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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Using Postman to call the Microsoft Graph API using Authorization Code Flow

Introduction This article will help guide you through utilizing Postman to call a Microsoft Graph Call using the authorization code flow. This is part of a 5 part blog on accessing the Microsoft Graph API utilizing grant types : authorization code, implicit flow, client credentials, password, and refresh token flow. We will be utilizing the same Microsoft Graph call to reduce extraneous details on having to include setting up and…

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Using Postman to Call the Microsoft Graph API Using Client Credentials

Introduction This blog post is to help users stand up an Azure Active Directory Application Registration, explain what permissions will be needed to added to the AAD Application Registration, how to make rest calls to get an access token, and then finally call the Microsoft Graph API to do whatever call you would like to do.   Please note, that not all permissions are going to be within Azure. i.e.…

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Finding the Correct Permissions for a Microsoft or Azure Active Directory Graph Call

Introduction This post is to help define how one can find out which permissions are needed for a specific Graph API call. Assuming you want to have granular control over each AAD Application Registration, having the exact permissions required to do exactly what you need helps to secure your environment from users abusing permissions that you may have granted in excess. Whenever someone wants to utilize the Microsoft or AAD…

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