Configuring Azure AD With App Permissions For SharePoint REST API Authentications


Let us see how to setup the Azure Active Directory with necessary app permissions for accessing the Microsoft data using graph API.

In this article, you will see the basic information and Azure setup to make authentication calls using Azure active directory app authentications. This will help to get the access token for accessing the Microsoft data, like O365 mails, events, calendar, user profile data, etc. with the help of graph APIs.

Azure is required to register the application for AD authentications. From the application, required permissions will be given to the data available on the Microsoft cloud. In this scenario, the domain used for SharePoint and Azure is same.

Steps Involved

Log in to the Azure portal.

From the left navigation menu, select the Azure Active Directory. The Azure AD will contain the users, groups, apps, domains, and directory related information.