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Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL JS) authentication sample

Summary

Sample SharePoint Framework web part which makes use of the Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL JS) to call the Microsoft Graph.

MSAL WP

The sample web part will retrieve an access token with the User.Read and Mail.Read scope. Once an access token is retrieved, it will do a call to receive the current user and its mail messages.

Permission scopes

After you gave permissions, the following will information will get displayed:

The MSAL web part displayed in SharePoint workbench

Used SharePoint Framework Version

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Applies to

Solution

Solution Author(s)
react-msal-msgraph Elio Struyf (MVP, U2U, @eliostruyf)

Version history

Version Date Comments
1.0.0 March 17, 2017 Initial release

Disclaimer

THIS CODE IS PROVIDED AS IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.


Prerequisites

  • Office 365 subscription with SharePoint Online and Exchange

Minimal Path to Awesome

  • Clone this repo
  • Go and register a new application on https://apps.dev.microsoft.com
    • Once logged in, click on add an app
    • Specify the application name, and click create
    • Click on add platform, and choose web
    • Specify the workbench URL and be sure that allow implicit flow is enabled
    • Click on save to store these changes

Web URL configuration and implicit flow

  • Copy the application id and change add this to the MsalWP.tsx file on line 20
  • Run npm i
  • Run gulp serve --nobrowser
  • Test out your web part in the local or hosted workbench

Features

Sample web part in this solution illustrates the following concepts on top of the SharePoint Framework:

  • using React for building SharePoint Framework client-side web parts
  • using Office UI Fabric React styles for building user experience consistent with SharePoint and Office
  • on-demand authentication with the Azure Active Directory using the MSAL JS library
  • communicating with the Microsoft Graph using its REST API
  • using the MSAL JS library with SharePoint Framework web parts built using React