Update ediscoveryHoldPolicy

Namespace: microsoft.graph.security


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Update the properties of an ediscoveryHoldPolicy object.


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) eDiscovery.Read.All, eDiscovery.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

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

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply only the values for properties that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain 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 is an example of 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 is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content