How can i pass access token generated using AD Multi factor authentication to authenticate web api?

Sharayu Mundhe 1 Reputation point


I am using ad Multi factor authentication to login mobile app. After successful login getting access token. But when I am passing this access token to web api it is giving unauthorized error. How can i pass MFA generated token to web api, Whether it is possible or not?

In android platform i am using following method for MFA,

var authResult = await authContext.AcquireTokenAsync(resource, clientId, uri, platformParams);

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  1. AmanpreetSingh-MSFT 56,226 Reputation points

    Hi @Sharayu Mundhe · Thank you for reaching out.

    Having Azure AD MFA enabled or disabled doesn't make any difference in how you pass the Access Token to a Web API. You need to make sure that the token that you get after successful authentication contains required permissions in the scp (scope) claim. I am suspecting that your Web API requires certain scopes to be present in the token, in order to authorize the user(s).

    For this purpose, you need to navigate to:

    Azure AD > App Registrations > Select your app > API permissions > select your API from Microsoft APIs/APIs my organization uses/My APIs > Add appropriate scope > Grant admin consent.

    Once you successfully acquire a token, decode the token at to verify if it includes required scope(s).

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