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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

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...
3/24/2020, Service Updates
Effective May 1, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Active Directory B2C monthly active users will change.
3/4/2020, Service Updates
Azure Files Active Directory (AD) Authentication is now in preview. Use it to mount your Azure Files using AD credentials with the exact same access control experience as on-premises.
3/2/2020, Azure Podcast
In this episode we chat with Gunnar Campo on Azure Lighthouse, which provides partners with an easy way to run managed solutions for customers, and manage this via a single plan of glass.  Gunnar...
We are excited to announce the preview of Azure Files Active Directory (Azure AD) Authentication. You can now mount your Azure Files using Azure AD credentials with the exact same access control...
2/10/2020, Service Updates
Native Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication support for OpenVPN protocol, and Azure VPN Client for Windows are now generally available for Azure point-to-site (P2S) VPN.
1/24/2020, Azure Podcast
Dr. Ranveer Chandra, the Chief Scientist of Azure Global, talks about his ground-breaking work to democratize AI in the agricultural industry. Media file:...