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  1. Enable filter groups on displayName with Contains string operator

    Currently, we can only filter AAD Groups on the DisplayName attribute using the StartsWith operator. It would be useful to be able to use the Contains operator.

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  2. Enable $orderby on group members

    We want to do paging on group members in our UI (where we show group members). The paging is based on first name or last name. However, graph groups endpoint does not support orderby.

    Having this support will make life easier.

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    This capability is now available in Microsoft Graph public preview. For an example please see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/group-list-members?view=graph-rest-beta&tabs=http#example-4-use-searchand-odata-cast-to-get-user-membership-in-groups-with-display-names-that-contain-the-letters-pr-including-a-count-of-returned-objects

    NOTE: you’ll need to use a custom HTTP request header and request $count too, and the OData case to enable this query capability.

    See also related queries in the changelog entry

  3. Support filtering of memberOf endpoint

    I think I can reiterate what many users are saying about endpoints without filters, its a time consuming task to page through thousands of roles when I'm after a subset of them. Enabling something like this would be helpful:

    https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/memberOf?$filter=startswith(displayName,'app')

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  4. Support $count for group members and owners

    Currently $count is not supported on directoryObjects like users and groups. Although it would be great to know how much members / owners are in a group. The only way right now is via querying the members or owners endpoint of the group and checking the array length. Depending on the number of members, this could lead to multiple calls.

    It would be great that the $count parameter would be supported so that only one call is required.

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    This capability is now available in Microsoft Graph public preview. For an example please see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/group-list-members?view=graph-rest-beta&tabs=http#example-5-use-filter-to-get-group-membership-with-a-display-name-that-starts-with-the-letter-a-including-a-count-of-returned-objects. Although not documented, this IS also supported on /owners.

    NOTE: you’ll need to use a custom HTTP request header and request $count too, to enable this query capability.

    See also related queries in the changelog entry https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/changelog#identity-and-access-azure-ad

  5. Allow filter on target of a navigation collection for users and groups

    Enable filtering and casting on the target for a navigation collection. For example "get the users that are members of a group, even though the group contains users, groups and service principals. Additionally allow me to do things like find all the members of this group that are in "sales" department.

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    This capability is now available in Microsoft Graph public preview. For an example please see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/group-list-members?view=graph-rest-beta&tabs=http#example-5-use-filter-to-get-group-membership-with-a-display-name-that-starts-with-the-letter-a-including-a-count-of-returned-objects.

    NOTE: you’ll need to use a custom HTTP request header and request $count too, to enable this query capability.

    See also related queries in the changelog entry https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/changelog#identity-and-access-azure-ad

  6. Add $filter and $select on a function or action in Microsoft Graph

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    GetMemberGroups only returns the "id" properties of the groups, afaik there is no way to include other additional properties (my guess it's because it only searches in some kind of index rather than actually traversing all nodes in the hierarchy, which makes sense when it needs to be transitive)

    DirectoryObjects.GetByIds comes handy once I have the ids from GetMemberGroups, but this one returns all default properties. If I specify any $filter for example if I know that I don't need groups with certain prefix in displayName, or a $select because I know I will only need…

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    Hi, you can do this with Microsoft Graph .NET SDK using the beta endpoint

    //Get serviceClient
    graphClient.BaseUrl = “https://graph.microsoft.com/beta”;
    var options = new List { new HeaderOption(“ConsistencyLevel”, “eventual”) };
    var requestUrl = graphClient.Users[“{User Id}”].MemberOf.AppendSegmentToRequestUrl(“microsoft.graph.group”);
    var request = new UserRequestBuilder(requestUrl, graphClient).Request(options);
    var groupsMembership = await request.GetAsync();

    the Graph Explorer example (for /me endpoint) is here:
    https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/graph-explorer?request=me/memberOf/microsoft.graph.group&method=GET&version=beta&GraphUrl=https://graph.microsoft.com&requestBody=&headers=W3sibmFtZSI6IkNvbnNpc3RlbmN5TGV2ZWwiLCJ2YWx1ZSI6ImV2ZW50dWFsIn1d

    Look here for more info: https://aka.ms/CountFilterMSGraphAAD

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