impactedResource: postpone

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Postpone action on an impactedResource object to a specified future date and time by marking its status as postponed. On the specified date and time, Azure AD will automatically mark the status of the impactedResource object to active.


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) DirectoryRecommendations.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application DirectoryRecommendations.ReadWrite.All

For delegated scenarios, the admin needs one of the following Azure AD roles:

  • Global administrator
  • Security administrator
  • Security operator
  • Application administrator
  • Cloud application administrator

HTTP request

POST /directory/recommendations/{recommendationId}/impactedResources/{impactedResourceId}/postpone

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 parameters.

The following table shows the parameters that are required with this action.

Parameter Type Description
postponeUntilDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time when the status of the impactedResource will be updated to active.


If successful, this action returns a 200 OK response code and a impactedResource in the response body.



The following is an example of a request.

Content-Type: application/json

  "postponeUntilDateTime": "2023-03-01T09:40:39.0420371Z"


The following is an example of the response

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

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

  "@odata.context": "$metadata#impactedResource",
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.impactedResource",
  "id": "dbd9935e-15b7-4800-9049-8d8704c23ad2",
  "subjectId": "f9c3466a-9cb5-46ee-84db-e7e6e405b937",
  "recommendationId": "7918d4b5-0442-4a97-be2d-36f9f9962ece_Microsoft.Identity.IAM.Insights.ApplicationCredentialExpiry",
  "resourceType": "app",
  "addedDateTime": "2022-03-19T09:40:39.0420371Z",
  "postponeUntilDateTime": "2023-03-01T09:40:39.0420371Z",
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "2022-04-04T20:43:28.9687029Z",
  "lastModifiedBy": "b5fa65db-0d2b-4233-8788-ab0213567669",
  "displayName": "Contoso IWA App Tutorial",
  "owner": null,
  "rank": 1,
  "portalUrl": " f9c3466a-9cb5-46ee-84db-e7e6e405b937",
  "apiUrl": null,
  "status": "postponed",
  "additionalDetails": [
          "key": "ExpiringCredentialsCount",
          "value": "1"