Create administrativeUnit

Important: APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are in preview and are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Use this API to create a new administrativeUnit.

Permissions

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) Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

POST /administrativeUnits

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of administrativeUnit object.

Since the administrativeUnit resource supports extensions, you can use the POST operation and add custom properties with your own data to the administrative unit while creating it.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/administrativeUnits
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 150

{
  "administrativeUnit": {
    "displayName": "displayName-value",
    "description": "description-value",
    "visibility": "visibility-value"
  }
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of administrativeUnit object.

Response

Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 172

{
  "administrativeUnit": {
    "displayName": "displayName-value",
    "description": "description-value",
    "visibility": "visibility-value",
    "id": "id-value"
  }
}

See also