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Configuration of OneDrive Connector for Admin Users

Aparavi OneDrive Connector

This document provides a step-by-step guide to setting up the organization-based Azure application to manage the OneDrive files and folders from all user accounts at the organization level when using the Aparavi platform.

Reference URL:


  1. Must have a business account for Microsoft 365.
  2. Must have global admin access to the organization’s Azure account.

Azure Modules Covered

  • Azure Application Registration
  • Certificate Generation
  • Permissions
  • Use Cases

Application Registration

To authenticate the Microsoft identity platform endpoint, registration must first be completed in the Azure application portal. Users have the option to configure Microsoft work or school accounts to complete the registration process.

  1. Log into the Microsoft Azure portal.
  2. Navigate to the URL:
  3. Click the New Registration option.
App Registration
  1. Configure the fields below:
    a. Name: AppNAme
    b. Choose Account Type: Accounts in any organizational directory
    – (Any Azure AD directory – Multitenant)
    c. Redirect URL: Skip this option for now
Register the Application
  1. Complete the registration process.
  2. Copy Application Client ID as Client ID.
  3. Copy the directory Tenant ID
    • Client ID & Tenant ID will be utilized in future steps
Application Configuration

Certificate Generation

  1. Navigate to the Certificates and Secrets option within the menu.
Choose the Certificates & Secrets Option

2. Select the New client secret option.

Configuration Client Secret

3. Add the name and choose the expiry period for the secret value.

Set Client Secrets Options

4. Click the Add option.

5. Save the Secret Value as CLIENT_SECRET.

  • This value will be used in the configuration steps followed
Secret Value Converted as Client_Secret

Getting Started

  1. Use the CLIENT_ID, CLIENT_SECRET, and TENENT_ID to connect to the Aparavi platform.
  2. This will allow Aparavi to generate the access token the Administrative user needs to configure the application.
  3. Once completed, the Aparavi platform will be able to access all user and file-related information from the OneDrive source.

Permission Management

  1. Click the API Permissions option in the navigation menu.
Select API Permission Option

2. Select the Add Permission option within the toolbar.

Add Permission

3. Select the Microsoft graph option.

Microsoft Graph
  1. Choose the Application Permissions option located on the right-hand side.
Configuration of Application Permissions

5. Grant the following permissions outlined below:
a. Users > ALL
b. Files > ALL

6. Grant the Administrative user consent to all permissions offered.

Grant Admin Consent
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