Implementing Azure AD group authorization
We talked about implementing AD single sign-on authentication to our sales administrator website, but because we're going to use the Azure Bakery AD across all the business domains, we need to add groups so that we have better control over users in the different business units. Azure AD doesn't currently allow addition of new roles or custom roles; there are a number of built-in administrator roles; however, we have full control over groups, so we can use them for authorization.
Unfortunately, authorization isn't as simple as just using the
Authorize attribute with a role, as you would with ASP.NET roles; we need to query the Azure AD Graph API to check whether a user is a member of the group. We'll add ...