Create dataSource

Namespace: microsoft.graph.ediscovery

Important

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Add additional data sources to a source collection.

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}/sourceCollections/{sourceCollectionId}/additionalSources

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 dataSource object.

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

Note: Either email or site are required, not both.

Property Type Description
email string SMTP address of the mailbox. To get the email address of a group, use List groups or Get group. You can query by the name of the group using $filter; for example, https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/groups?$filter=displayName eq 'secret group'&$select=mail,id,displayName.
site string URL of the site; for example, https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/HumanResources.

Response

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

Examples

Example 1: Add a user or group mailbox to the additional sources

Request

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/compliance/ediscovery/cases/15d80234-8320-4f10-96d0-d98d53ffdfc9/sourceCollections/39b0bafd920e4360995c62e18a5e8a49/additionalsources
Content-Type: application/json

{
    "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.ediscovery.userSource",
    "email": "badguy@contoso.com"
}

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.dataSource",
  "id": "0fb67fc5-7fc5-0fb6-c57f-b60fc57fb60f",
  "displayName": "String",
  "createdDateTime": "String (timestamp)",
  "createdBy": {
    "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.identitySet"
  }
}

Example 2: Add a site or group site to additional sources

Request

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/compliance/ediscovery/cases/15d80234-8320-4f10-96d0-d98d53ffdfc9/sourceCollections/39b0bafd920e4360995c62e18a5e8a49/additionalsources
Content-Type: application/json

{
    "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.ediscovery.siteSource",
    "site": {
        "webUrl": "https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/SecretSite"
    }
}

Response

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

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

{
    "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/$metadata#compliance/ediscovery/cases('15d80234-8320-4f10-96d0-d98d53ffdfc9')/sourceCollections('39b0bafd920e4360995c62e18a5e8a49')/additionalSources/$entity",
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.ediscovery.siteSource",
    "displayName": "Secret Site",
    "createdDateTime": "2021-08-11T23:35:02.33986Z",
    "id": "42393244-3838-4636-3437-453030334136",
    "createdBy": {
        "user": {
            "id": "798d8d23-2087-4e03-912e-c0d9db5cb5d2",
            "displayName": "Edisco Admin",
            "userPrincipalname": "ediscoadmin@contoso.com"
        }
    }
}