Register a service client application in Azure Active Directory
In this article, you'll learn how to register a service client application in Azure Active Directory. Client application registrations are Azure Active Directory representations of applications that can be used to authenticate and obtain tokens. A service client is intended to be used by an application to obtain an access token without interactive authentication of a user. It will have certain application permissions and use an application secret (password) when obtaining access tokens.
Follow the steps below to create a new service client.
App registrations in Azure portal
In the Azure portal, on the left navigation panel, click Azure Active Directory.
In the Azure Active Directory blade click App registrations (Preview):
Click New registration.
Service client application details
The service client needs a display name and you can also provide a reply URL but it will typically not be used.
You will need to grant the service client application roles.
Open the API permissions and select your FHIR API Resource Application Registration:
Select the application roles you from the ones that are defined on the resource application:
Grant consent to the application. If you don't have the permissions required, check with your Azure Active Directory administrator:
The service client needs a secret (password), which you will used when obtaining tokens.
Click Certificates & secrets
Click New client secret
Provide a duration of the secret.
Once it has been generated, it will only be displayed once in the portal. Make a note of it and store in a securely.
In this article, you've learned how to register a service client application in Azure Active Directory. Next, deploy a FHIR API in Azure.
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