Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication 2.4.1

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dotnet add package Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication --version 2.4.1                
NuGet\Install-Package Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication -Version 2.4.1                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication" Version="2.4.1" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication --version 2.4.1                
#r "nuget: Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication, 2.4.1"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication&version=2.4.1

// Install Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime.Azure.Authentication&version=2.4.1                

Provides ADAL based authentication for Azure management client libraries

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       - Relaxed the upped bound for Microsoft.IdentityModel.* dependencies.