One-time authentication for microsoft graph powershell sdk

Abhishek Goyal 246 Reputation points
2023-02-02T12:23:58.5166667+00:00

Situation: When i want to connect with cmdlet "Connect-MgGraph" non-interactively I have two option:

  • Use certificate
  • Use Secret'

But, both are expired after a time limit(max 24 months).

So, I just want to know that, Is there something by which I can Connect-MgGraph without further changes like (change secret or certificate).

Can I refresh secret value?

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Microsoft Graph
A Microsoft programmability model that exposes REST APIs and client libraries to access data on Microsoft 365 services.
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  1. CarlZhao-MSFT 35,101 Reputation points
    2023-02-03T10:59:09.4966667+00:00

    Hi @Abhishek Goyal

    You can use Azure AD PowerShell to renew client secrets, there is no maximum, and you can set any date.

    1.Install the Azure Active Directory PowerShell module.

    Install-Module -Name AzureAD
    

    2.Connect to Azure AD and sign in as an administrator.

    Connect-AzureAD
    

    3.Run the script to create a client secret for your app with a 10-year lifetime.

    # Parameters
    $AppObjectID = "{object id of the app}"
    $AppSecretDescription = "Renew Client Secret"
    $AppYears = "10"
    
    # Add App Client Secret - Valid for 10 years (change to 999 for unlimited years)
    $StartDate = Get-Date
    $EndDate = $StartDate.AddYears($AppYears)
    $AppClientSecret = New-AzureADApplicationPasswordCredential -ObjectId $AppObjectID -StartDate $StartDate -EndDate $EndDate -CustomKeyIdentifier $AppSecretDescription
    
    # Write Client Secret value
    Write-Host $AppClientSecret.Value
    

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    Go to the Azure AD portal and refresh the browser page, you will be able to see the client secret with an expiration date of 2033.

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