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The Agent resource defines the interface for an agent, such as a user, a system, or an organization.

Data Formats


If you make a GET request, specify the desired data format using the Accept header.


If you POST something, specify the data format using the Content-Type header.

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Name Type Description
Authorization header The authorization carrying the OAuth 2.0 access token. See OAuth 2.0 Bearer Tokens.
uid path The agent id which is typically a cis user id.
access_token query The ID of the OAuth 2 access token used for identification and authorization of the user (and agent) making the request.


GET - Read an agent.

Status Codes
200 Upon a successful read.
404 If the requested agent is not found.
429 If the request was throttled.

Example Requests

Read User How to read a contributor.

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