Category Archives: Azure Active Directory

Transparent BOT authentication with Microsoft Teams

Hi, At the time of writing this blog post, the BOT framework is still in preview so things are subject to change! However, if you already played with it and tried to enable the Teams Channel for one of your BOTs, you’ll … Continue reading

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Microsoft BOT framework, transparent authentication with the webchat control

Hi, In this post, I will explain how you can transparently authenticate end users to a BOT whose the backend is hosted in Azure. I’m only covering the webchat channel and more particularly the webchat control that is available out … Continue reading

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Alternative to Azure AD Premium’s Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)

Hi, Azure AD Priviledged Identity Management aka PIM is a great set of features to control who can access what in an organization but this is part of Azure Active Directory Premium P2, which costs about 7 euros/month/user at the … Continue reading

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Leveraging the Azure AD Proxy to consume on-prem APIs from an Azure Web Job using the Password Grant Type

Hi, When creating Azure AD Proxy Applications to expose on-prem WebAPIs, you have to do a few things such as: Installing the proxy connector on an on-prem server (that has access to the web api) Configuring KCD in order to … Continue reading

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Azure AD App Creation, mind the new portal!

Hi, You might have noticed but in the recently added Azure AD section of the Azure Portal (portal.azure.com), the App creation experience seems to have changed compared to doing the same operation from the old portal. From the old portal, … Continue reading

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Orchestrating access to Azure KeyVault

Hi, As you might know, Azure Key Vault is a set of repositories one can use to store key/value pairs of secrets, certificates etc. in order to facilitate the maintenance of this information. Key Vault comes with “Keys” and “Secrets” … Continue reading

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KeyVaultClientException: Operation “get” is not allowed

Hi, If you happen to encounter any security exception with keyvault, make sure you pay attention to how you grant access to the Azure Active Directory Application. To grant access to the application, make sure you grant it to the … Continue reading

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