Update sourceCollection

Namespace: microsoft.graph.ediscovery


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Update the properties of a sourceCollection 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

PATCH /compliance/ediscovery/cases/{caseId}/sourceCollections/{sourceCollectionId}

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
contentQuery String The query string in KQL (Keyword Query Language) query. For details, see Keyword queries and search conditions for Content Search and eDiscovery. You can refine searches by using fields paired with values; for example, subject:"Quarterly Financials" AND Date>=06/01/2016 AND Date<=07/01/2016.
dataSourceScopes microsoft.graph.ediscovery.dataSourceScopes When specified, the collection will span across a service for an entire workload. Possible values are: none,allTenantMailboxes,allTenantSites,allCaseCustodians,allCaseNoncustodialDataSources. Note: Either one custodian or specifying dataSourceScope is required when creating a source collection.
description String The description of the sourceCollection.
displayName String The display name of the sourceCollection.


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



PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/compliance/ediscovery/cases/{caseId}/sourceCollections/1a9b4145d8f84e39bc45a7f68c5c5119
Content-Type: application/json

    "displayName": "Quarterly Financials search",


HTTP/1.1 204 No Content