List historyDefinitions

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve the accessReviewHistoryDefinition objects created in the last 30 days, including all nested properties.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) AccessReview.ReadWrite.All Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application AccessReview.ReadWrite.All Not available.

If the signed-in user is not a Global Admin directory role member or a Global Reader directory role member, only the definitions that the signed-in user created will be returned.

HTTP request

GET /identityGovernance/accessReviews/historyDefinitions

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $top, $filter, $expand, and $skip OData query parameters to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters. Including ?$expand=instances will return the accessReviewHistoryDefinitions objects along with their associated instances.

The default page size for this API is 100 accessReviewHistoryDefinitions objects. To improve efficiency and avoid timeouts due to large result sets, apply pagination using the $skip and $top query parameters. For more information, see Paging Microsoft Graph data in your app.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of accessReviewHistoryDefinition objects in the response body.





Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

    "@odata.count": 1,
    "value": [
            "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.accessReviewHistoryDefinition",
            "id": "67e3de15-d263-45a9-8f4f-71271b495db7",
            "displayName": "Last year's ELM assignment reviews - one time",
            "reviewHistoryPeriodStartDateTime": "2021-01-01T00:00:00Z",
            "reviewHistoryPeriodEndDateTime": "2021-04-05T00:00:00Z",
            "decisions": [
            "status": "done",
            "createdDateTime": "2021-04-14T00:22:48.9392594Z",
            "createdBy": {
                "id": "957f1027-c0ee-460d-9269-b8444459e0fe",
                "displayName": "MOD Administrator",
                "userPrincipalName": ""
            "scopes": [
                    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.accessReviewQueryScope",
                    "queryType": "MicrosoftGraph",
                    "query": "/identityGovernance/accessReviews/definitions?$filter=contains(scope/query, 'accessPackageAssignments')",
                    "queryRoot": null