Why do we use app registration from Azure Active Directory ?

Pravash 21 Reputation points

I'm fairly new to microsoft tools. I was working to copy file from sharepoint to adls. While going through it, I saw we had to app register in AAD. Why do we do that?

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  1. Vaibhav Chaudhari 38,636 Reputation points

    When you register an app in Azure active directly, you get a client id (also called as service principal Id) and a client secret.

    You can give permission to data lake or any other services to this client id (instead of giving access to your own user id). This is the main use of it.

    When you are accessing any service like data lake, use this common client id & secret.

    Please don't forget to Accept Answer and Up-vote if the response helped -- Vaibhav

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