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Get Secretserver secret

Since we are using SecretServer as our credential store it is of great help to be able to get credentials directly from powershell. This is a small function that connects to secretserver webservices and retrieve a secret based on secred ID. The function will connect to the webservice as the signedin user or by a supplied credential or lastly by a predefined stored credential. To use stored credential I’am using functions from https://github.com/cunninghamp/PowerShell-Stored-Credentials .

Usually you would use the PS credential object directly. To get the password as text you could use it from the PSobject referring to the get networkcredential().

$cred=get-secretid -secretID 2007

Or if you need the password in clear text, displayed on screen, you could specify that as a an argument.

The function is made for my usage, so there is definitive roomfor improvement .

function Get-SecretID
[int] $secretID,

$where = 'https://secretserverdnsname/secretserver/winauthwebservices/sswinauthwebservice.asmx'

if($sscred -ne $null){
    $ws = New-WebServiceProxy -uri $where -Credential $sscred

    $ws = New-WebServiceProxy -uri $where -UseDefaultCredential -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if($ws -eq $null){
      if (!(Test-Path Variable:\ssuser)){
        throw {
          Write-Host "No secretserver user specified or variable 'ssuser' defined.`nThis is to be used by 'get-storedcredential'"
        $credacc=Get-StoredCredential -UserName $ssuser
        $ws = New-WebServiceProxy -uri $where -Credential $credacc -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
        if($ws -eq $null){throw{Write-host "Unable to connect to SecretServer"}}


$wsResult = $ws.GetSecret($secretId, $false, $null)
if($wsresult.errors -ne $null){
  $Cred=New-Object PSObject
  $Cred | add-member -NotePropertyName "Username" -NotePropertyValue $wsresult.errors
  $Cred | Add-Member -NotePropertyName "Password" -NotePropertyValue $wsresult.errors
  return $Cred
} else {
$ep = ConvertTo-SecureString $wsResult.Secret.Items[2].value.ToString() -AsPlainText -Force
[pscredential]$Cred = New-Object -TypeName "System.Management.Automation.PSCredential" -ArgumentList $u,$ep
  [psobject]$Cred=New-Object PSObject
    $Cred | add-member -NotePropertyName "Username" -NotePropertyValue $u
    $Cred | Add-Member -NotePropertyName "Password" -NotePropertyValue $wsResult.Secret.Items[2].value.ToString()
    $Cred | Add-Member -NotePropertyName "Domain" -NotePropertyValue $wsResult.Secret.Items[0].value.ToString()
return $Cred

CSP access to tenants using powershell. Part 4

This is a small script that connects to partnercenter list all customers tenants and let you select one. When one is selected it connects to azuread and az for that customer.

All my credentials are stored in SecretServer . I use a web service request to get those credentials. I will show these modules in a later post.

import-module partnercenter

#$app = AppID + AppKey
$app=Get-SecretID -secretID xxxx
#rt = refreshtoken.
$rt=Get-SecretID -secretID yyyy
$tid="'csp tenant directory id'"

#Connect PartnerCenter
$pcToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -RefreshToken $refreshToken -Resource https://api.partnercenter.microsoft.com -Credential $app -TenantId $tid
Connect-PartnerCenter -AccessToken $pcToken.AccessToken -ApplicationId $app.username -TenantId $tid

    $customers=get-partnercustomer | sort-object -Property name
    foreach($cust in $customers){
        Write-Host "$($counter) - $($cust.Name) - $($cust.domain)"
    $custid=Read-Host "Enter customer #"
    Write-host " Targeting : $($customer.name) - $($customer.Domain)"

$azureToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -Resource "https://graph.microsoft.com/" -Credential $app -RefreshToken $refreshtoken -TenantId $customer.CustomerId
$graphToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -RefreshToken $refreshToken -Resource "https://graph.windows.net/" -Credential $app -TenantId $customer.CustomerId  

Connect-Azuread -aadAccessToken $graphToken.AccessToken -msAccessToken $azureToken.AccessToken -TenantId $customer.CustomerId  -AccountId $app.username

$azure2Token = New-PartnerAccessToken -Resource https://management.azure.com/ -Credential $app -RefreshToken $refreshtoken -TenantId $customer.CustomerId
$graph2Token = New-PartnerAccessToken -RefreshToken $refreshToken -Resource https://graph.windows.net/ -Credential $app -TenantId $customer.CustomerId  

 Connect-AzAccount -AccessToken $azure2Token.AccessToken -GraphAccessToken $graph2Token.AccessToken -TenantId $customer.CustomerId  -AccountId $app.username

Use powershell to get external IP address

How can you get your external IP address from powershell? I use a simple script to query an external public web service. The service I’m using is hosted by ipinfo.io . I have created a small function that is placed in my powershell library. All my modules are loaded by using powershell profiles.

This simple function uses rest. Usage is simple : get-mypublicip . Could easily be uses in script (get-mypublicip).ip .

function get-mypublicip{
    Write-Verbose "Resolving external IP"
    try {
        $ipaddr = Invoke-RestMethod http://ipinfo.io/json #| Select-Object -ExpandProperty ip
    catch {
        throw "Can't get external IP Address. Quitting."
    if ($ipaddr -eq $null) { throw "Can't get external IP Address. Quitting." }
    Write-Verbose "External IP is $ipaddr"
    return $ipaddr

CSP access to tenants using powershell. Part 3

In this part 3 of CSP and powershell I will show how you can connect to azureAD of a customer tenant using your CSP app credentials and refreshtoken. This is almost the same procedure as we use to connect to az. We will start with the same variables as in part 2. Remember to keep your credential and secure, as it will give access to all your tenants.

$app=get-credential # Get AppID and Key for out partnecenter app. (created in part 1)
$refreshtoken = 'refreshtoken' # From part 1 or whenever we get a new one.
$CustomerTenantID= 'Azure directory object id'

Struggled for a while to get this to work. The important thing is the endpoints and when to use the customer tenant ID.

$azureToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -Resource "https://graph.microsoft.com/" -Credential $app -RefreshToken $refreshtoken -TenantId $CustomerTenantID
$graphToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -RefreshToken $refreshToken -Resource "https://graph.windows.net/" -Credential $app -TenantId $CustomerTenantID  

Connect-Azuread -aadAccessToken $graphToken.AccessToken -msAccessToken $azureToken.AccessToken -TenantId $CustomerTenantID  -AccountId $app.username

So now you can use get-azureaduser to get users from this customer tenant.

You could also use the MS online module msol to query for users, this module requires you to use tenantid as an argument.

In part 4 I will wrap this up in a simple script allowing you to select customer tenant.

CSP access to tenants using powershell. Part 2

In part 1 we created the Azure Enterprise App for Partnercenter and used this information to connect using powershell and connect-partnercenter. Now we will use this to connect to one of our customers tenants. First we will use AZ module and connect-azaccount. We will use the AZ module and the partnercenter module. So if those at not installed please install :

install-module az
install-module partnercenter

I will use the partnercenter module to request an accesstoken for azure.

$app=get-credential # Get AppID and Key for out partnecenter app. (created in part 1)
$refreshtoken = 'refreshtoken' # From part 1 or whenever we get a new one.
$CustomerTenantID= 'Azure directory object id'

Now we have all the required info to connect. The credentials should be stored securely!!!!

$azureToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -Resource https://management.azure.com/ -Credential $app -RefreshToken $refreshtoken -TenantId $CustomerTenantID

$grapToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -RefreshToken $refreshToken -Resource https://graph.windows.net/ -Credential $app -TenantId $CustomerTenantID  

Connect-AzAccount -AccessToken $azureToken.AccessToken -GraphAccessToken $graphToken.AccessToken -TenantId $CustomerTenantID  -AccountId $app.username

There. We are now connected to our azure of our customer. In next part we will connect to azureAD

CSP access to tenants using powershell. Part 1

A short explanation of how to access customer tenant using a CSP tenant SPN credential connectiong to AzureAD and AZ. Have been struggling for a while to manage all our customers tenants using powershell scripts. It can be complicated to organize all the credentials, tenant domain, tenant id’s password expiry.

First step is to be able to use powershell in the CSP tenants and access the partnercenter module. To get this started Microsoft has published a script to create the SPN required for this. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/partnercenter/secure-app-model?view=partnercenterps-1.5 This script will help you create the SPN . When using the SPN for the first time you will have to consent it using an admin account. The “ConfigurePreconsent” argument adds the spn to the adminagents group, this result in the account being a global admin in the customer tenants. Next:

$credential = Get-Credential
$token = New-PartnerAccessToken -Consent -Credential $credential -Resource https://api.partnercenter.microsoft.com -TenantId 'Your Tenant Id'

This is to consent the spn and get the refresh token we will in further logins. TenantId is the ID of your partner tenant. First it asks for the credential of the newly created spn (appID and key), next it will require you to login and consent using a service account . In return you get a token. Remember to store the refresh token part in a secure place as this will be used in our next login.

$refreshToken = 'Enter the refresh token value here'
$credential = Get-Credential
$tenantId = 'Your Tenant Id'
$pcToken = New-PartnerAccessToken -RefreshToken $refreshToken -Resource https://api.partnercenter.microsoft.com -Credential $credential -TenantId $tenantId
Connect-PartnerCenter -AccessToken $pcToken.AccessToken -ApplicationId $appId -TenantId $tenantId

Here we connect to partnercenter. We got the $refreshtoken in the previous step. $credential is our appid and key returned from the script. $tenantid is the tenantid of the partner tenant. Returned from the connection is a new $pcToken. This $pcToken includes a new refresh token that we could store and use at next login, but the one we already got would still last for a default value of 90 days. We’ve had some issues it the MFA settings in the tenant allow the user to “not be asked for credentials in xx days” (So we always uncheck this box).

Part 2 will for the AZ connection to customer tenant.

Powershell to get DirectAccess connection history.

This is a simple powershell to get data from the DirectAccess database. It reguired some serious Bing’ing (and google) to get the time field. You will have to configure reporting database in DirectAccess config. I used windows internal database.


$cs="server=$server;database=$database;Integrated Security=True;"
$connection=New-Object System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection

#$query="Select * from $table"
#$query="Select * from $database.INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES"
$query="declare @start bigint=131277336299720000;select dateadd(mi,datediff(mi,getutcdate(),getdate()),([sessionstarttime]/864000000000.0-109207)) AS DATO,* from sessiontable join connectiontable on sessiontable.connectionid=connectiontable.connectionid where sessionstarttime >=@start"


$resulttable=New-Object System.Data.DataTable
$resulttable | Out-GridView

Use Powershell to get LeakedCredentials from Azure using Graph

Leaked credentials listed from Azure using powershell and Microsoft Graph 
We need one Azure AD Premium X license to get this log.

Would it be nice to list all leakedcredentials using powershell?(or riskysignins or identiyriskevents). All of this could be achieved using powershell and REST api at Microsoft Graph. I have a scheduled task running to get this reports. Using a appilcation in Azure. All credentials are stored in SecretServer. First we need an Application Registration in Azure.

Application Registration list

The registered application. The home page URL can be any url, it is not used.

After we have created the AppReg. Add a password, app key. Combined with the application id this is our username and password.

Now it is time to give this app the required permissions from microsoft we can identify witch permissions are needed to run this query. https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/docs/api-reference/beta/api/leakedcredentialsriskevent_get 

Permission required.
Some of the permissions set in Azure.
Remeber to click “Grant Permissions” after they are added.

Next would be to set the enterprise application to “user assignment required” and “Enabled for users to sign-in.” also “Hide it from users.

Settings of the Enterprise application.

Now we are ready to start with our powershell script.

$l_ClientID ="<APPID>"
$l_ClientSecret="<APP password Key>"
    $body= @{grant_type="client_credentials";
$oauth=Invoke-RestMethod -Method Post -Uri $loginURL/$l_tenantdomain/oauth2/token?api-version=1.0 -Body $body
if ($oauth.access_token -ne $null)
      $headerParams = @{'Authorization'="$($oauth.token_type) $($oauth.access_token)"
 # https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/docs/api-reference/beta/api/leakedcredentialsriskevent_get
$url = "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/leakedCredentialsRiskEvents"
$myReport = (Invoke-WebRequest -UseBasicParsing -Headers $headerParams -Uri $url)
} else {
Write-Host "ERROR: No Access Token"
($myReport.Content | ConvertFrom-Json).value |where-object {$_.riskeventstatus -eq "active"} | ft risk<em>,user