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April 2021

Apr 14

Azure Automation support for System Assigned Managed Identities is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use managed identities now to authenticate runbooks to any Azure service that supports Azure AD authentication.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Management

February 2021

Feb 24

Please upgrade your Azure AD Connect sync to a newer version by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

We’re retiring older versions of Azure Active Directory Connect.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Retirements
Feb 19

Email one-time passcode authentication on by default starting October 2021

Target retirement date: October 31, 2021

Email one-time passcode will be on by default and redemption using unmanaged Azure Active Directory accounts will no longer be allowed starting October 31, 2021 and not March 31, 2021.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Services
  • Retirements

January 2021

Jan 26

99.99% uptime for Azure Active Directory Premium customers is coming April 1st, 2021

IN DEVELOPMENT

SLA for Azure AD is increasing the up-time commitment to 99.99% for Azure AD Premium customers to support the need for an Identity service with high resilience and low interruptions.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features

December 2020

Dec 11

Deprecation of webview sign-in support announcement from Google

Target retirement date: January 04, 2021

Google is deprecating webview support starting January 4, 2021.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
  • Retirements

September 2020

Sep 11

Azure Time Series Insights now supports AAD groups

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Time Series Insights now supports Azure Active Directory groups through access policies.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Security
  • Features

July 2020

Jul 27

Azure Active Directory Registration Service is ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

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

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Retirements
Jul 21

AKS-managed Azure Active Directory support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)-managed Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) support is now generally available.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features

March 2020

Mar 4

Active Directory for authentication on SMB access to Azure File in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Files
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features

November 2019

Nov 18

Publish to Azure Active Directory protected endpoints from Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid can now publish events to AAD protected endpoints

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features

September 2019

Sep 30

Secure hybrid access to apps behind existing F5 infrastructure

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure AD and F5 Networks integration to secure legacy applications.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 26

Configure Azure AD as the trusted corporate identity provider in SAP Identity Authentication Service

NOW AVAILABLE

Connect enterprise identities between Microsoft services such as, Azure and Office 365 and the SAP Cloud Platform, so you can build unique cross-cloud experiences.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 12

Cloud backup and recovery for the Microsoft Authenticator app on Android

NOW AVAILABLE

Android users can now back up their account credentials to the cloud, and then easily and securely transfer them to a new device when needed.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features

August 2019

Aug 15

Custom OpenID Connect identity providers for user flows in Azure AD B2C

NOW AVAILABLE

Use any OpenID Connect (OIDC) identity provider in the built-in user flows in Azure AD B2C.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 15

Pass through an identity provider's access token in Azure AD B2C

NOW AVAILABLE

Applications can now get the identity provider's access token passed through as part of the Azure AD B2C token.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 14

Azure AD Application Proxy integration with the Power BI Mobile application

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure AD Application Proxy to access reports in the Power BI Report Server hosted on-premises from the Power BI mobile application

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 8

Custom roles for app registration management

IN PREVIEW

Gain fine-grained control over what access your admins have for managing app registrations.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features

July 2019

Jul 23

Azure AD Application Proxy support for single sign-on to SAML-based applications.

NOW AVAILABLE

Connect custom or popular SAML-based on-premises line of business apps to Azure AD for single sign-on.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Jul 11

Authentication method usage and insight reporting in Azure AD

IN PREVIEW

Understand the adoption of self-service password reset (SSPR) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in your organization with this Azure AD dashboard.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Jul 10

Azure AD support for FIDO2-based passwordless sign-in

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure AD users can sign in password-free using a FIDO2 security key.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features

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