Integrating On-premises Identities with Azure Active Directory

Integrating your on-premises Active Directory with Azure Active Directory can make your users more productive by providing a common identity for accessing both cloud and on-premises network resources. With this integration users and organizations can take advantage of the following:

  • Organizations can provide users with a common hybrid identity across on-premises or cloud-based services leveraging Windows Server Active Directory and then connecting to Azure Active Directory.
  • Administrators can provide conditional access based on application resource, device and user identity, network location and multifactor authentication.
  • Users can leverage their common identity through accounts in Azure AD to Office 365, Intune, SaaS apps and third-party applications.
  • Developers can build applications that leverage the common identity model, integrating applications into Active Directory on-premises or Azure for cloud-based applications

Azure Active Directory Connect makes this integration easy and simplifies the management of your on-premises and cloud identity infrastructure. You can read more from Microsoft here and here.

 

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