governanceResource: register

Namespace: microsoft.graph


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported. To determine whether an API is available in v1.0, use the Version selector.


This version of the Privileged Identity Management (PIM) API for Azure resources will be deprecated soon. Please use the new Azure REST PIM API for Azure resource roles.

Register a governanceResource object in Privileged Identity Management.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


The following table shows the least privileged permission or permissions required to call this API on each supported resource type. Follow best practices to request least privileged permissions. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Supported resource Delegated (work or school account) Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Application
Microsoft Entra ID PrivilegedAccess.ReadWrite.AzureAD Not supported. Not supported.
Azure resources PrivilegedAccess.ReadWrite.AzureResources Not supported. Not supported.
group PrivilegedAccess.ReadWrite.AzureADGroup Not supported. Not supported.

The requester must also have at least one active role assignment on the resource.

HTTP request

POST /privilegedAccess/azureResources/resources/register

Optional query parameters

This method only supports the $select and $expand OData query parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-type application/json

Request body

Properties Type Description
externalId String The external identifier of the resource to be registered in PIM. If registering a subscription, the identifier is the subscription identifier prepended by /subscriptions/. For example, /subscriptions/c14ae696-5e0c-4e5d-88cc-bef6637737ac.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response.


The following example shows how to call this API.


Content-type: application/json

  "externalId": "/subscriptions/c14ae696-5e0c-4e5d-88cc-bef6637737ac"


HTTP/1.1 200 OK