Add externalSponsors

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Add a user or a group to the connected organization's external sponsors. The external sponsors are a set of users who can approve requests on behalf of other users from that connected organization.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) EntitlementManagement.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application EntitlementManagement.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /identityGovernance/entitlementManagement/connectedOrganizations/{id}/externalSponsors/$ref

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of the reference to the user or group object to be added, as an property with the full URI of the user or group.


If successful, this method returns a 204 No Content response code. It does not return anything in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json

  "": "{id}"


The following is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content