Microsoft.Azure.Services.AppAuthentication 1.6.1

Enables a service to authenticate to Azure services using the developer's Azure Active Directory/ Microsoft account during development, and authenticate as itself (using OAuth 2.0 Client Credentials flow) when deployed to Azure.

Install-Package Microsoft.Azure.Services.AppAuthentication -Version 1.6.1
dotnet add package Microsoft.Azure.Services.AppAuthentication --version 1.6.1
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Azure.Services.AppAuthentication" Version="1.6.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Azure.Services.AppAuthentication --version 1.6.1
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.
#r "nuget: Microsoft.Azure.Services.AppAuthentication, 1.6.1"
For F# scripts that support #r syntax, copy this into the source code to reference the package.

Release Notes

Documentation can be found at

Improvements and bug fixes

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.6.1 72,144 2/8/2021
1.6.0 1,407,690 9/28/2020
1.5.0 2,945,038 5/21/2020
1.4.0 4,223,658 2/7/2020
1.3.1 6,345,560 8/14/2019
1.3.0 550,900 7/23/2019
1.2.1 570,297 7/16/2019
1.2.0-preview3 99,607 5/10/2019
1.2.0-preview2 184,440 2/22/2019
1.2.0-preview 145,000 11/16/2018
1.1.0-preview 1,691,989 11/16/2017
1.0.3 30,042,634 6/13/2018
1.0.1 5,930,587 5/4/2018
1.0.0 154,315 4/30/2018
1.0.0-preview 116,362 9/6/2017