How To Get The List Of Groups For A Current User In Yammer Using PowerShell

In this blog, you will see how to get the list of groups for a current user in Yammer using PowerShell.

In this blog, you will see how to get a list of groups for a current user in Yammer using PowerShell.

Prerequisites

Go to https://www.yammer.com/client_applications and register an app.

Once the app is registered, generate a developer token.

 

Copy the below script and paste it in a notepad. Save the file as GetGroups.ps1.

  1. # Input Parameters  
  2. $developerToken = "12240-******PR2NWpZVtnbXYw"  
  3. $uri="https://www.yammer.com/api/v1/groups.json?mine=1"  
  4. $headers = @{ Authorization=("Bearer " + $developerToken) }  
  5.   
  6. # Invoke Web Request  
  7. $webRequest = Invoke-WebRequest –Uri $uri –Method Get -Headers $headers  
  8.   
  9. Check whether the status code is 200  
  10. if ($webRequest.StatusCode -eq 200) {  
  11.   
  12.     # Converts a JSON-formatted string to a custom object or a hash table.   
  13.     $results = $webRequest.Content | ConvertFrom-Json  
  14.   
  15.     write-host -ForegroundColor Magenta "Groups Count: " $results.length  
  16.   
  17.     # Loop through all the groups  
  18.     $results | ForEach-Object {  
  19.         $group = $_   
  20.         # Display the group name
  21.         Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green "Group Name: " $group.full_name  
  22.     }  
  23. }  
  24. else {  
  25.     Write-Host -ForegroundColor Yellow "An error has occurred: " + $webRequest.StatusCode + " Description " + $webRequest.Status  
  26. }  

Open PowerShell window and run the following command.

  1. >cd "<folderlocation>"  

folderlocation – GetGroups.ps1 file location

Run the following command:

  1. >.\GetGroups.ps1  

Thus in this blog, you saw how to get the list of groups for a current user in Yammer using PowerShell.