Azure AD App + PowerShell

Create Azure AD Application with Configurations Using PowerShell

There are different ways that you can create an Azure AD application aka Azure AD app registration. Sometimes, you may have to create it using the portal or by using PowerShell modules. When you use PowerShell to do this, you can save the script and reuse the same in the future, one of the many advantages of using this approach is that it will help you remove human errors. Let’s see how we can do this.

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Azure AD application using PowerShell
PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Install-Module AzureAD
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Install AzureAD Module
Connect-AzureAD -TenantId YourTenantIDHere
$secret = New-AzureADApplicationPasswordCredential -ObjectId $myAdApp.ObjectId -CustomKeyIdentifier "GraphClientSecret"
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AD App Secret Expiry
  • Create an Azure AD application for API application
  • Set both applications available to multiple tenants
  • Set the front end application to use OAuth flow
  • Add the Application ID of front end application to the KnownClientApplications of API application
  • Expose the API application and add an Application ID URL, that can be added as permission to the front end application
  • Create an application secret in the API application and set the expiry after 10 years
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PowerShell Result


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