Update authenticationContextClassReference

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Update the properties of an authenticationContextClassReference object.


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) Policy.ReadWrite.ConditionalAccess
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Policy.ReadWrite.ConditionalAccess


This API has a known issue related to permissions.

HTTP request

PATCH /identity/conditionalAccess/authenticationContextClassReferences/{id}

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant properties that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body maintain their previous values or are recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance, don't include existing values that haven't changed.

For the list of properties, see authenticationContextClassReference.


If successful, this method returns a 204 No Content response code. It does not return anything in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/identity/conditionalAccess/authenticationContextClassReferences/c1
Content-type: application/json

         "displayName": "Contoso trusted locations",
        "description": "Access is only allowed from trusted locations",
        "isAvailable": true


The following is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content