Update roleDefinition

Note: Using the Microsoft Graph APIs to configure Intune controls and policies still requires that the Intune service is correctly licensed by the customer.

Update the properties of a roleDefinition object.

Prerequisites

One of the following scopes is required to execute this API:

DeviceManagementRBAC.ReadWrite.All

HTTP Request

PATCH /deviceManagement/roleDefinitions/{roleDefinitionId}
PATCH /deviceManagement/roleDefinitions/{roleDefinitionId}/roleAssignments/{roleAssignmentId}/roleDefinition/

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer <token> Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a roleDefinition object. The following table shows the properties that are required when you create a roleDefinition.

Property Type Description
id String Key of the entity. This is read-only and automatically generated.
displayName String Display Name of the Role definition.
description String Description of the Role definition.
permissions rolePermission collection List of Resource Permissions this role is allowed to perform. These must match the actionName that is defined as part of the resourcePermission.
isBuiltInRoleDefinition Boolean Type of Role. Set to True if it is built-in, or set to False if it is a custom role definition.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an updated roleDefinition object in the response body.

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/deviceManagement/roleDefinitions/{roleDefinitionId}
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 268

{
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "description": "Description value",
  "permissions": [
    {
      "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.rolePermission",
      "actions": [
        "Actions value"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "isBuiltInRoleDefinition": true
}

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/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 370

{
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.roleDefinition",
  "id": "70fdcd08-cd08-70fd-08cd-fd7008cdfd70",
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "description": "Description value",
  "permissions": [
    {
      "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.rolePermission",
      "actions": [
        "Actions value"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "isBuiltInRoleDefinition": true
}