1.13 Ensure that 'Users can add gallery apps to My Apps' is set to 'No'


Require administrators to provide consent for the apps before use.


Unless Azure Active Directory is running as an identity provider for third-party applications, do not allow users to use their identity outside of your cloud environment. User profiles contain private information such as phone numbers and email addresses which could then be sold off to other third parties without requiring any further consent from the user.


Can cause additional requests to administrators that need to be fulfilled quite often.

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


From Azure Portal
Please note that at this point of time, there is no Azure CLI or other API commands available to programmatically conduct security configuration for this recommendation.

From Azure Home select the Portal Menu

Select Azure Active Directory

Then Users

Select User settings

Then Manage how end users launch and view their applications

Set Users can add gallery apps to My Apps to No

Default Value:

By default, Users can add gallery apps to My Apps is set to No.

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