Securing Digital Identities in Azure AD

Streamlining User Authentication in the Cloud

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, maintaining up-to-date authentication information is crucial for security and user management. This PowerShell script enhances Azure AD’s robustness by updating user authentication contact information, ensuring seamless access management and bolstering security protocols.

# Script Type: Azure AD - Update Authentication Contact Info.ps1
# Author: Wesley Ellis
# Date: March 7, 2023
# Description: Updates the authentication contact information for a specified user in Azure AD.


$userUPN = "<>"

$user = Get-AzureADUser -ObjectId $userUPN

if (!$user) {
    Write-Host "User not found in Azure AD."

$phoneNumber = $user.ExtensionProperty["extensionAttribute15"]

if (!$phoneNumber) {
    Write-Host "Phone number not found in extensionAttribute15."

$user.AuthenticationContactInfo = $phoneNumber
$result = Set-AzureADUser -Object $user

if (!$result) {
    Write-Host "Failed to update authentication contact info for user $($user.UserPrincipalName)."

Write-Host "Phone number updated as authentication contact info for user $($user.UserPrincipalName)."

Deploy this script within your Azure AD environment to effortlessly update user contact information, ensuring your organization’s security posture remains intact. By automating this critical task, IT administrators can focus on more strategic initiatives, knowing that user data is accurately maintained.


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