Policy configurations

Last Update: 12/5/2016

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Get a list of policy configurations

GET https://{instance}/defaultcollection/{project}/_apis/policy/configurations?api-version={version}[&$top={top}&$skip={skip}]
Parameter Type Default Notes
URL
instance string VS Team Services account ({account}.visualstudio.com) or TFS server ({server:port}).
project string Name or ID of the project that contains the policies.
Query
api-version string Version of the API to use.
$top integer 100 Number of policy configurations to return.
$skip integer 0 Number of policy configurations to skip.

Sample request

GET https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations?api-version=2.0-preview

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "count": 3,
  "value": [
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.85754Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": true,
      "isDeleted": false,
      "settings": {
        "requiredReviewerIds": [
          "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41",
          "13272ea3-92ef-46d1-b77e-608ebbf3428b"
        ],
        "filenamePatterns": [
          "*/API*.cs",
          "sql/tables/*"
        ],
        "addedFilesOnly": false,
        "message": null,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/master",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
            "matchKind": "Prefix",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/adventureworks",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": "49c1d4d0-be28-4f20-9e0a-4ecfafc39257"
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
        }
      },
      "revision": 2,
      "id": 17,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
      "type": {
        "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "displayName": "Required reviewers"
      }
    },
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.8887894Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": false,
      "settings": {
        "minimumApproverCount": 1,
        "creatorVoteCounts": false,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/master",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": null
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/18"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fa4e907d-c16b-4a4c-9dfa-4906e5d171dd"
        }
      },
      "revision": 1,
      "id": 18,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/18",
      "type": {
        "id": "fa4e907d-c16b-4a4c-9dfa-4906e5d171dd",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fa4e907d-c16b-4a4c-9dfa-4906e5d171dd",
        "displayName": "Minimum approval count"
      }
    },
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.935666Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": false,
      "settings": {
        "buildDefinitionId": 5,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/features/",
            "matchKind": "Prefix",
            "repositoryId": null
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/19"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/0609b952-1397-4640-95ec-e00a01b2c241"
        }
      },
      "revision": 1,
      "id": 19,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/19",
      "type": {
        "id": "0609b952-1397-4640-95ec-e00a01b2c241",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/0609b952-1397-4640-95ec-e00a01b2c241",
        "displayName": "Build"
      }
    }
  ]
}

A page at a time

Sample request

GET https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations?$top=1&$skip=1&api-version=2.0-preview

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "count": 3,
  "value": [
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.85754Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": true,
      "isDeleted": false,
      "settings": {
        "requiredReviewerIds": [
          "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41",
          "13272ea3-92ef-46d1-b77e-608ebbf3428b"
        ],
        "filenamePatterns": [
          "*/API*.cs",
          "sql/tables/*"
        ],
        "addedFilesOnly": false,
        "message": null,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/master",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
            "matchKind": "Prefix",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/adventureworks",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": "49c1d4d0-be28-4f20-9e0a-4ecfafc39257"
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
        }
      },
      "revision": 2,
      "id": 17,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
      "type": {
        "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "displayName": "Required reviewers"
      }
    },
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.8887894Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": false,
      "settings": {
        "minimumApproverCount": 1,
        "creatorVoteCounts": false,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/master",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": null
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/18"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fa4e907d-c16b-4a4c-9dfa-4906e5d171dd"
        }
      },
      "revision": 1,
      "id": 18,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/18",
      "type": {
        "id": "fa4e907d-c16b-4a4c-9dfa-4906e5d171dd",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fa4e907d-c16b-4a4c-9dfa-4906e5d171dd",
        "displayName": "Minimum approval count"
      }
    },
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.935666Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": false,
      "settings": {
        "buildDefinitionId": 5,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/features/",
            "matchKind": "Prefix",
            "repositoryId": null
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/19"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/0609b952-1397-4640-95ec-e00a01b2c241"
        }
      },
      "revision": 1,
      "id": 19,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/19",
      "type": {
        "id": "0609b952-1397-4640-95ec-e00a01b2c241",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/0609b952-1397-4640-95ec-e00a01b2c241",
        "displayName": "Build"
      }
    }
  ]
}

Get a policy configuration

GET https://{instance}/defaultcollection/{project}/_apis/policy/configurations/{id}?api-version={version}
Parameter Type Notes
URL
instance string VS Team Services account ({account}.visualstudio.com) or TFS server ({server:port}).
project string Name or ID of the project that contains the policies.
id integer ID of the policy configuration.
Query
api-version string Version of the API to use.

Sample request

GET https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations/17?api-version=2.0-preview

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "createdBy": {
    "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
    "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
    "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
  },
  "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.85754Z",
  "isEnabled": true,
  "isBlocking": true,
  "isDeleted": false,
  "settings": {
    "requiredReviewerIds": [
      "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41",
      "13272ea3-92ef-46d1-b77e-608ebbf3428b"
    ],
    "filenamePatterns": [
      "*/API*.cs",
      "sql/tables/*"
    ],
    "addedFilesOnly": false,
    "message": null,
    "scope": [
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/master",
        "matchKind": "Exact",
        "repositoryId": null
      },
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
        "matchKind": "Prefix",
        "repositoryId": null
      },
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/adventureworks",
        "matchKind": "Exact",
        "repositoryId": "49c1d4d0-be28-4f20-9e0a-4ecfafc39257"
      }
    ]
  },
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
    },
    "type": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
    }
  },
  "revision": 2,
  "id": 17,
  "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
  "type": {
    "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "displayName": "Required reviewers"
  }
}

Get a list of historical revisions

GET https://{instance}/defaultcollection/{project}/_apis/policy/configurations/{id}/revisions?api-version={version}[&$top={top}&$skip={skip}]
Parameter Type Default Notes
URL
instance string VS Team Services account ({account}.visualstudio.com) or TFS server ({server:port}).
project string Name or ID of the project that contains the policies.
id integer ID of the policy configuration.
Query
api-version string Version of the API to use.
$top integer 100 Number of policy configurations to return.
$skip integer 0 Number of policy configurations to skip.

Sample request

GET https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations/17/revisions?api-version=2.0-preview

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "value": [
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.85754Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": true,
      "isDeleted": false,
      "settings": {
        "requiredReviewerIds": [
          "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41",
          "13272ea3-92ef-46d1-b77e-608ebbf3428b"
        ],
        "filenamePatterns": [
          "*/API*.cs",
          "sql/tables/*"
        ],
        "addedFilesOnly": false,
        "message": null,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/master",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
            "matchKind": "Prefix",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/adventureworks",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": "49c1d4d0-be28-4f20-9e0a-4ecfafc39257"
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
        }
      },
      "revision": 2,
      "id": 17,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
      "type": {
        "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "displayName": "Required reviewers"
      }
    },
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.8106632Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": true,
      "isDeleted": false,
      "settings": {
        "requiredReviewerIds": [
          "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41"
        ],
        "filenamePatterns": [
          "*/API*.cs"
        ],
        "addedFilesOnly": false,
        "message": null,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/master",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
            "matchKind": "Prefix",
            "repositoryId": null
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
        }
      },
      "revision": 1,
      "id": 17,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
      "type": {
        "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "displayName": "Required reviewers"
      }
    }
  ],
  "count": 2
}

A page at a time

Sample request

GET https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations/17/revisions?$top=1&$skip=1&api-version=2.0-preview

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "value": [
    {
      "createdBy": {
        "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
        "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
        "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
        "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
      },
      "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.8106632Z",
      "isEnabled": true,
      "isBlocking": true,
      "isDeleted": false,
      "settings": {
        "requiredReviewerIds": [
          "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41"
        ],
        "filenamePatterns": [
          "*/API*.cs"
        ],
        "addedFilesOnly": false,
        "message": null,
        "scope": [
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/master",
            "matchKind": "Exact",
            "repositoryId": null
          },
          {
            "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
            "matchKind": "Prefix",
            "repositoryId": null
          }
        ]
      },
      "_links": {
        "self": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
        },
        "type": {
          "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
        }
      },
      "revision": 1,
      "id": 17,
      "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
      "type": {
        "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
        "displayName": "Required reviewers"
      }
    }
  ],
  "count": 1
}

Get a specific historical revision

GET https://{instance}/defaultcollection/{project}/_apis/policy/configurations/{id}/revisions/{revision}?api-version={version}
Parameter Type Notes
URL
instance string VS Team Services account ({account}.visualstudio.com) or TFS server ({server:port}).
project string Name or ID of the project that contains the policies.
id integer ID of the policy configuration.
revision integer ID of the specific revision of the configuration
Query
api-version string Version of the API to use.

Sample request

GET https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations/17/revisions/1?api-version=2.0-preview

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "createdBy": {
    "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
    "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
    "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
  },
  "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.8106632Z",
  "isEnabled": true,
  "isBlocking": true,
  "isDeleted": false,
  "settings": {
    "requiredReviewerIds": [
      "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41"
    ],
    "filenamePatterns": [
      "*/API*.cs"
    ],
    "addedFilesOnly": false,
    "message": null,
    "scope": [
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/master",
        "matchKind": "Exact",
        "repositoryId": null
      },
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
        "matchKind": "Prefix",
        "repositoryId": null
      }
    ]
  },
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
    },
    "type": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
    }
  },
  "revision": 1,
  "id": 17,
  "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
  "type": {
    "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "displayName": "Required reviewers"
  }
}

Create a policy configuration

POST https://{instance}/defaultcollection/{project}/_apis/policy/configurations?api-version={version}
{
   "isEnabled": {bool},
   "isBlocking": {bool},
   "type": {
      "id": {guid}
   },
   "settings": {object}
}
Parameter Type Notes
URL
instance string VS Team Services account ({account}.visualstudio.com) or TFS server ({server:port}).
project string Name or ID of the project that contains the policies.
Query
api-version string Version of the API to use.
Body
isEnabled bool If true, the policy is initially enabled.
isBlocking bool If false, the policy will not block artifacts from being committed even if the policy rejects the artifact.
type.id guid ID of the type of policy to create.
settings JSON object Object containing settings for the policy. Format varies by type

Sample request

POST https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations?api-version=2.0-preview
Content-Type: application/json
{
  "isEnabled": true,
  "isBlocking": true,
  "type": {
    "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
  },
  "settings": {
    "requiredReviewerIds": [
      "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41"
    ],
    "filenamePatterns": [
      "*/API*.cs"
    ],
    "addedFilesOnly": false,
    "scope": [
      {
        "repositoryId": null,
        "refName": "refs/heads/master",
        "matchKind": "exact"
      },
      {
        "repositoryId": null,
        "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
        "matchKind": "prefix"
      }
    ]
  }
}

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "createdBy": {
    "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
    "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
    "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
  },
  "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.8106632",
  "isEnabled": true,
  "isBlocking": true,
  "isDeleted": false,
  "settings": {
    "requiredReviewerIds": [
      "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41"
    ],
    "filenamePatterns": [
      "*/API*.cs"
    ],
    "addedFilesOnly": false,
    "message": null,
    "scope": [
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/master",
        "matchKind": "Exact",
        "repositoryId": null
      },
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
        "matchKind": "Prefix",
        "repositoryId": null
      }
    ]
  },
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
    },
    "type": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
    }
  },
  "revision": 1,
  "id": 17,
  "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
  "type": {
    "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "displayName": "Required reviewers"
  }
}

Update a policy configuration

PUT https://{instance}/defaultcollection/{project}/_apis/policy/configurations/{id}?api-version={version}
{
   "isEnabled": {bool},
   "isBlocking": {bool},
   "type": {
      "id": {guid}
   },
   "settings": {object}
}
Parameter Type Notes
URL
instance string VS Team Services account ({account}.visualstudio.com) or TFS server ({server:port}).
project string Name or ID of the project that contains the policies.
id integer ID of the policy configuration.
Query
api-version string Version of the API to use.
Body
isEnabled bool If true, the policy is enabled.
isBlocking bool If false, the policy will not block artifacts from being committed even if the policy rejects the artifact.
type.id guid ID of the type of policy. This must be the same as the configuration's existing type.
settings JSON object Object containing settings for the policy. Format varies by type

Sample request

PUT https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations/17?api-version=2.0-preview
Content-Type: application/json
{
  "isEnabled": true,
  "isBlocking": true,
  "type": {
    "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
  },
  "settings": {
    "requiredReviewerIds": [
      "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41",
      "13272ea3-92ef-46d1-b77e-608ebbf3428b"
    ],
    "filenamePatterns": [
      "*/API*.cs",
      "sql/tables/*"
    ],
    "addedFilesOnly": false,
    "scope": [
      {
        "repositoryId": null,
        "refName": "refs/heads/master",
        "matchKind": "exact"
      },
      {
        "repositoryId": null,
        "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
        "matchKind": "prefix"
      },
      {
        "repositoryId": "49c1d4d0-be28-4f20-9e0a-4ecfafc39257",
        "refName": "refs/heads/adventureworks",
        "matchKind": "exact"
      }
    ]
  }
}

Sample response

Status code: 200
{
  "createdBy": {
    "id": "d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "displayName": "Normal Paulk",
    "uniqueName": "fabrikamfiber16@hotmail.com",
    "url": "https://fabrikam-fiber-inc.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/Identities/d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db",
    "imageUrl": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_api/_common/identityImage?id=d6245f20-2af8-44f4-9451-8107cb2767db"
  },
  "createdDate": "2015-02-23T12:51:06.85754Z",
  "isEnabled": true,
  "isBlocking": true,
  "isDeleted": false,
  "settings": {
    "requiredReviewerIds": [
      "1d1dad71-f27c-4370-810d-838ec41efd41",
      "13272ea3-92ef-46d1-b77e-608ebbf3428b"
    ],
    "filenamePatterns": [
      "*/API*.cs",
      "sql/tables/*"
    ],
    "addedFilesOnly": false,
    "message": null,
    "scope": [
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/master",
        "matchKind": "Exact",
        "repositoryId": null
      },
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/releases/",
        "matchKind": "Prefix",
        "repositoryId": null
      },
      {
        "refName": "refs/heads/adventureworks",
        "matchKind": "Exact",
        "repositoryId": "49c1d4d0-be28-4f20-9e0a-4ecfafc39257"
      }
    ]
  },
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17"
    },
    "type": {
      "href": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e"
    }
  },
  "revision": 2,
  "id": 17,
  "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/_apis/policy/configurations/17",
  "type": {
    "id": "fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "url": "https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/1be3fc5b-c58c-4173-8fd7-6647d11eccd1/_apis/policy/types/fd2167ab-b0be-447a-8ec8-39368250530e",
    "displayName": "Required reviewers"
  }
}

Delete a policy configuration

DELETE https://{instance}/defaultcollection/{project}/_apis/policy/configurations/{id}?api-version={version}
Parameter Type Notes
URL
instance string VS Team Services account ({account}.visualstudio.com) or TFS server ({server:port}).
project string Name or ID of the project that contains the policies.
id integer ID of the policy configuration.
Query
api-version string Version of the API to use.

Sample request

DELETE https://fabrikam.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection/fabrikam-fiber-git/_apis/policy/configurations/17?api-version=2.0-preview

Sample response

Status code: 204