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Developing Applications with Azure Active Directory: Principles of Authentication and Authorization for Architects and Developers by Mohit Garg, Manas Mayank

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© Manas Mayank and Mohit Garg 2019
M. Mayank, M. GargDeveloping Applications with Azure Active Directoryhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5040-2_5

5. Daemon Application Authentication

Manas Mayank1  and Mohit Garg1
(1)
Hyderabad, India
 

In the previous chapters, we discussed various, user-based, authentication scenarios for different web applications and native applications. In this chapter, we focus on daemon application authentication. A daemon application is a background process or application that runs without user interaction.

Azure WebJobs, Azure Functions, background processes, and so forth, are applications that run without direct user interaction. To secure the communication of these background applications with other Web APIs, a client credential ...

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