A quick overview of Azure AD.
Looking for a little more depth? Learn about options for managing identity in Azure using Windows Server Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), Azure AD, and Azure AD Access Control.
Built on top of a large set of free capabilities in Azure AD, Azure AD Premium provides a robust set of capabilities to empower enterprises with more demanding needs for identity and access management. During its first milestone, Azure AD Premium offers group-based provisioning and access management to SaaS applications, a customized logon environment, and security reports. For the end user, Azure AD Premium provides self-service password reset for cloud applications.
Configuring single sign-on for many different SaaS applications from various vendors can be a difficult and demanding task. Azure AD simplifies the process by providing a world of popular SaaS applications, pre-integrated in a single application gallery.
Learn about common authentication scenarios supported by Azure AD and how they can be used in your applications.
Learn how to query a directory by using the Graph API.
Application access enhancements enable administrators to integrate identities across both Microsoft and third-party cloud-hosted applications to provision required accounts and prevent unauthorized access. End users can then launch cloud-hosted applications that are assigned to them from a single webpage. Azure AD integration tutorials are available for Salesforce, Box, and Google Apps.
Learn more about the relationship between Office 365 and Azure AD, and one easy path to add the applications access enhancements features to your existing Office 365 subscription.
Learn how portals such as the Azure management portal and the Office 365 account portal help tenant admins manage their organizations' identity and subscription data using a single instance of Azure AD.
Learn about multi-factor authentication concepts, best practices, and how you as a global administrator can use multi-factor authentication in Azure AD to help protect your organization’s identity data in the cloud.
This topic outlines management tasks you should perform regularly so applications that use the Azure Access Control Service (ACS) continue to function properly and without interruption.
Learn about the differences between deploying Windows Server Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) on-premises versus deploying on Azure Virtual Machines. Understand the effects of design and deployment decisions.