UserResponseOptions holds the Options type, as well as an enumeration
to determine if a service should stop on failure and send an error message or
continue processing. It also enables you to limit the data that is returned in
||Options extension base. Holds a name value pairing for
||Enumeration element that holds the option to continue
processing or stop when an error is encountered.
||Enumeration element that controls the sections of a user
record that should be returned.
||If SECTIONS-SPECIFIED is used in the sections element
above, enter the specified section or sections here. The available options are
described below in the Usage section.
The UserResponseOptions contains the same functionality as
MultipleOptions, but it also enables you to limit the return results based on
sections of a user record.
You use the following parameters to control
service handling and the amount of data that is returned in the response:
- multiOption – Use the multiOption element to specify whether
the service should continue if an error is encountered, or stop and return an
error. If any failures occur, each successive error message is appended to the
string that is returned. Multiple error messages are separated by a single
newline. If you specify CONTINUE-ON-FAILURE, then failures do not result in a
return before all records have been processed. For more information, see
- sections and
specifiedSections – Use these elements to specify which parts
of a user record should be returned in order to limit the amount of data that
is returned. The sections that are not specified are not included in the
response. For example, if you only need basic user information in the response,
use the specifiedSections parameter to return only the STANDARD section. If you
need basic user information and group information, specify STANDARD and GROUPS.
For more information, see
In the sections parameter, specify one of the following
- SECTIONS-ALL – Returns all sections. This is the default
value for the sections argument. If no value is specified, ALL is the assumed
- SECTIONS-NONE – No sections are returned (only the
UserIdentifier is returned). Note that the UserIdentifier is always returned,
regardless of the value or values specified in the sections parameter.
- SECTIONS-SPECIFIED – Returns sections that you specify.
You can use a comma-separated list in specifiedSections to return
only the sections of a user record that you want. For example:
This ensures that only the standard and groups sections of a user
record are returned. Here are some of the possible sections you can specify:
SECTION:STANDARD – Returns parameters from UserInfo such
as the accessType, e-mail address, contact, date and time information, phone
number, locale, and the various display preferences.
SECTION:GROUPS – Returns one or more GroupIdentifiers for
each group to which the user belongs.
SECTION:SOLUTIONS – Returns the preferredSolution and
Note: If you specify SECTION:NONE after other sections, those
preceding sections will not be returned. For example,
SECTION:STANDARD,SECTION:NONE,SECTION:GROUPS will only return the groups
The following XML shows UserResponseOptions in the
<urn:options> element of the GetUsers call.
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