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Introducing #AzureAD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on

Howdy folks, Today’s news might well be our biggest news of the year. Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on are now both in public preview! When we talk to organizations about how they want to integrate their identity infrastructure to the cloud, we often hear the same set of requirements: “I’ve got to...

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#AzureAD: Certificate based authentication for iOS and Android now in preview!

Howdy folks, It seems like hardly a week goes by these days without a new story of leaked credentials, malware and phishing hitting the news. These stories make it super clear that in many ways, passwords are one of the most vulnerable parts of many security regimes. In Microsoft’s Identity Division, we are doing a...

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#AzureAD Connect Health for Sync is now GA!

Howdy folks! Today I’m happy to get to share the news that Azure AD Connect Health for Sync is now Generally Available (GA)! Connect Health for ADFS has been one of the most rapidly adopted Azure AD capabilities we’ve ever built so I’m excited to expand on that success with the addition of this new monitoring support....

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Azure AD + Domain Join + Windows 10

Howdy folks, Last November Microsoft announced the availability of the first major update for Windows 10. Today we’re focusing on some of the new the benefits recently added to Azure AD and Windows 10 for domain joined devices. 90%+ of the enterprises have deployed Active Directory. Today there are tens of millions of domain joined...

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Best way to connect to Office 365 and Azure AD (latest data) + Azure AD Connect Momentum

Howdy folks, Last March I published a blog post with data on how organizations were choosing to connect their on-premises identities (in Windows Server Active Directory) to their cloud identities (in Azure Active Directory). This popular post (over 20k people have viewed it) generated a lot of positive feedback. Recently I’ve received many requests for...

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#AzureAD Mailbag: Self-Service Password Reset

Howdy folks, Time for the next Azure AD Mailbag blog post. Mark Morowczynski from our Customer Success Team is our guest blogger today and he’s going to be sharing some tips on deploying and using Self-Service Password Reset. To give credit where it’s due, the Azure AD Mailbag series was Mark’s idea in the first...

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Active Directory Federation Services gains OpenID Certifications!

Howdy folks,   I am very pleased to report that ADFS for Windows Server 2016 has now been certified as conforming to the Basic OpenID Provider and Implicit OpenID Provider profiles of OpenID Connect – adding to its previous certification for the OpenID Provider Publishing Configuration Information profile. This is a very significant achievement, because...

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Azure AD Connect & Connect Health is now GA!

Howdy folks! I’m out this week coaching at the USA Volleyball Girls National Championships in New Orleans. But that doesn’t mean the team slows down any. So today we’re thrilled to announce the GA of Azure AD Connect and Connect Health! Samuel Devasahayam is the PM in the team who really has lead the charge...

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