platformCredentialAuthenticationMethod resource type

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Represents a platform credential instance registered to a user on Mac OS. Platform Credential is a sign-in authentication method for Mac OS devices.

This derived type inherits from the authenticationMethod resource type.


Method Return type Description
List platformCredentialAuthenticationMethod collection Get a list of the platformCredentialAuthenticationMethod objects and their properties.
Get platformCredentialAuthenticationMethod Read the properties and relationships of a platformCredentialAuthenticationMethod object.
Delete None Delete a platformCredentialAuthenticationMethod object.


Property Type Description
createdDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time that this Platform Credential Key was registered.
displayName String The name of the device on which Platform Credential is registered.
id String A unique identifier for this authentication method. Inherited from authenticationMethod
keyStrength authenticationMethodKeyStrength Key strength of this Platform Credential key. Possible values are: normal, weak, unknown.
platform authenticationMethodPlatform Platform on which this Platform Credential key is present. Possible values are: unknown, windows, macOS,iOS, android, linux.


Relationship Type Description
device device The registered device on which this Platform Credential resides. Supports $expand.

When you get a user's Platform Credential registration information, this property is returned only on a single GET and when you specify ?$expand. For example, GET /users/$expand=device.

JSON representation

The following JSON representation shows the resource type.

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.platformCredentialAuthenticationMethod",
  "id": "String (Identifier)",
  "displayName": "String",
  "createdDateTime": "String",
  "keyStrength": {"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.authenticationMethodKeyStrength"},
  "platform": {"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.authenticationMethodPlatform"}