Add a scopedRoleMember

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Assign a Microsoft Entra role with administrative unit scope. For a list of roles that can be assigned with administrative unit scope, see Assign Microsoft Entra roles with administrative unit scope.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

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

Permissions

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) RoleManagement.ReadWrite.Directory Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application RoleManagement.ReadWrite.Directory Not available.

To assign Microsoft Entra roles with an administrative unit scope, the calling principal must be assigned one of the following Microsoft Entra roles:

  • Privileged Role Administrator
  • Global Administrator

HTTP request

POST /directory/administrativeUnits/{id}/scopedRoleMembers

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of scopedRoleMembership object.

Response

If successful, this method returns 201 Created response code and scopedRoleMembership object in the response body.

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/directory/administrativeUnits/{id}/scopedRoleMembers
Content-type: application/json

{
  "roleId": "roleId-value",
  "roleMemberInfo": {
    "id": "id-value"
  }
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of scopedRoleMembership object.

Response

Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

{
  "@odata.context":"https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#scopedRoleMemberships/$entity",
  "administrativeUnitId": "administrativeUnitId-value",
  "roleId": "roleId-value",
  "roleMemberInfo": {
    "id": "id-value",
    "displayName": "displayName-value",
    "userPrincipalName": "userPrincipalName-value"
  },
  "id": "id-value"
}