Create legalHold siteSource

Namespace: microsoft.graph.ediscovery


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Adds a siteSource to a legalHold object.

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

HTTP request

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

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 siteSource object.

The following table lists the properties that are required when you create the siteSource.

Property Type Description
site String URL of the site; for example,


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



Content-Type: application/json

    "site": {
        "webUrl": ""


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

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

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#compliance/ediscovery/cases('15d80234-8320-4f10-96d0-d98d53ffdfc9')/legalHolds('644db9d3-5a67-4ca0-aa1c-0cca02168875')/siteSources/$entity",
    "displayName": "Secret Site",
    "createdDateTime": "2021-08-11T23:17:31.687Z",
    "id": "32443932-4343-3545-3339-373031353742",
    "createdBy": {
        "user": {
            "id": null,
            "displayName": "Edisco Admin"