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Content Groups API (/business_groups)

Create content groups and assign to users to restrict access to other objects in Coupa. Content groups are also known as business groups in some more back-end cases.

The URL to access content groups is: https://<instance>/api/business_groups

See Integration Best Practices for more info.

Actions

The Content Groups API allows you to:

Verb Path Action Description
POST /api/business_groups create Create business group
GET /api/business_groups index Query business groups
GET /api/business_groups/:id show Show business group
PUT /api/business_groups/:id update Update business group

Elements

The following elements are available for the Content Groups API:

Element Description Required Field? Unique? Allowable Value Api_In Field? Api_Out Field? Data Type
created-at Automatically created by Coupa in the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS+HH:MMZ         yes datetime
created-by User who created         yes User
description description       yes yes string(255)
id Coupa unique identifier         yes integer
name name yes yes   yes yes string(100)
updated-at Automatically created by Coupa in the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS+HH:MMZ         yes datetime
updated-by User who updated         yes User

When dealing with large data sets of content groups, always limit your GET with some criteria.

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