Create resourceOperation

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Note: The Microsoft Graph API for Intune requires an active Intune license for the tenant.

Create a new resourceOperation object.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

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


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

HTTP Request

POST /deviceManagement/resourceOperations

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Accept application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation for the resourceOperation object.

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

Property Type Description
id String Key of the Resource Operation. Read-only, automatically generated.
resourceName String Name of the Resource this operation is performed on.
actionName String Type of action this operation is going to perform. The actionName should be concise and limited to as few words as possible.
description String Description of the resource operation. The description is used in mouse-over text for the operation when shown in the Azure Portal.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a resourceOperation object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 178

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.resourceOperation",
  "resourceName": "Resource Name value",
  "actionName": "Action Name value",
  "description": "Description value"


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 227

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.resourceOperation",
  "id": "232b8fee-8fee-232b-ee8f-2b23ee8f2b23",
  "resourceName": "Resource Name value",
  "actionName": "Action Name value",
  "description": "Description value"