Update crossTenantIdentitySyncPolicyPartner

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Update the user synchronization policy of a partner-specific configuration.


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) Policy.ReadWrite.CrossTenantAccess
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not applicable
Application Policy.ReadWrite.CrossTenantAccess

The signed-in user must also be assigned the following minimum directory role:

  • Hybrid Identity Administrator

HTTP request

PATCH /policies/crossTenantAccessPolicy/partners/{id}/identitySynchronization

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, supply only the values for properties that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values.

The following table specifies the properties that can be updated.

Property Type Description
displayName String Display name for the cross-tenant user synchronization policy. Generally, this should be the tenant name of the partner Azure AD organization. Optional.
userSyncInbound crossTenantUserSyncInbound Determines whether users can be synchronized from the partner tenant. If set to false, any current user synchronization from the source tenant to the target tenant will stop. There is no impact to existing users that have already been synchronized.


If successful, this method returns a 204 No Content response code.



The following is an example of a request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/policies/crossTenantAccessPolicy/partners/90e29127-71ad-49c7-9ce8-db3f41ea06f1/identitySynchronization
Content-Type: application/json

    "isSyncAllowed": true


HTTP/1.1 204 No Content