List passwordMethods

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Important

APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported. To determine whether an API is available in v1.0, use the Version selector.

Retrieve a list of password authentication method objects. This will return exactly one object, as a user can have exactly one password.

Permissions

One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permissions acting on self

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) UserAuthenticationMethod.Read, UserAuthenticationMethod.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

Permissions acting on other users

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) UserAuthenticationMethod.Read.All, UserAuthenticationMethod.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application UserAuthenticationMethod.Read.All, UserAuthenticationMethod.ReadWrite.All

For delegated scenarios where an admin is acting on another user, the admin needs one of the following roles:

  • Global admin
  • Global reader
  • Privileged authentication admin
  • Authentication admin (only sees masked phone numbers)

HTTP request

GET /me/authentication/passwordMethods
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/authentication/passwordMethods

Optional query parameters

This method does not support optional query parameters to customize the response.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of passwordAuthenticationMethod objects in the response body.

Examples

Request

The following is an example of the request.

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/authentication/passwordMethods

Response

The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability. All the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

{
  "value": [
    {
      "id": "28c10230-6103-485e-b985-444c60001490",
      "password": null,
      "creationDateTime": null
    }
  ]
}