Implementing Azure Easy Auth in a .NET web API

Albert Starreveld
VX Company
Published in
5 min readOct 20, 2022

Enabling authentication in a Web App or Container App hasn’t been easier in Azure. Just navigate to your web app in the Azure portal, and on the left, under “Settings”, choose “Authentication”:

Figure 1: Enabling authentication in an Azure Web App

When you click “Add an identity provider”, you can choose several identity providers to authenticate your users:

  • Microsoft and Azure AD identities