Azure Identity Management.txt - What is Azure Active Directory Azure Active Directory(Azure AD is Microsofts Identity Management(IDM service and

Azure Identity Management.txt - What is Azure Active...

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What is Azure Active Directory? Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft s Identity Management(IDM) service and multi-tenant cloud based directory. The Azure AD provides a single sign-on (SSO) access to thousands of cloud SaaS Applications like Office365, Salesforce.com, DropBox, and Concur. If you are a Office365, Azure or Dynamics CRM Online customer, you might not realize that you are already using Azure AD. Every Office365, Azure and Dynamics CRM tenant is actually already an Azure AD tenant. Azure AD includes a full suite of IDM capabilities such as, Access & Authentication Multi-factor authentication Device registration Role based access control Management Self-service password management Self-service group management Privileged account management Monitoring & Auditing Application usage monitoring Rich auditing Security monitoring and alerting These capabilities can help secure cloud-based applications, streamline IT processes, cut costs and also help assure corporate compliance goals are pan. Benefits of Azure AD Single Sign-On - Quickly adopt cloud services, with an easy single-sign-on experience powered by Azure AD s fully automated SaaS app access management and provisioning services capabilities. Anywhere and Any Device Access - Empower employees with world-class cloud apps, service and self-service capabilities accessible from device. Secure Management - Easily and securely manage employee and vendor access to your corporate social media accounts. Secure Access - Improve application security with Azure AD multifactor authentication and conditional access. Application Monitoring - Monitor usage and protect your business from advanced threats with security reporting and monitoring. Secure mobile (remote) access to on-premises applications. These benefits enable secure and consistent, self-service application access management, empowering business owners to move quickly while cutting IT costs and overhead. Azure AD vs ADDS Azure AD and Windows Server Active Directory (AD) are used for Authentication. But Azure AD differs in many aspects, such as; It doesn't have, Active Directory forest and Trust relations Organizational Units Group Policies It uses Open AD connect, O-Auth, WS-federation and SAML protocols for Authentication and Authorization. Azure AD Domain Names
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A domain name is an important part of the identifier for many directory resources such as, User name or email address Address for a group App ID URI for an application. Every domain name in Azure AD is either a basic\initial domain name, or a custom domain name. Azure AD basic Domain is in the form of <abc>.onmicrosoft.com and is created by default when you subscribe in Azure AD. Also, it gets established when a directory is created by the admin.
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