Handling Errors from Windows Azure Active Directory Graph Service

All client applications should implement some level of error handling logic to react as gracefully as possible to various conditions and provide the best experience possible to their customers.  This post covers a variety of error conditions that can be returned by the Azure Active Directory Graph Service and explains how each of them can…


Announcing some new capability in Azure Active Directory Graph Service

We have rolled out an update to the Graph service a couple of days back. Here is a brief overview of changes included in this update. We will have individual posts on these topics in the future. Using OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code Grant for delegated access of Azure Active Directory (AAD) via AAD Graph: You…


Windows Azure Active Directory Graph Service – Ready for Production

It’s a big day for us. The AAD Graph service is now Generally Available along with other Azure Active Directory Services. I am pretty sure all of you can relate to the feeling we have today – a big push with some crazy last minute issues culminating with what we feel like is a very nice…


Walk through for building a .Net application for accessing Windows Azure Active Directory Graph Service

The post provides a walk through for accessing Azure Active Directory (AAD) Graph Service through a .Net application. If you would like to download a full working sample, you can download the sample MVC application from here.  If you would like to learn more about Azure Active Directory Graph Service, visit our previous blog posts. Creating…


Understanding Azure Active Directory Graph Operations

We mentioned in the last post that AAD Graph is a RESTful service implemented using the OData protocol. We also provided a high level overview of RESTful services and OData protocol. In this post, we will try to provide deeper insights into the operations supported by the Graph service and how to invoke these operations….


Azure Active Directory Graph – What’s in it for an app developer?

As we mentioned in the last post, Windows Azure Active Directory (AAD) Graph service lets an application developer access and manipulate the information in Azure Active Directory. But why should an application developer care about this information? Let’s start by looking at Windows Active Directory and drill down to the Graph service for Azure Active…



Welcome to Windows Azure Active Directory( AAD ) Graph Team blog! The AAD Graph team is responsible for creating RESTful services that developers can consume to integrate AAD functionality into their applications. Purpose of the blog We will use this blog to have a regular and open communication with the developer community by providing updates on our progress, design…