Microsoft Authentication Plugin

Summary: This plugin enables login via Microsoft accounts (AKA Office 365, Microsoft 365 accounts)

:link: GitHub: https://github.com/discourse/discourse-microsoft-auth
:arrow_right: Install: Follow the plugin installation guide.

Features

Enables login “with Microsoft” for a forum:

You can update all settings by visiting the Admin > Settings area, and searching for “microsoft auth”

Configuration

Visit https://portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_AAD_RegisteredApps/ApplicationsListBlade and follow the directions for registering a new application.

  1. Choose a name (usually your site name)
  2. Under Supported account types, select the most permissive option
  3. Add your site as a Redirect URI for Web in this format:
  4. Visit Certificates & secrets on the left sidebar menu, and image
    • Put something simple under Description
    • Choose 24 months under Expires (yes, you’ll have to renew it)
    • copy the Value (this is the Application Secret) and paste into the Plugin settings before you lose it!
  5. (Optional) visit Branding if you wish - this stuff is not obviously exposed
  6. Visit Overview (also on the left). Copy the Application (client ID) and paste it into the plugin settings.
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