Skype for Business - onBehalfOf Resource


  • JSON
  • XML

Represents the contact on whose behalf the invitation was received.

Web link

For more on web links, see Web Links.

Name Description
relThe resource that this link points to. In JSON, this is the outer container.
hrefThe location of this resource on the server, and the target of an HTTP operation.

Resource description

This resource is usually present in an incoming invitation when a delegate makes a call on the behalf of someone else.


Name Description
company The name of the contact's company.
department The name of the contact's department.
emailAddresses The contact's e-mail addresses.
homePhoneNumber The contact's home phone number.
sourceNetworkIconUrl The web URI of the icon representing the contact's source network.
mobilePhoneNumber The contact's mobile phone number.
name The contact's name.
office The contact's office number.
otherPhoneNumber The contact's other phone number.
sourceNetwork The contact's source network (SourceNetwork), such as SameEnterprise or PublicCloud (such as a Skype contact).
title The contact's title.
type The contact's type (ContactType), such as User, Phone, or Bot.
uri The contact's URI.
workPhoneNumber The contact's work phone number.


This resource can have the following relationships.

Link Description
selfThe link to the current resource.
contactLocation Represents a contact's location.
contactNote Represents a contact's personal or out-of-office note.
contactPhoto The photo of a contact.
contactPresence Represents a contact's availability and activity.
contactPrivacyRelationship Represents the privacy relationship between the user and a contact.
contactSupportedModalities Represents the communication modalities supported by a contact.


  • GET

Returns a representation of the contact on behalf of whom the invitation was received.

Request body


Response body

The response from a GET request contains the properties and links shown in the Properties and Links sections at the top of this page.

Synchronous errors

The errors below (if any) are specific to this resource. Generic errors that can apply to any resource are covered in Generic synchronous errors.

Error Code Subcode Description
Forbidden403None Returned when an application does not have permission to view this contact's information.
Forbidden403None The user does not have sufficient privileges to access the contact list.



Get HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Accept: application/json
if-none-match: bbabd133-a5f5-49e6-8fdc-bdfca62ca662


JSON Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Etag: 3b95ca41-92dd-4c23-9a8e-fba4fad2dc21
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 1081
  "rel" : "onBehalfOf",
  "company" : "ContosoCorp.",
  "department" : "Engineering",
  "emailAddresses" : [
  "homePhoneNumber" : "tel : +19185550107",
  "sourceNetworkIconUrl" : "https : //",
  "mobilePhoneNumber" : "tel : 4255551212;phone-context=defaultprofile",
  "name" : "AlexDoe",
  "office" : "tel : +1425554321;ext=54321",
  "otherPhoneNumber" : "tel : +19195558194",
  "sourceNetwork" : "SameEnterprise",
  "title" : "Engineer2",
  "type" : "User",
  "uri" : "sip :",
  "workPhoneNumber" : "tel : +1425554321;ext=54321",
  "_links" : {
    "self" : {
      "href" : "//v1/applications/970/people/825"
    "contactLocation" : {
      "href" : "//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactLocation"
    "contactNote" : {
      "href" : "//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactNote"
    "contactPhoto" : {
      "href" : "//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactPhoto"
    "contactPresence" : {
      "href" : "//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactPresence"
    "contactPrivacyRelationship" : {
      "href" : "//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactPrivacyRelationship"
    "contactSupportedModalities" : {
      "href" : "//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactSupportedModalities"


Get HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer cwt=PHNhbWw6QXNzZXJ0aW9uIHhtbG5...uZm8
Accept: application/xml
if-none-match: 2d5b328e-3d10-4c73-8889-ac33fcc7b128


XML Response

This sample is given only as an illustration of response syntax. The semantic content is not guaranteed to correspond to a valid scenario.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Etag: 2fe67275-e6ea-4d67-b145-58c637dc8163
Content-Type: application/xml
Content-Length: 1600
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<resource rel="onBehalfOf" href="//v1/applications/970/people/825" xmlns="">
  <link rel="contactLocation" href="//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactLocation" />
  <link rel="contactNote" href="//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactNote" />
  <link rel="contactPhoto" href="//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactPhoto" />
  <link rel="contactPresence" href="//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactPresence" />
  <link rel="contactPrivacyRelationship" href="//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactPrivacyRelationship" />
  <link rel="contactSupportedModalities" href="//v1/applications/970/people/235/contactSupportedModalities" />
  <property name="rel">onBehalfOf</property>
  <property name="company">Contoso Corp.</property>
  <property name="department">Engineering</property>
  <propertyList name="emailAddresses">
  <property name="homePhoneNumber">tel:+19185550107</property>
  <property name="sourceNetworkIconUrl"></property>
  <property name="mobilePhoneNumber">tel:4255551212;phone-context=defaultprofile</property>
  <property name="name">Alex Doe</property>
  <property name="office">tel:+1425554321;ext=54321</property>
  <property name="otherPhoneNumber">tel:+19195558194</property>
  <property name="sourceNetwork">SameEnterprise</property>
  <property name="title">Engineer 2</property>
  <property name="type">User</property>
  <property name="uri"></property>
  <property name="workPhoneNumber">tel:+1425554321;ext=54321</property>