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    October 2018

    Oct 18

    Send your Azure Active Directory data to Azure Log Analytics

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

    Oct 5

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

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

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Virtual network peering across Azure Active Directory tenants

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

    Sep 24

    Azure Active Directory conditional access in Azure Databricks

    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.

    Sep 24

    Azure Active Directory Integration with Azure Files in preview

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

    Sep 21

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

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

    Sep 21

    Azure AD terms-of-use now available

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

    Sep 21

    Azure AD conditional access support for limited access with Microsoft Cloud App Security is now available

    Azure AD conditional access is now able to provide you with in-session controls to enable limited access within SaaS apps.

    Sep 21

    Azure AD conditional access for country codes is in public preview

    Set Azure Active Directory conditional access policies based on user country code.

    Sep 21

    Microsoft Identity Manager Graph Connector to manage guest access is in public preview

    This feature enables IT to administrator manage identities for B2B guest access via app proxy to on-prem apps which requires an on-premises account.

    Sep 21

    Azure AD conditional access custom controls are in public preview

    Azure Active Directory conditional access now has the ability to add custom controls.

    Sep 21

    Microsoft Identity Manager Hybrid Reporting is now available

    Hybrid audit reporting helps IT professionals address common identity management reporting challenges.

    Sep 21

    MFA Server in portal.azure.com is now available

    MFA Server can be managed in Azure Active Directory via the Azure portal.

    Sep 21

    Azure AD conditional access What If tool is now available

    The Azure AD conditional access What if tool allows you to understand the impact of your conditional access policies on your environment.

    Sep 21

    Azure AD access reviews is now available

    Azure AD access reviews helps you ensure that employees and partners have the right access to the right resources by giving you the visibility and control over access.

    Sep 21

    Microsoft Identity Manager support for group managed service account (gMSA) configuration on select services is in public preview

    Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1 administrators can now configure group managed service accounts (gSMA) on select services to provide and eliminate the need for administrators to store static service accounts passwords in a ‘password vault’.

    Sep 21

    Risky IP for Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) extranet lockout protection is in public preview

    Azure Active Directory Connect Health will notify admins iof there are potential IP attacks thro.ugh Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).

    Sep 21

    Azure AD Privileged Identity Management approval workflows is now available

    This feature allows organizations to require approval within Azure AD Privileged Identity Management for any directory role or Global Administrator role requests, and also define the users who can approve or deny these access requests.

    Sep 10

    In Development: Build an ASP.NET Application with MSAL

    Developers can quickly add sign in to an ASP.NET application using the Microsoft Authenticaiton Library

    Sep 7

    In Development: Build Single Page Application with MSAL.js

    Developers can quickly add sign in to a single page JavaScript application using the Microsoft Authentication Library

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