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Yammer REST API : GET /messages.json retrieving only top 20 messages with limit set as 10000

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spaturu
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Hi,

 

How can I retrieve all the messages? When I execute GET on /messages.json, I get only the top 20 messages.

 

Note: I have verified admin access token.

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From what I understood you will only retrieve 20 messages by request, and you have to play with the "newer_than" and "older_than" params to retrieve the messages you want.

I guess that if you want to retrieve all the messages, you can use the data export api (https://developer.yammer.com/docs/data-export-api). You can specify an interval of dates between which you want to retrieve messages. You have to do a little of parsing because it send you back a zip containing some csv files, one of these file contains all the messages.

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