Update legalHold

Namespace: microsoft.graph.ediscovery


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Update the properties of a legalHold object.


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/{caseId}/legalHolds/{legalholdId}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. 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 legal hold description.
displayName String The display name of the legal hold.
isEnabled Boolean Indicates whether the hold is enabled and actively holding content.


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



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

  "description": "This is a description for a legalHold"


HTTP/1.1 204 No Content