Make it possible to use SharePoint Search with app-only context
Currently it is only possible to execute search queries with user context. Allowing for using SharePoint Search with app-only context would make it possible to make better use of the platform and build richer solutions and apps.
Thanks for your feedback! We’re happy to report that your suggestion is has been pretty recently added to SharePoint Online. You can find additional details around this capability from following blog post – https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/vesku/2016/03/07/using-add-in-only-app-only-permissions-with-search-queries-in-sharepoint-online/.
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This desperately needs to be added to SharePoint on-premises if Microsoft want to reduce solutions being built on the Server Object Model..
Amr Fouad commented
Hey, could this also work using Azure AD Context ?