Get x509CertificateAuthenticationMethodConfiguration

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Read the configuration details for the X.509 certificate authentication method in the authentication methods policy.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

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


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) Policy.Read.All Policy.ReadWrite.AuthenticationMethod
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Policy.Read.All Policy.ReadWrite.AuthenticationMethod

For delegated scenarios, the administrator needs at least the Global Reader or Authentication Policy Administrator Microsoft Entra role.

HTTP request

GET /policies/authenticationMethodsPolicy/authenticationMethodConfigurations/x509Certificate

Optional query parameters

This method does not support the OData query parameters to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a x509CertificateAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object in the response body.





The following response object shows an x509CertificateAuthenticationMethodConfiguration with its default configuration.

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.x509CertificateAuthenticationMethodConfiguration",
    "id": "X509Certificate",
    "state": "disabled",
    "certificateUserBindings": [
            "x509CertificateField": "PrincipalName",
            "userProperty": "onPremisesUserPrincipalName",
            "priority": 1
            "x509CertificateField": "RFC822Name",
            "userProperty": "userPrincipalName",
            "priority": 2
    "authenticationModeConfiguration": {
        "x509CertificateAuthenticationDefaultMode": "x509CertificateSingleFactor",
        "rules": []
    "includeTargets": [
            "targetType": "group",
            "id": "all_users",
            "isRegistrationRequired": false
    "excludeTargets": []