List historyDefinitions

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve the accessReviewHistoryDefinition objects created in the last 30 days, including all nested properties.


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) AccessReview.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application AccessReview.ReadWrite.All

If the signed-in user is not a Global Admin directory role member or a Global Reader directory role member, only the definitions that the signed-in user created will be returned.

HTTP request

GET /identityGovernance/accessReviews/historyDefinitions

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $top, $filter, $expand, and $skip OData query parameters to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters. Including ?$expand=instances will return the accessReviewHistoryDefinitions objects along with their associated instances.

The default page size for this API is 100 accessReviewHistoryDefinitions objects. To improve efficiency and avoid timeouts due to large result sets, apply pagination using the $skip and $top query parameters. For more information, see Paging Microsoft Graph data in your app.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of accessReviewHistoryDefinition objects in the response body.




Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

    "@odata.count": 1,
    "value": [
            "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.accessReviewHistoryDefinition",
            "id": "67e3de15-d263-45a9-8f4f-71271b495db7",
            "displayName": "Last year's ELM assignment reviews - one time",
            "reviewHistoryPeriodStartDateTime": "2021-01-01T00:00:00Z",
            "reviewHistoryPeriodEndDateTime": "2021-04-05T00:00:00Z",
            "decisions": [
            "status": "done",
            "createdDateTime": "2021-04-14T00:22:48.9392594Z",
            "createdBy": {
                "id": "957f1027-c0ee-460d-9269-b8444459e0fe",
                "displayName": "MOD Administrator",
                "userPrincipalName": ""
            "scopes": [
                    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.accessReviewQueryScope",
                    "queryType": "MicrosoftGraph",
                    "query": "/identityGovernance/accessReviews/definitions?$filter=contains(scope/query, 'accessPackageAssignments')",
                    "queryRoot": null