emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration resource type

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Represents this tenant's email OTP authentication methods policy. Authentication methods policies define configuration settings and users or groups who are enabled to use the authentication method. Email OTP may be used by the tenant's cloud-native users for self-service password reset, or by external users for authentication during invitation redemption and self-service sign-up for specific apps in user flows.


Method Return type Description
Get emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration Read the properties and relationships of an emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object.
Update emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration Update the properties of an emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object.
Delete emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration None Deletes an emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object.


Property Type Description
id String The authentication method policy identifier. Inherited from authenticationMethodConfiguration.
state authenticationMethodState Indicates whether this authentication method is enabled or not. Possible values are: enabled, disabled.
allowExternalIdToUseEmailOtp externalEmailOtpState Determines whether email OTP is usable by external users for authentication. Possible values are: default, enabled, disabled, unknownFutureValue. Tenants in the default state who did not use public preview will automatically have email OTP enabled beginning in October 2021.


Relationship Type Description
includeTargets authenticationMethodTarget collection A collection of users or groups who are enabled to use the authentication method.

JSON representation

The following is a JSON representation of the resource.

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.emailAuthenticationMethodConfiguration",
  "id": "String (identifier)",
  "state": "String",
  "allowExternalIdToUseEmailOtp": "String",
  "includeTargets": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.authenticationMethodTarget" } ]