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Developing Daemons and Services Protected by Azure Active Directory

by Sahil Malik

Daemons or Services are a big part of any application. This course will teach you how you can securely access Azure AD protected APIs from your services and daemons.

What you'll learn

Headless processes commonly referred to as daemons or services have no opportunity to present an authentication user interface. Yet they must be able to access Azure AD protected resources. In this course, Developing Daemons and Services Protected by Azure Active Directory, you’ll learn to securely call Azure AD protected APIs from headless processes. First, you’ll explore the flows available to headless applications and the basics of service principals. Next, you’ll discover how to perform client credential flow with both REST or APIs on .NET, NodeJS and Python. Finally, you’ll learn how to master managed identities when working in Azure. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the various facilities Azure AD offers needed to author headless applications that need to call secure APIs in Azure.

About the author

Sahil Malik, the founder and principal of, has been a Microsoft MVP and INETA Speaker for the past 8 years, author and reviewer of many books and numerous articles in both the .NET and SharePoint space, consultant and trainer who delivers training and talks at conferences internationally. Sahil has trained for the best names in the Microsoft technology space, and has architected and delivered SharePoint based solutions for extremely high profile clients. Sahil has been deeply invol... more

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