Create administrativeUnit

Use this API to create a new administrativeUnit.

Prerequisites

The following scopes are required to execute this API: Directory.AccessAsUser.All

HTTP request

POST /administrativeUnits

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer . 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