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    October 2015

    Oct 15

    Public preview: Azure Active Directory Domain Services

    Azure Active Directory Domain Services provides scalable, high-performance, managed domain services.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Services
    Oct 15

    General availability: Azure Rights Management document tracking

    Document tracking in Azure RMS enables document owners to track activities on the sensitive files they share with others.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features

    September 2015

    Sep 17

    Public preview: Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2B collaboration

    Azure Active Directory B2B collaboration helps improve security while simplifying the management of partner access to resources, including SaaS apps such as Office 365, Salesforce, many Azure services, and other mobile, cloud, and on-premises claims-aware applications.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    Sep 16

    Public preview: Azure Active Directory B2C

    Azure Active Directory B2C is an enterprise-grade, multi-tenant, cloud service that helps you stay connected with your consumers.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Azure Active Directory B2C
    • Services

    June 2015

    Jun 24

    General availability: Azure Active Directory Connect Health

    Azure AD Connect Health helps you monitor and gain insight into your on-premises identity infrastructure.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    • Services
    Jun 24

    General availability: Azure Active Directory Connect

    Azure Active Directory Connect, the tool to connect Active Directory and Azure Active Directory in a few clicks, is now generally available.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    • Services

    May 2015

    May 4

    General availablity: Cloud App Discovery

    Cloud App Discovery, a module of Azure Active Directory Premium is now generally available and accessible via the Microsoft Azure portal. It can provide your IT department with visibility into all your organization’s business and consumer cloud apps.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features

    March 2015

    Mar 24

    Integrate Active Directory with App Service Web Apps

    Azure Websites Authentication / Authorization allows you to quickly restrict access to your websites running on Azure Websites by leveraging Azure Active Directory.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • App Service
    • Features

    January 2015

    Jan 29

    Public Preview: Azure Active Directory Connect Health

    Azure AD Connect Health helps you monitor your on-premises identity infrastructure.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Cloud Services
    • Features
    • Services
    Jan 29

    Public Preview: Multifactor authentication per application

    Conditional access policies can be created with Azure Active Directory Premium to enforce multifactor authentication for users and groups trying to access specific applications.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features

    December 2014

    Dec 11

    Public preview: administrative units

    Administration delegation in Azure Active Directory through administrative units is available in public preview.

    • Azure Active Directory
    Dec 11

    General availability: Azure Active Directory Application Proxy

    This module allows on-premises web applications to be published via Azure Active Directory and made available to external users in the same way as SaaS applications.

    • Azure Active Directory

    November 2014

    Nov 21

    New regions for HDInsight: Japan East, Australia East, and Australia Southeast

    HDInsight has expanded its geographical presence to three new regions: Japan East, Australia East, and Australia Southeast.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • HDInsight
    • Regions & Datacenters

    September 2014

    Sep 10

    Azure Cross Platform Command-Line Interface 0.8.8

    This release includes support for role-based access control and some storage improvements

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Storage Accounts
    • SDK and Tools
    Sep 10

    Role-based access control in Azure Preview portal

    Manage access to Azure subscriptions, resource groups, or resources such as websites or databases in the Azure Preview Portal by assigning Owner, Contributor, or Reader roles to Active Directory users or groups.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Management
    • Services
    Sep 10

    Azure PowerShell 0.8.8

    The new release adds support for Role-based access control, SQL Database auditing support in Azure Resource Manager mode and more

    • Azure Active Directory
    • App Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Traffic Manager
    • Virtual Machines
    • SDK and Tools

    April 2014

    Apr 3

    Azure Active Directory App Gallery

    Add and manage over 1000 apps using Azure Active Directory.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    Apr 3

    Irregular sign-in notifications added to Azure Active Directory Premium

    Get notified if a sign-in attempt doesn't fit with your normal user sign-in patterns.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    Apr 3

    Azure Active Directory Premium

    Self-service password reset, group management, customized branding, and more is now available to premium subscribers.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    Apr 3

    Azure Active Directory Premium: Self-service group management

    Self-service group management is now available to Azure Active Directory Premium subscribers.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features

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