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Importing a Group Profile

Feature Overview

This API allows the app admin to import group data without triggering callbacks or delivering notifications. When your app needs to be migrated to Chat from another instant messaging system, you can use this API to import existing group data.

API Calling Description

Applicable group types

Group Type
Support for This RESTful API
Private
Yes. Same as work groups (Work) in the new version.
Public
Yes
ChatRoom
Yes. Same as meeting groups (Meeting) in the new version.
AVChatRoom
No
Community
Yes
Above are the built-in group types of the Chat service. For more information, see Group System.
Note
AVChatRoom groups do not support importing basic group data. If you attempt to import basic group data for AVChatRoom groups, error 10007 is returned. To achieve the effect of importing basic group data, you can create a group and modify basic group data.

Sample request URL

https://xxxxxx/v4/group_open_http_svc/import_group?sdkappid=88888888&identifier=admin&usersig=xxx&random=99999999&contenttype=json

Request parameters

The following table describes the modified parameters when this API is called. For other parameters, see RESTful API Overview.
Parameter
Description
xxxxxx
Domain name corresponding to 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
Mumbai: adminapiind.im.qcloud.com
Silicon Valley: adminapiusa.im.qcloud.com
Jakarta: adminapiidn.im.qcloud.com
v4/group_open_http_svc/import_group
Request API
sdkappid
SDKAppID assigned by the Chat console when an app is created
identifier
App admin account. For more information, see the App Admin section in Login Authentication.
usersig
Signature generated by the app admin account. For details, see Generating UserSig.
random
A random 32-bit unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 4294967295.
contenttype
Request format. The value is fixed to json.

Maximum call frequency

200 calls per second

Sample request

Basic format Import a group. You can use CreateTime to specify the group creation time.
{
"Owner_Account": "leckie", // User ID of the group owner (optional)
"Type": "Public", // Group type: Private, Public, ChatRoom, or Community (required)
"Name": "TestGroup", // Group name (required)
"CreateTime": 1448357837 // Group creation time (optional). If this field is not specified, the default creation time is the request time.
}
Containing only the topic-enabled parameter format Import a group and specify its type as a topic-enabled community group.
{
"Type": "Community", // Group type (required)
"Name": "test_import_group", // Group name (required)
"SupportTopic": 1// Whether the topic option is supported. Valid values: `1`: yes; `0`: no.
}
Specifying other optional fields You can specify optional fields such as Introduction and Notice. The request format is the same as that of a group creation request.
{
"Owner_Account": "leckie", // User ID of the group owner (optional)
"Type": "Public", // Group type: Private, Public, ChatRoom, or Community (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 notice (optional)
"FaceUrl": "http://this.is.face.url",
"MaxMemberCount": 500, // Maximum number of group members (optional)
"ApplyJoinOption": "FreeAccess", // Method for handling requests to join the group (optional)
"CreateTime": 1448357837, // Group creation time (optional). If this field is not specified, the default creation time is the request time.
"AppDefinedData": [ // Group custom field (optional)
{
"Key": "GroupTestData1", // Key of the app custom field
"Value": "xxxxx" // Value of the custom field
},
{
"Key": " GroupTestData2",
"Value": "abc\u0000\u0001" // The custom field supports binary data.
}
]
}

Request fields

Field
Type
Required
Description
Owner_Account
String
Optional
Group owner ID, which will be automatically added to group members. If this field is not specified, the group will have no group owner.
Type
String
Required
Group type, which can be Public, Private (Work), ChatRoom, or Community.
GroupId
String
Optional
To simplify group IDs and make them easy to remember, Tencent Cloud allows apps to customize group IDs during group creation through RESTful APIs. For details, see Group Systems.
Name
String
Required
Group name, whose maximum length is 30 bytes.
Introduction
String
Optional
Group introduction, whose maximum length is 240 bytes.
Notification
String
Optional
Group notice, whose maximum length is 300 bytes.
FaceUrl
String
Optional
URL of the group profile photo, whose maximum length is 100 bytes.
MaxMemberCount
Integer
Optional
Maximum number of group members, which is 6,000 at the maximum. The default value is 2,000. Currently, a community group supports up to 100,000 group members.
ApplyJoinOption
String
Optional
Method for handling requests to join the group. Valid values: FreeAccess, NeedPermission (default), and DisableApply. This field is not supported by community groups.
AppDefinedData
Array
Optional
Group custom field. By default, this field is unavailable and needs to be enabled before use. For details, see Group Systems.
CreateTime
Integer
Optional
Group creation time
SupportTopic
Integer
No
Whether the topic option is supported. This field is valid only for communities.

Sample response

Basic format
{
"ActionStatus": "OK",
"ErrorInfo": "",
"ErrorCode": 0,
"GroupId": "@TGS#2J4SZEAEL"
}
Containing only the topic-enabled parameter format
{
"ActionStatus": "OK",
"ErrorInfo": "",
"ErrorCode": 0,
"GroupId": "@TGS#_@TGS#c4YHCIIM62CX"
}
Specifying other optional fields
{
"ActionStatus": "OK",
"ErrorInfo": "",
"ErrorCode": 0,
"GroupId": "MyFirstGroup"
}

Response fields

Field
Type
Description
ActionStatus
String
Request result. OK: successful; FAIL: failed
ErrorCode
Integer
Error code. 0: Successful; other values: Failed
ErrorInfo
String
Error information
GroupId
String
Group ID after successful creation, which is assigned by the Chat backend or specified by users.

Error Codes

The returned HTTP status code for this API is always 200 unless a network error (such as error 502) occurs. The specific error code and details can be found in the response fields ErrorCode and ErrorInfo respectively. For public error codes (60000 to 79999), see Error Codes. The following table describes the error codes specific to this API:
Error Code
Description
10002
Internal server error. Try again.
10003
Invalid command word.
10004
Invalid parameter. Check the error description and troubleshoot the issue.
10007
No operation permissions. This error occurs when, for example, a member in a public group tries to remove other users from the group (only the app admin can perform this operation).
10021
The group ID is already in use. Specify another group ID.

API Debugging Tool

Use the RESTful API online debugging tool to debug this API.

References

Setting the unread message count of a member (v4/group_open_http_svc/set_unread_msg_num)