Tag Archives: Azure Active Directory

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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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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Managing expiration of Azure Active Directory Application Client Secrets

Hi, As I am more and more using Azure Active Directory Applications to consume online services such as SharePoint Online, Yammer etc., I found myself annoyed with the duration of the client secrets. As you know, when creating an app … Continue reading

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Azure Application Permissions vs SharePoint Add-In permissions, the obvious that’s not so obvious

Hi, I don’t know if you’ve ever played with Azure Active Directory Application permissions to consume SharePoint Online but you should know that the major advantage they offer compared to Add-Ins is that you can grant Azure Applications access to … Continue reading

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AAD Apps versus Yammer Apps to consume Yammer APIs

Hi, A while ago, I wrote a series of blog posts on how to develop Yammer Apps and what you could expect from the Yammer App model in scenarios where you’d leverage Yammer from SharePoint. Since then, Microsoft has added … Continue reading

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SharePointOnlineCredentials versus Azure Active Directory Apps versus ACS Apps

Hi, I’ve just posted a tip on how to consume CSOM with Azure Active Directory Apps and behind that tip, there is a broader question regarding the various ways to interact with SharePoint Online. Today, we have three possible methods: … Continue reading

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