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Overview

Overview

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s cloud-based identity and access management service, which helps your employees sign in and access resources in:

  • External resources, such as Microsoft Office 365, the Azure portal, and thousands of other SaaS applications.
  • Internal resources, such as apps on your corporate network and intranet, along with any cloud apps developed by your own organization.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 6/1/2016, Whitepaper
    Azure AD can be truly seen as an Identity Management as a Service (IdMaaS) cloud multi-tenant service. This document is intended for IT professionals, system architects, and...
  2. 2/10/2017, Video, 1:06:06
    In this session, Simon will introduce the Microsoft Authentication and Authorization system. He'll cover the protocols (oAuth2, OpenID Connect), Libraries (MSAL, ADAL) and...
  3. 10/2/2018, Video, 0:46:22
    Join the Azure Active Directory customer success team and learn how they helped hundreds of customers around the world to accelerate digital transformation with identity and...

Azure Active Directory News

9/11/2020, Service Updates
Azure Time Series Insights now supports Azure Active Directory groups through access policies.
7/28/2020, Service Updates
Azure Active Directory Registration Service: Ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and preparing for TLS 1.2 in US Gov and commercial clouds
7/23/2020, MS Dev Blogs
In this post, Consultant Marius Rochon gives an implementation of OAuth2 Extension Grants (OBO) using Azure AD B2C. Currently, Azure B2C does not support the extension grant. This sample uses...
7/21/2020, Service Updates
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)-managed Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) support is now generally available.
7/1/2020, Service Updates
Effective August 1, 2020, the meter IDs will change for Azure Active Directory B2C monthly active users.
We are excited to announce the general availability of Azure Files support for authentication with on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) today.
6/2/2020, MS Dev Blogs
Dev Consultant Brian Culver explores App Registration of .NET Applications in Azure AD. In my last post, I was testing the Beta Graph API to get my Teams Presence. The only real challenge I...
This week, Jay Harris is joining the podcast! Jay is an entrepreneur, speaker, software consultant, and President of Arana Software. He has been developing on the web since 1995. He has been...
3/24/2020, Service Updates
Effective May 1, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Active Directory B2C monthly active users will change.