Displaying external data in portals

Note

These release notes describe functionality that may not have been released yet. To see when this functionality is planned to release, please review What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Portal. Delivery timelines and projected functionality may change or may not ship (see Microsoft policy).

Business value

One of the recurring themes for portal customers is to be able to get data from external applications and display it in portals in a secure manner. This feature will allow customers to make client-side calls to external APIs and secure them by using OAuth Implicit Grant Type flow.

Personas

  • Portal administrators
  • Portal customizers

Features

This feature will provide an endpoint to obtain secure access tokens that will contain user identity information that external APIs can use for authorization following OAuth Implicit Grant Type flow.