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The J4 REST API allows me to GET a full list of users, but I have not found any example of how to filter such a request, for example by searching by userID or email.

When I look at the code for the users API controller (/api/components/com_users/src/Controller/UsersController.php), I see a bunch of code for filtering.

I have experimented with parameters and body JSON to try to trigger filtering, but nothing seems to work--it always returns the full list. For example, I tried adding

{"filter":["search":"montgomery-scott"]}

to the body.

Can anyone provide a sample GET request that shows filtering syntax?

Thanks!

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Include filter parameter in the endpoint URL:

/api/index.php/v1/users?filter[search]=montgomery-scott&filter[active]=1

Strangely, this is not documented in Joomla Core APIs documentation.

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