directoryAudit resource type

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Represents the directory audit items and its collection.


Method Return Type Description
List directoryAudits directoryAudit List the directory audit items in the collection and their properties.
Get directoryAudit directoryAudit Get a specific directory audit item and its properties.


Property Type Description
activityDateTime DateTimeOffset Indicates the date and time the activity was performed. The Timestamp type is always in UTC time. For example, midnight UTC on Jan 1, 2014 is 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z. Supports $filter (eq, ge, le) and $orderby.
activityDisplayName String Indicates the activity name or the operation name (for example "Create User", "Add member to group"). For a list of activities logged, refer to Microsoft Entra audit log categories and activities. Supports $filter (eq, startswith).
additionalDetails keyValue collection Indicates more details on the activity.
category String Indicates which resource category that's targeted by the activity. For example: UserManagement, GroupManagement, ApplicationManagement, RoleManagement. For a list of categories for activities logged, refer to Microsoft Entra audit log categories and activities.
correlationId Guid Indicates a unique ID that helps correlate activities that span across various services. Can be used to trace logs across services. Supports $filter (eq).
id String Indicates the unique ID for the activity. Supports $filter (eq).
initiatedBy auditActivityInitiator Indicates information about the user or app initiated the activity. Supports $filter (eq) for user/id, user/displayName, user/userPrincipalName, app/appId, app/displayName; and $filter (startswith) for user/userPrincipalName.
loggedByService String Indicates information on which service initiated the activity (For example: Self-service Password Management, Core Directory, B2C, Invited Users, Microsoft Identity Manager, Privileged Identity Management. Supports $filter (eq).
operationType String Indicates the type of operation that was performed. The possible values include but aren't limited to the following: Add, Assign, Update, Unassign, and Delete.
result operationResult Indicates the result of the activity. Possible values are: success, failure, timeout, unknownFutureValue.
resultReason String Indicates the reason for failure if the result is failure or timeout.
targetResources targetResource collection Information about the resource that changed due to the activity. Supports $filter (eq) for id and displayName; and $filter (startswith) for displayName.
userAgent String Type of user agent used by a user in the activity.



JSON representation

Here's a JSON representation of the resource.

  "activityDateTime": "String (timestamp)",
  "activityDisplayName": "String",
  "additionalDetails": [{"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.keyValue"}],
  "category": "String",
  "correlationId": "Guid",
  "id": "String (identifier)",
  "initiatedBy": {"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.auditActivityInitiator"},
  "loggedByService": "String",
  "operationType": "String",
  "result": "string",
  "resultReason": "String",
  "targetResources": [{"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.targetResource"}],
  "userAgent": "String"