Get emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Read the properties and relationships of an emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object, which represents the email OTP authentication method policy for the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) tenant.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Policy.Read.All, Policy.ReadWrite.AuthenticationMethod
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Policy.Read.All, Policy.ReadWrite.AuthenticationMethod

For delegated scenarios, the administrator needs one of the following Azure AD roles:

  • Global Reader
  • Authentication Policy Administrator
  • Global Administrator

HTTP request


Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object in the response body.



GET /policies/authenticationMethodsPolicy/authenticationMethodConfigurations/email


Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#authenticationMethodConfigurations/$entity",
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration",
    "id": "Email",
    "state": "enabled",
    "allowExternalIdToUseEmailOtp": "default",
    "includeTargets": []