Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Download Free Windows Azure Active Directory Whitepapers

Microsoft has just released four new free whitepapers to help you get to grips with Windows Azure Active Directory. The whitepapers are broken down into an initial overview of Active Directory in the cloud and then ramping up the technical level to give you an understanding of how to leverage multi-factor authentication.

Here's a description taken from the download page:

Windows Azure AD is the identity foundation for many Microsoft services like Office 365, Windows Intune, and others. Windows Azure AD is a comprehensive identity and access management cloud solution, utilizing the enterprise-grade quality and proven capabilities of Windows Server AD on-premises. It combines core directory services, advanced identity governance, security and application access management.

This series of whitepapers on Windows Azure AD offerings comprises:

  • Active Directory from the on-premises to the cloud whitepaper.
  • An overview of Windows Azure AD
  • Leverage Multi-Factor Authentication with Windows Azure AD whitepaper.
  • Leverage Multi-Factor Authentication Server on your premises whitepaper
  • Leverage Windows Azure AD for modern Business Applications whitepaper.

There's also a zip file with some handy PoweShell scripts that complement the multi-factor authentication pieces.

Go get your hands on them all from here:



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