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Single sign-on for Outlook add-ins with ease

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in #Office365Dev | 4 comments

In Outlook add-ins, we have access to a great functionality within the APIs to get an identity token. This identity token represents the Exchange user and is key when it comes to building a single sign-on experience for your users. If you would like to learn more about what’s inside the identity token – head...

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Dissecting and validating the Exchange Identity Token

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in #Office365Dev | 0 comments

In Outlook add-ins there is a way to get an identity token with a simple JavaScript method (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp142236.aspx): Office.context.mailbox.getUserIdentityTokenAsync(callback, userContext); 1 Office.context.mailbox.getUserIdentityTokenAsync(callback, userContext); You could use this identity token to verify Office 365...

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