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April 2019

Apr 30

Azure AD entitlement management

IN PREVIEW

Govern employee and partner access requests, approvals, auditing, and reviews for any app integrated with Azure AD.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Apr 24

Group claims in Azure AD tokens

IN PREVIEW

User group membership information can be emitted from SAML and OIDC/OAuth tokens issued by Azure AD so organizations so apps that require this information can be managed and secured from the cloud.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Apr 23

Azure Active Directory activity logs integration with Diagnostics Logs for Azure Monitor and Log Analytics in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain insights from Azure AD user activity logs stored in an Azure storage account and streamed to your preferred SIEM or custom environment, or integration with Log Analytics in Azure Monitor directly in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Apr 10

Home realm discovery during sign-in for Microsoft 365 services

IN DEVELOPMENT

We are changing our Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) sign-in behavior to make room for new authentication methods and improve usability. During sign-in, Azure AD determines where a user needs to authenticate. Azure AD makes intelligent decisions by reading organization and user settings for the username entered on the sign-in page. This is a step towards a password-free future that enables additional credentials like FIDO 2.0.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Apr 10

More sign-in options for Microsoft accounts in Microsoft 365

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2019

We're updating the Microsoft 365 sign-in page for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) to add a new sign-in options link. This link will be added only to sign-in pages that accept personal Microsoft accounts.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Apr 2

Azure AD password protection

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure AD password protection helps you eliminate easily guessed passwords from your environment, which can dramatically lower the risk of being compromised by a password spray attack.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security

January 2019

Jan 23

Workday to Azure AD inbound user provisioning is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Securely tap into the rich workforce identity and organization data present in Workday and automate inbound user provisioning into Active Directory and Azure AD.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security

November 2018

Nov 2

Azure AD group-based licensing management is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Scalably assign Microsoft service licenses to groups of users rather than individuals in Azure AD. 

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security

October 2018

Oct 19

Azure AD activity logs integration with Azure Monitor Diagnostics and Azure Log Analytics is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Gain insights from Azure AD user activity logs stored in an Azure storage account and streamed to your preferred SIEM or custom environment, or integration with Azure Log Analytics tools directily in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Security
Oct 18

Send your Azure Active Directory data to Azure Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

The ability to forward your Azure Active Directory logs to Azure Log Analytics is now available.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Monitor
  • Security
Oct 11

Ability to Diagnose and resolve hybrid identity directory errors is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Identify and remediate directory errors caused by duplicate user attributes and orphaned objects, which complicate synchronizing your AD and Azure AD hybrid identity environment.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Oct 5

System-assigned Managed Identity for Virtual Machines and Virtual Machine Scale Sets is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use a system assigned managed identity with a Virtual Machine and Virtual Machine Scale Sets.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Oct 4

Self-service password reset from the Windows 10 sign in for hybrid domain joined devices is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Windows 10 devices that are domain-joined to both on-premises AD and cloud Azure AD allow user self-service password reset from the sign in screen.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Oct 4

Self-service password reset from the Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 sign in screens is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Users with an Azure AD account can now reset their password from the sign in screen of devices using the Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 operating systems.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security

September 2018

Sep 25

Staged user rollout to Azure AD cloud authentication is in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Migrate users from federated authentication to Azure AD cloud authentication in groups or phases and manage from the Azure AD portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Sep 24

Virtual network peering across Azure Active Directory tenants

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual network peering is now available for virtual networks that belong to subscriptions in different Azure Active Directory tenants.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Sep 24

Azure Active Directory conditional access in Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks now supports Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) conditional access, which allows administrators to control where and when users are permitted to sign in to Azure Databricks. Some of the common concerns this addresses include restricted sign-in access, limited network location access, managing the type of device access as well as restricted access to client applications.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Databricks
  • Security
Sep 24

Azure Active Directory Integration with Azure Files in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Files Azure AD Integration for SMB access using Azure AD Domain Services is now available in preview.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Sep 21

Azure AD Conditional Access: Managed browser support for iOS/Android platforms now in preview

IN PREVIEW

This feature adds browser support when using application-based conditional access on iOS and Android in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Sep 21

Azure AD terms-of-use now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure AD Terms of use provides a simple method that organizations can use to present information to end users.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security

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