Zimbra REST API Reference:Get Briefcase

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REST API Method: Get Briefcase

Gets the list of items in the briefcase folder. The default folder is "Briefcase" but user-defined folders are also supported.



Go to Command Format

HTTP Method



xml,json,rss,zip,tar,tgz (Go to Response Formats)

Note: When using the zip,tar,tgz formats, the items in the briefcase folder are packaged in the archive.

Requires Authentication

true (Go to Authentication)


  • fmt. Required. The response format.

Usage Examples

Retrieve a directory of the "Briefcase" folder (this will include a list of sub-folders and documents):


Retrieve the list of items in the "Briefcase" folder in JSON format:


Retrieve the list of items in the "Briefcase" folder in XML format:


Retrieve the list of items in the "Briefcase" folder in RSS format:


Download all items in the "Briefcase" folder in a ZIP archive:


Retrieve the user-defined briefcase folder "MyBriefcaseFolder", in JSON format:


Retrieve the directory of a user-defined "TestFolder1" folder that is a sub-folder of "Briefcase":


Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration Suite 6.0 Date Created: 01/16/2010
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Zimbra_REST_API_Reference:Get_Briefcase Date Modified: 2010-04-14

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