Create threat intelligence indicator

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Create a new tiIndicator 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) ThreatIndicators.ReadWrite.OwnedBy Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application ThreatIndicators.ReadWrite.OwnedBy Not available.

HTTP request

POST /security/tiIndicators

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {code}

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a tiIndicator object containing at least one email, file, or network observable, and the following required fields: action, description, expirationDateTime, targetProduct, threatType, tlpLevel.


If successful, this method returns 201 Created response code and a tiIndicator object in the response body.



The following example shows a request.

Content-type: application/json

  "action": "alert",
  "activityGroupNames": [],
  "confidence": 0,
  "description": "This is a canary indicator for demo purpose. Take no action on any observables set in this indicator.",
  "expirationDateTime": "2019-03-01T21:43:37.5031462+00:00",
  "externalId": "Test--8586509942679764298MS501",
  "fileHashType": "sha256",
  "fileHashValue": "aa64428647b57bf51524d1756b2ed746e5a3f31b67cf7fe5b5d8a9daf07ca313",
  "killChain": [],
  "malwareFamilyNames": [],
  "severity": 0,
  "tags": [],
  "targetProduct": "Azure Sentinel",
  "threatType": "WatchList",
  "tlpLevel": "green"


The following example shows the response.


The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#Security/tiIndicators/$entity",
    "id": "e58c072b-c9bb-a5c4-34ce-eb69af44fb1e",
    "azureTenantId": "XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
    "action": "alert",
    "additionalInformation": null,
    "activityGroupNames": [],
    "confidence": 0,
    "description": "This is a canary indicator for demo purpose. Take no action on any observables set in this indicator.",