Create legalHold

Namespace: microsoft.graph.ediscovery

Important

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Create a new legalHold object.

Permissions

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) eDiscovery.Read.All, eDiscovery.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

POST /compliance/ediscovery/cases/{caseId}/legalHolds

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 legalHold object.

The following table shows the properties that are required when you create the legalHold.

Property Type Description
displayName String The display name of the legal hold.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a microsoft.graph.ediscovery.legalHold object in the response body.

Examples

Request

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/compliance/ediscovery/cases/{caseId}/legalHolds
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.ediscovery.legalHold",
  "description": "String",
  "createdBy": {
    "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.identitySet"
  },
  "isEnabled": "Boolean",
  "status": "String",
  "contentQuery": "String",
  "errors": [
    "String"
  ],
  "displayName": "String"
}

Response

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

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

{
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.ediscovery.legalHold",
  "id": "700cd868-d868-700c-68d8-0c7068d80c70",
  "description": "String",
  "createdBy": {
    "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.identitySet"
  },
  "lastModifiedBy": {
    "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.identitySet"
  },
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "String (timestamp)",
  "isEnabled": "Boolean",
  "status": "String",
  "contentQuery": "String",
  "errors": [
    "String"
  ],
  "displayName": "String",
  "createdDateTime": "String (timestamp)"
}