Which authentication library is used by Microsoft Graph .NET Client Library

Saiyam 2 Reputation points

I have .NET desktop application which is refrenced to Microsoft.Graph.dll (version = 1.21.0) and Microsoft.Graph.core.dll (version = 1.19.0).

With ADAL scheduled to be retired June 2021, I am curious to know if these vesion of library are using ADAL or something else internally?

And, if and what minimum version they should be upgraded, to avoid usage of ADAL?

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A Microsoft programmability model that exposes REST APIs and client libraries to access data on Microsoft 365 services.
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  1. Rob Windsor 1,956 Reputation points

    "The Microsoft Graph .NET Client Library doesn't implement any authentication by default. Instead, you will need to retrieve access tokens for the service via the authentication library of your choice or by coding against one of the authentication endpoints directly."


    "The recommended library for authenticating against Microsoft Identity (Azure AD) is MSAL."




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