Update resourceOperation

Important: APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are in preview and are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

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 resourceOperation 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 most to least privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) DeviceManagementRBAC.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP Request

PATCH /deviceManagement/resourceOperations/{resourceOperationId}

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation for the resourceOperation object.

The following table shows the properties that are required when you create the resourceOperation.

Property Type Description
id String Key of the Resource Operation. Read-only, automatically generated.
resource String Resource category to which this Operation belongs.
resourceName String Name of the Resource this operation is performed on.
actionName String Type of action this operation is going to perform. The actionName should be concise and limited to as few words as possible.
description String Description of the resource operation. The description is used in mouse-over text for the operation when shown in the Azure Portal.
enabledForScopeValidation Boolean Determines whether the Permission is validated for Scopes defined per Role Assignment.


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



Here is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/deviceManagement/resourceOperations/{resourceOperationId}
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 193

  "resource": "Resource value",
  "resourceName": "Resource Name value",
  "actionName": "Action Name value",
  "description": "Description value",
  "enabledForScopeValidation": true


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: 298

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.resourceOperation",
  "id": "232b8fee-8fee-232b-ee8f-2b23ee8f2b23",
  "resource": "Resource value",
  "resourceName": "Resource Name value",
  "actionName": "Action Name value",
  "description": "Description value",
  "enabledForScopeValidation": true