windowsHelloForBusinessAuthenticationMethod resource type

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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A representation of a Windows Hello for Business authentication method registered to a user. Windows Hello for Business is a sign-in authentication method for Windows devices.

This is a derived type that inherits from the authenticationMethod resource type.


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


Property Type Description
createdDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time that this Windows Hello for Business key was registered.
displayName String The name of the device on which Windows Hello for Business is registered
id String A unique identifier for this authentication method. Inherited from authenticationMethod
keyStrength authenticationMethodKeyStrength Key strength of this Windows Hello for Business key. Possible values are: normal, weak, unknown.


Relationship Type Description
device device The registered device on which this Windows Hello for Business key resides. Supports $expand.

When you get a user's Windows Hello for Business 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 is a JSON representation of the resource.

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