Microsoft Azure Active Directory brings modern, cloud-based features to traditional identity management. In this course, you will learn the basics of managing an Azure Active Directory environment, including users, groups, devices, and applications.
Securing access and authorization to your applications, data, and resources is critical to protecting your enterprise assets. You must provide proper access to users and devices when they need it, without being overly permissive. Microsoft Azure Active Directory can be leveraged to achieve those goals. In this course, Managing Identities in Microsoft Azure Active Directory, you will learn the fundamentals of managing an Azure Active Directory environment. First, you will learn the basics of an Azure Active Directory tenant. Next, you will explore how to manage users, groups, devices, and applications. Finally, you will examine how to leverage special features like Conditional Access and Self-service Password Reset to give your users a modern, protected experience. By the end of this course, you will be able to manage your Azure Active Directory environment effectively, use advanced features to improve the end-user experience, and provide higher security to your organization.
Ned Bellavance is an IT professional and Microsoft MVP with almost 20 years of experience in the industry. Passionate about technology, he is always looking to embrace future trends and share new discoveries with the community.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Ned Bellavance, and welcome to my course, Managing Identities in Microsoft Azure Active Directory. Azure Active Directory is an Identity as a Service solution that expands the capabilities of traditional Active Directory on-premises, and serves as the identity layer for Office 365 and Microsoft Azure. In this course, you will learn about the features and functionality that exist within Azure Active Directory and how to manage the various resources and configurations found within the solution. We will be focusing on several topics within the course including configuring directories in Azure Active Directory, managing users and groups, managing devices and applications, and securing Azure Active Directory. By the end of this course, you will be able to manage your Azure Active Directory environment effectively and use advanced features to improve end-user experience and provide higher security to your organization. Before beginning this course, you should have a basic understanding of using the Azure portal, some familiarity with PowerShell, and a desire to grow your Azure Active Directory knowledge. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about managing Azure Active Directory, and some of the excellent features within, with the course, Managing Identities in Microsoft Azure Active Directory, on Pluralsight.