identity resource type

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Represents an identity of an actor. For example, an actor can be a user, device, or application.

Base type of userIdentity.


Property Type Description
displayName String The display name of the identity. 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 won't show up as having changed when using delta.
id String Unique identifier for the identity. When the unique identifier is unavailable, the displayName property is provided for the identity, but the id property isn't included in the response.
tenantId String Unique identity of the tenant. Optional.
thumbnails thumbnailSet Keyed collection of thumbnail resources. Optional.

JSON representation

The following JSON representation shows the resource type.

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