files",

         "query": "filename: report"

      }

    }

    Request Example 2

    Request:

    POST https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/448c5b66-8dcd-4c75-b636-d3b500bce36f/channels/19%3A94e57dbfaa634f999353b374b69b5800%40thread.tacv2/action

     

    Request Header:

    Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

     

    Request Body:

    {

      "search":{
         "type": "posts",

         "query": "subject: announcement"

      }

    }

    Request Example 3

    Request:

    POST https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/448c5b66-8dcd-4c75-b636-d3b500bce36f/channels/19%3A94e57dbfaa634f999353b374b69b5800%40thread.tacv2/action

     

    Request Header:

    Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

     

    Request Body:

    {

      "search":{
         "type": "tabs",

         "query": "name: website"

      }

    }

    Response

    The server returns the following response to the client.

    Response Codes

    A successfully completed operation returns a response code 200 OK.

    Response Headers

    The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTPS headers.

    Header

    Description

    Content-length

    The length of the response body.

    Content-type

    The media type and syntax of the response body message: application/json; charset=utf-8

    Response Body

    Property

    Type

    Description

    offset

    integer

    Shows the offset value.

    limit

    integer

    Shows the limit of records to be displayed on the page.

    results

    Results Object

    Contains the Results object.

    Results Object

    Results Object for Files

    Property

    Type

    Description

    id

    string

    ID of the file.

    name

    string

    File name.

    sizeBytes

    integer

    Size of the file.

    version

    string

    Version of the file in the backup.

    modified

    datetime

    Date and time of the last modification of the file.

    modifiedBy

    string

    Name of the user who performed the latest modification of the file.

    type

    string

    Type of the Microsoft Teams item.

    _links

    Dictionary of string [key] and Object [value]

    Links to related resources (navigation property).

    Results Object for Posts

    Property

    Type

    Description

    id

    string

    ID of the post.

    isImportant

    boolean

    Defines whether the post is marked as important.

    author

    string

    User name of the author of the post.

    subject

    string

    Subject of the post.

    createdTime

    datetime

    Date and time when the post was created.

    lastModificationTime

    datetime

    Date and time of the latest modification of the post.

    attachments

    object[]

    Attachments of the post.

    _links

    Dictionary of string [key] and Object [value]

    Links to related resources (navigation property).

    Results Object for Tabs

    Property

    Type

    Description

    id

    string

    ID of the backed-up tab.

    displayName

    string

    Display name of the backed-up tab.

    contentUrl

    string

    URL address of the object published on the backed-up tab.

    type

    string

    Type of the backed-up tab.

    _links

    Dictionary of string [key] and Object [value]

    Links to related resources (navigation property).

    Response Example

    Response:

    200 OK

     

    Response Body:

    {

     "offset": 0,

     "limit": 30,

     "results": [

       {

         "id": "f6bb1e94-f371-4f5e-922f-f861b364b213",

         "name": "report.html",

         "sizeBytes": 19819,

         "version": 6,

         "modified": "2020-11-06T10:25:29Z",

         "modifiedBy": "admin",

         "type": "File",

         "_links": {

           "self": {

             "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/a21a2761-c664-4e9c-9c3b-592ffb5ee3bf/files/f6bb1e94-f371-4f5e-922f-f861b364b213?channelId=19:3efc9c04503f486595823f43731f1a9a@thread.tacv2"

           },

           "channel": {

             "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/a21a2761-c664-4e9c-9c3b-592ffb5ee3bf/channels/19:3efc9c04503f486595823f43731f1a9a@thread.tacv2"

           },

           "team": {

             "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/a21a2761-c664-4e9c-9c3b-592ffb5ee3bf"

           }

         }

       },

       {

         "id": "43f8b4a4-89ec-4f20-b285-d7ec97b498a8",

         "name": "report_2020.html",

         "sizeBytes": 458616,

         "version": 6,

         "modified": "2020-11-06T10:34:51Z",

         "modifiedBy": "admin",

         "type": "File",

         "_links": {

           "self": {

             "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/a21a2761-c664-4e9c-9c3b-592ffb5ee3bf/files/43f8b4a4-89ec-4f20-b285-d7ec97b498a8?channelId=19:3efc9c04503f486595823f43731f1a9a@thread.tacv2"

           },

           "channel": {

             "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/a21a2761-c664-4e9c-9c3b-592ffb5ee3bf/channels/19:3efc9c04503f486595823f43731f1a9a@thread.tacv2"

           },

           "team": {

             "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/a21a2761-c664-4e9c-9c3b-592ffb5ee3bf"

           },

           "parent": {

             "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/teams/a21a2761-c664-4e9c-9c3b-592ffb5ee3bf/files/d5ef6028-247a-4696-8b85-c2eca153658a?channelId=19:3efc9c04503f486595823f43731f1a9a@thread.tacv2"

           }

         }

       }

    ],

     "_links": {

       "self": {

         "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/action?offset=0&limit=30"

       },

       "next": {

         "href": "https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0dccfd9f-8056-4d90-a7a3-2af1f9a249a1/organization/action?offset=30&limit=30"

       }

     }

    }

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