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Explaining Conditional Access and Azure Pass-Through Authentication

Posted by Jeff Guillet on Jan 3, 2017 3:51:33 PM

I recently wrote an article about the new Azure AD pass-through authentication feature introduced in the latest version of Azure Active Directory Connect (build 1.1.371.0).
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Topics: Azure active directory, azure ad, azure active directory premium, Azure pass-through authentication

Microsoft Releases Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on

Posted by Jeff Guillet on Dec 9, 2016 12:39:43 PM

One of the most important aspects of moving to a cloud solution like Office 365 is to provide a way for users to authenticate to their cloud resources. Organizations typically want to reduce administrative overhead and user confusion by managing only one directory, be it the on-premises directory (AD) or the cloud directory (Azure AD).

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Topics: Azure, Microsoft, azure ad, azure active directory premium, single sign-on

Finding Real World Value in Azure Active Directory Premium

Posted by Justin Harris MVP, MCSM, MCM on Jul 27, 2016 6:21:38 AM

When you think about the value proposition for Azure Active Directory Premium, most of the features that are front and center revolve around self-service password reset, multi-factor authentication (MFA), SSO for SaaS-based applications, and enhanced reporting. These features are certainly all great examples of how the value of Azure Active Directory Premium can be demonstrated within the enterprise.

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Topics: Office 365, Azure active directory, azure active directory premium, azure ad application proxy

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