Certain User Attributes may not show up in Graph Query

The Problem Azure AD Connect Sync Tool is often used to sync on prem Active Directory users and their attributes to Azure Active Directory. To query for these user and other directory objects, the Graph REST endpoint (Azure AD Graph or Microsoft Graph) can be used. An example Microsoft Graph query to get a User is the following: https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/users/john@contoso.com In certain scenario, some attributes, whether they are synced as Directory…

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How to Use the ADAL .NET library to Call the Microsoft Graph API in a Console Application (Using Authorization Code Flow)

Introduction This post is to show¬†how to use the ADAL .NET library to acquire a token interactively in a console application. It will go through setting up an Azure Active Directory Application, setting up the .net console application, acquiring an access token, and then make a HTTP request using the token acquired from the ADAL .net library to get 5 users using the Microsoft Graph API.   Setting up your…

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Unable to Modify User Email, Phone Number, Password or Other Personal Information for Azure Active Directory Users

Introduction This post is in regards to the issues in regards to users having issues modifying Azure Active Directory User attributes such as mail, phone number, resetting passwords, or other personal attributes in user accounts. This will review the reason behind these changes and how to resolve the issue. For many users this was something that was working before and only recently stopped working properly.   Reason Behind Change There…

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GUID Table for Windows Azure Active Directory Permissions

Introduction This blog is meant to help users who need to get the Windows Azure Active Directory Permissions (WAAD) Globally Unique Identifiers (GUIDs) in order to create AAD Applications using the Microsoft Graph API, or for other reasons where they just need to get the GUID for a certain WAAD permission. For further information regarding AAD permissions please refer to the blog post : https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/aaddevsup/2018/05/21/finding-the-correct-permissions-for-a-microsoft-or-azure-active-directory-graph-call/   Note: That these GUIDs…

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Implementing Service to Service Authorization and Getting the Access Token with Postman Utilizing Client Credential Grant Type

Introduction This article is meant to show how one can set up a client application to obtain a service to service access token, to get access to a web API from a web App. This document will be following the grant type client credential flow to do this, and will utilize Postman to get the access token via client credentials. This tutorial will not set up the backend web API,…

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