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Azure AD - Get Blocked Sign-Ins

Workflow #0035

This workflow checks for sign-ins that were blocked because the account was locked out in Microsoft Azure (error code 50053). If any results are found, the attempts are aggregated and a Webex message is sent. Required Graph API permissions: AuditLog.Read.All, Directory.Read.All

Note: This workflow requires an Azure Active Directory Premium license.


Change Log

Date Notes
Jun 29, 2021 - Initial release
Sep 10, 2021 - Updated to use the new system atomics
Sep 7, 2022 - Minor updates to naming and descriptions

See the Important Notes page for more information about updating workflows


  • The following system atomics are used by this workflow:
    • Webex - Post Message to Room
    • Webex - Search for Room
  • The following atomic actions must be imported before you can import this workflow:
  • The targets and account keys listed at the bottom of the page
  • (Optional) Cisco Webex
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory (with a premium license)
  • Microsoft Azure App Registration with AuditLog.Read.All and Directory.Read.All API permissions

Workflow Steps

  1. Fetch global variables
  2. Get an access token for the Graph API
  3. Calculate and format the start date
  4. Fetch sign in events
  5. Check if the request was successful:
    • If not, return an error message
    • If it was, aggregate the events and post a Webex message


  • If you want the workflow to run on a schedule, you need to create a schedule and then add it as a trigger within the workflow
  • Set the Azure Tenant ID local variable to the Azure tenant to run the report for
  • Set the Hours to Check to how many hours ago you want the workflow to look for events (default: 24 hours). If you’re using a schedule to run this workflow, make sure the schedule’s interval matches this timeframe
  • See this page for information on configuring the workflow for Webex


Target Group: Default TargetGroup

Target Name Type Details Account Keys Notes
Microsoft Graph HTTP Endpoint Protocol: HTTPS
Host: graph.microsoft.com
Path: /v1.0
Microsoft Graph Token HTTP Endpoint Protocol: HTTPS
Host: login.microsoftonline.com
Path: None
Microsoft Graph API  
Webex Teams HTTP Endpoint Protocol: HTTPS
Host: webexapis.com
Path: None
None Not necessary if Webex activities are removed

Account Keys

Account Key Name Type Details Notes
Microsoft Graph API HTTP Basic Authentication Username: Client ID
Password: Client Secret