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purview retentioneventtype get

Get a retention event type


m365 purview retentioneventtype get [options]


-i, --id <id>
The Id of the retention event type.
-h, --help [help]
Output usage information. Optionally, specify which section of command's help you want to see. Allowed values are options, examples, remarks, response, full. Default is full.
--query [query]
JMESPath query string. See for more information and examples
-o, --output [output]
Output type. json,text,csv,md. Default json
Runs command with verbose logging
Runs command with debug logging


Get a retention event type by id

m365 purview retentioneventtype get --id c37d695e-d581-4ae9-82a0-9364eba4291e



This command is based on an API that is currently in preview and is subject to change once the API reached general availability.


This command currently only supports delegated permissions.

More information

This command is part of a series of commands that have to do with event-based retention. Event-based retention is about starting a retention period when a specific event occurs, instead of the moment a document was labeled or created.

Read more on event-based retention here


  "displayName": "Test retention event type",
  "description": "Description for the retention event type",
  "createdDateTime": "2023-01-29T09:30:42Z",
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "2023-01-29T09:30:42Z",
  "id": "c37d695e-d581-4ae9-82a0-9364eba4291e",
  "createdBy": {
    "user": {
      "id": null,
      "displayName": "John Doe"
  "lastModifiedBy": {
    "user": {
      "id": null,
      "displayName": "John Doe"
createdBy           : {"user":{"id":null,"displayName":"John Doe"}}
createdDateTime     : 2023-01-29T09:30:42Z
description         : Description for the retention event type
displayName         : Test retention event type
id                  : c37d695e-d581-4ae9-82a0-9364eba4291e
lastModifiedBy      : {"user":{"id":null,"displayName":"John Doe"}}
lastModifiedDateTime: 2023-01-29T09:30:42Z
Test retention event type,Description for the retention event type,2023-01-29T09:30:42Z,2023-01-29T09:30:42Z,c37d695e-d581-4ae9-82a0-9364eba4291e,"{""user"":{""id"":null,""displayName"":""John Doe""}}","{""user"":{""id"":null,""displayName"":""John Doe""}}"
# purview retentioneventtype get --id "c37d695e-d581-4ae9-82a0-9364eba4291e"

Date: 1/29/2023

## Test retention event type (c37d695e-d581-4ae9-82a0-9364eba4291e)

Property | Value
displayName | Test retention event type
description | Description for the retention event type
createdDateTime | 2023-01-29T09:30:42Z
lastModifiedDateTime | 2023-01-29T09:30:42Z
id | c37d695e-d581-4ae9-82a0-9364eba4291e
createdBy | {"user":{"id":null,"displayName":"John Doe"}}
lastModifiedBy | {"user":{"id":null,"displayName":"John Doe"}}