Problem: The problem described in this post is often seen in enterprise environment where the customer uses ADAL.Net library to run code like the following from their corpnet machine to authenticate to Azure Active Directory with a Federated account. The network topology in a corporate environment is often complex with multiple security measure put in place (proxy, firewall, router, etc…) to protect the LAN environment from the internet. Unfortunately, these…Read More
Microsoft Graph Explorer – How come I only see one user in my directory?
Problem: Customer uses the Microsoft Graph Explorer tool and clicks the “Sign in with Microsoft” button to log in. After logging in, he tries the following query to get all the users in his directory. There is only one user returned. Expected result is that there should be a lot more than one user in this directory being returned by MS Graph. Resolution: This is because the customer logs in…Read More
Walkthrough: how to retrieve an Azure Key Vault secret from an Azure Function App using client credentials flow with certificate
Introduction: This post builds on the information from the previous post and I will assume that you already have an Azure Key Vault, an AAD Application registration, and a certificate file. We will cover the following steps in this blog in order to use a certificate from an Azure Function App: Create an Azure Function App Upload the certificate to the Function App Configure the Function App to load certificate…Read More
Walkthrough: how to retrieve an Azure Key Vault secret from a console app using client credentials flow with certificate
Introduction This is a code walkthrough to show you how to create a .Net console application to authenticate to Azure Active Directory using OAuth2 Client Credentials flow to get an access token to Azure Key Vault. It then uses the access token to call Azure Key Vault to get a secret. The following steps will be performed in this post: Create an Azure Key Vault Create a new self-signed certificate…Read More