Update ediscoveryHoldPolicy

Namespace: microsoft.graph.security


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Update the properties of an ediscoveryHoldPolicy object.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

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


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) eDiscovery.Read.All eDiscovery.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Not supported. Not supported.

HTTP request

PATCH /security/cases/ediscoveryCases/{ediscoveryCaseId}/legalHolds/{ediscoveryHoldPolicyId}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply only the values for properties that should be updated. Existing properties that aren't included in the request body maintains their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values.

The following table specifies the properties that can be updated.

Property Type Description
description String The description of the legal hold policy. Optional.


If successful, this method returns a 204 No Content response code and an updated microsoft.graph.security.ediscoveryHoldPolicy object in the response body.



The following example shows a request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/security/cases/ediscoveryCases/b0073e4e-4184-41c6-9eb7-8c8cc3e2288b/legalholds/783c3ea4-d474-4051-9c13-08707ce8c8b6

    "description": "updated description",


The following example shows the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content