Get softwareOathAuthenticationMethodConfiguration

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Read the properties and relationships of a softwareOathAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object, which represents the third-party software OATH authentication method policy for the Azure AD tenant.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


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 at least the Global Reader or Authentication Policy Administrator Azure AD role.

HTTP request

GET /policies/authenticationMethodsPolicy/authenticationMethodConfigurations/softwareOath

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 a softwareOathAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object in the response body.



The following is an example of a request.



The following is an example of the response

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

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

  "value": {
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.softwareOathAuthenticationMethodConfiguration",
    "id": "SoftwareOath",
    "state": "enabled",
    "includeTargets": [
          "targetType": "group",
          "id": "all_users",
          "isRegistrationRequired": false
    "excludeTargets": []