Update externalGroup

Namespace: microsoft.graph.externalConnectors

Update the properties of an externalGroup 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) ExternalItem.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalItem.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported
Application ExternalItem.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, ExternalItem.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

PATCH /external/connections/{connectionsId}/groups/{externalGroupId}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant properties 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, do not include properties that are not changing.

Property Type Description
displayName String The friendly name of the external group. Optional.
description String The description of the external group. Optional.


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



PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/external/connections/{connectionsId}/groups/{externalGroupId}
Content-Type: application/json

  "displayName": "Contoso Marketing",
  "description": "The product marketing team"


HTTP/1.1 204 No Content