Acquiring an access token using a console application and call APIs with the Microsoft identity platform for developers
About this sample
A multi-target console application (.Net Core and .Net Framework) that acquires an access token for a protected API on Azure, using Microsoft identity platform for developers. There are steps demonstrating this scenario on Azure AD, Azure AD B2C and National Clouds.
On later steps, you will learn how to enrich the console application with a cross platform token cache and a custom Web UI (for .NET Core only).
Structure of the repository
This repository contains a progressive tutorial made of the following parts:
|1. Calling Microsoft Graph||This first part presents how to acquire an access token for Microsoft Graph, on Azure AD, Azure B2C and Azure National Clouds. Each scenario is separated on its correspondent sub-folder.|
|2. Cross platform token cache||This step shows how to configure a cross platform token cache (Windows, Linux and MAC) leveraging
|3. Custom Web UI||This step shows how to customize the UI on the authorization response for a console application.|
|4. Device Code flow||This step shows how to authenticate using device code flow.|
- Install .NET Core for Windows by following the instructions at dot.net/core.
- An Internet connection
- An Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) tenant. For more information on how to get an Azure AD tenant, see How to get an Azure AD tenant
- A user account in your Azure AD tenant.
From your shell or command line:
git clone https://github.com/Azure-Samples/ms-identity-dotnet-desktop-tutorial.git dotnet-desktop-tutorial cd dotnet-desktop-tutorial
Given that the name of the sample is pretty long, that it has sub-folders and so are the name of the referenced NuGet packages, you might want to clone it in a folder close to the root of your hard drive, to avoid file size limitations on Windows.
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