identity resource type

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Represents an identity of an actor. For example, an actor can be a user, device, or application. Multiple Microsoft Graph APIs share this resource and the data they return varies depending on the API.

Base type of userIdentity.


Property Type Description
displayName String The display name of the identity.

For drive items, the display name might not always be available or up to date. For example, if a user changes their display name the API might show the new value in a future response, but the items associated with the user don't show up as changed when using delta.
id String Unique identifier for the identity or actor. For example, in the access reviews decisions API, this property might record the id of the principal, that is, the group, user, or application that's subject to review.
tenantId String Unique identity of the tenant. Optional.
thumbnails thumbnailSet Keyed collection of thumbnail resources. Optional. Applies to drive items, for example.

JSON representation

The following JSON representation shows the resource type.

  "displayName": "String",
  "id": "String (identifier)",
  "tenantId": "String",
  "thumbnails": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.thumbnailSet" }