List allowedValues

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Get a list of the allowedValue objects and their 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) CustomSecAttributeDefinition.Read.All CustomSecAttributeDefinition.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application CustomSecAttributeDefinition.Read.All CustomSecAttributeDefinition.ReadWrite.All

The signed-in user must also be assigned at least one of the following directory roles:

  • Attribute Assignment Reader
  • Attribute Definition Reader
  • Attribute Assignment Administrator
  • Attribute Definition Administrator

By default, Global Administrator and other administrator roles don't have permissions to read, define, or assign custom security attributes.

HTTP request

GET /directory/customSecurityAttributeDefinitions/{customSecurityAttributeDefinitionId}/allowedValues

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $select OData query parameter to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

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 allowedValue objects in the response body.



The following example gets all predefined values for a custom security attribute definition.

  • Attribute set: Engineering
  • Attribute: Project


The following example shows the response.

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

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#directory/customSecurityAttributeDefinitions('Engineering_Project')/allowedValues",
    "value": [
            "id": "Cascade",
            "isActive": true
            "id": "Baker",
            "isActive": true
            "id": "Alpine",
            "isActive": true