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Importing a Group Profile

Last updated: 2022-01-14 17:51:39

    Feature Description

    Through this API, the app admin can import groups without triggering callbacks or delivering notifications. When your app needs to be migrated to Instant Messaging (IM) from another instant messaging system, you can use this API to import existing group data.

    API Calling Description

    Applicable group types

    Group Type Support This RESTful API
    Private Yes, identical to Work in the new version
    Public Yes
    ChatRoom Yes, identical to Meeting in the new version
    AVChatRoom No

    IM provides the preceding five built-in group types. For details, see Group Systems.

    AVChatRoom and BChatRoom groups do not support importing basic group data. If you attempt to import basic group data for these types of groups, error 10007 returns. To achieve the effect of importing basic group data, you can create a group and modify basic group data.

    Request URL example


    Request parameters

    The following table lists and describes only the parameters to be modified when this API is called. For details on other parameters, see RESTful API Overview.

    Parameter Description
    https The request protocol is HTTPS, and the request method is POST.
    xxxxxx The country/region where your SDKAppID is located.
  • China: console.tim.qq.com
  • Singapore: adminapisgp.im.qcloud.com
  • Seoul: adminapikr.im.qcloud.com
  • Frankfurt: adminapiger.im.qcloud.com
  • India: adminapiind.im.qcloud.com
  • v4/group_open_http_svc/import_group The request API.
    sdkappid The SDKAppID assigned by the IM console when an app is created.
    identifier This must be the app admin account. For details, see App Admins.
    usersig The signature generated by the app admin account. For details, see Generating UserSig.
    random Enter a random 32-bit unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 4294967295.
    contenttype Request format. The value is always json.

    Maximum calling frequency

    The maximum calling frequency is 200 times per second.

    Request packet examples

    • Basic form
      Imports group data. In this example, the CreateTime parameter can be used to specify the group creation time.
       "Owner_Account": "leckie", // Group owner’s UserId (optional)
       "Type": "Public", // Group type, which can be Private, Public, or ChatRoom (required)
       "Name": "TestGroup", // Group name (required)
       "CreateTime": 1448357837 // Group creation time (optional). If this parameter is not specified, the default creation time is the request time.
    • Specifying other optional fields
      You can specify optional fields such as Introduction and Notification. The request format is the same as that of a group creation request.
      "Owner_Account": "leckie", // Group owner’s UserId (optional)
      "Type": "Public", // Group type, which can be private, public, or ChatRoom (required)
      "GroupId":"MyFirstGroup", // User-defined group ID for external display (optional)
      "Name": "TestGroup", // Group name (required)
      "Introduction": "This is group Introduction", // Group introduction (optional)
      "Notification": "This is group Notification", // Group announcement (optional)
      "FaceUrl": "http://this.is.face.url",
      "MaxMemberCount": 500, // Maximum number of group members (optional)
      "ApplyJoinOption": "FreeAccess", // Method for handling group requests (optional)
      "CreateTime": 1448357837, // Group creation time (optional). If this parameter is not specified, the default creation time is the request time.
      "AppDefinedData": [ // Custom fields of the group (optional)
              "Key": "GroupTestData1", // Key of the app custom field
              "Value": "xxxxx" // Value of the custom field
              "Key": " GroupTestData2",
              "Value": "abc\u0000\u0001" // Custom field supports binary data

    Request packet fields

    Field Type Attribute Description
    Owner_Account String Optional The group owner ID, which will be automatically added to group members. If this parameter is not specified, the group has no group owner.
    Type String Required The group type, which can be Public, Private, or ChatRoom.
    GroupId String Optional To simplify group IDs and make them memorable and propagable, Tencent Cloud allows apps to customize group IDs during group creation through RESTful APIs. For details, see Group Systems.
    Name String Required The group name with a maximum length of 30 bytes.
    Introduction String Optional Group introduction with a maximum length of 240 bytes.
    Notification String Optional The group announcement with a maximum length of 300 bytes.
    FaceUrl String Optional The URL of the group profile photo with a maximum length of 100 bytes.
    MaxMemberCount Integer Optional The maximum number of group members, which is 6,000 at the maximum. The default value is 2000.
    ApplyJoinOption String Optional The method for handling group requests, which are FreeAccess (no restriction), NeedPermission (approval required), and DisableApply (no entry). The default value is NeedPermission.
    AppDefinedData Array Optional The custom field of the group. By default, this field is unavailable and needs to be enabled before use. For details, see Group Systems.
    CreateTime Integer Optional The creation time of the group.

    Response packet examples

    • Basic form

       "ActionStatus": "OK",
       "ErrorInfo": "",
       "ErrorCode": 0,
       "GroupId": "@TGS#2J4SZEAEL"
    • Specifying other optional fields

       "ActionStatus": "OK",
       "ErrorInfo": "",
       "ErrorCode": 0,
       "GroupId": "MyFirstGroup"

    Response packet fields

    Field Type Description
    ActionStatus String The request processing result. OK: succeeded. FAIL: failed.
    ErrorCode Integer The error code. 0: succeeded. Other values: failed.
    ErrorInfo String Error information.
    GroupId String The resulting group ID from successful creation, which is assigned by the IM backend or specified by users.

    Error Codes

    Unless a network error (such as error 502) occurs, the HTTP return code for this API is always 200. ErrorCode and ErrorInfo in the response packet represent the actual error code and error information, respectively.
    For common error codes (60000 to 79999), see Error Codes.
    The following table describes the error codes specific to this API.

    Error Code Description
    10002 An internal server error occurred. To correct it, try again.
    10003 The request command word is invalid.
    10004 A parameter is invalid. To correct it, check whether request parameters are correct based on the error description.
    10007 Operation permissions are insufficient. For example, an ordinary member in a public group attempts to remove a member from the group, but only the app admin has the permission to do so.
    10021 The group ID has been used. To correct it, use another group ID.
    80001 Failed to pass text security filtering. To correct it, check whether the group name, group announcement, group introduction, or other contents contain sensitive words.

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