Zimbra REST API Reference

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Zimbra exposes its data via a REST API. This document is the reference for that functionality.

REST (REpresentational State Transfer) is an approach for building application services that make resources available via a URL. For example, the following REST command retrieves all inbox items as a simple RSS feed:


Learn more about REST at the Wikipedia article Representational State Transfer.

Command Format

The format of a Zimbra REST command is:


The following describes the components of the REST command:

Command Component Description

Common Parameters


The API supports the following methods to retrieve Zimbra data.

Folder Methods

Get Inbox

Get Drafts

Get Sent

Get Trash

Get Folder

Item Methods


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