Update case

Namespace: microsoft.graph.ediscovery


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported. To determine whether an API is available in v1.0, use the Version selector.

Update the properties of a case object.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

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


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

PATCH /compliance/ediscovery/cases/{id}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields 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. For best performance, don't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
description String The case description.
displayName String The case name.
externalId String The external case number for customer reference.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an updated microsoft.graph.ediscovery.case object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/compliance/ediscovery/cases/061b9a92-8926-4bd9-b41d-abf35edc7583
Content-type: application/json

  "displayName": "My Case 1 - Renamed",
  "description": "Updated description",
  "externalId": "Updated externalId"


The following is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content