Create domain

Adds a domain to the tenant.

Important: You cannot use an associated domain with your Azure AD tenant until ownership is verified. See List verificationDnsRecords for details. Root domains require verification. For example, contoso.com requires verification. If a root domain is verified, subdomains of the root domain are automatically verified. For example, subdomain.contoso.com is automatically be verified if contoso.com has been verified.

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 Domain.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /domains

Request headers

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

Request body

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

The request body contains the id property for the new domain. Id is the only property that can be specified and it is required. The id property value is the fully qualified domain name to create.

Response

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

Example

Request

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

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/V1.0/domains
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 192

{
  "id": "contoso.com"
}
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: 192

{
  "authenticationType": "authenticationType-value",
  "availabilityStatus": "availabilityStatus-value",
  "id": "contoso.com",
  "isAdminManaged": true,
  "isDefault": true,
  "isInitial": true,
  "isRoot": true
}