Understand the differences between on-premises Active Directory and Azure Active Directory.
- [Narrator] I mentioned in a previous video…that there are multiple flavors of Active Directory.…Some are hosted in Azure,…and some are hosted on-premises.…So in this video, we will look at the differences…between Azure Active Directory,…and Active Directory on-premise.…Active Directory on-premise is, again,…the flavor of Active Directory,…which is available with Windows Server.…Active Directory on-premise was introduced…many years ago in the days of Windows NT…as a domain directory listing.…
Windows 2000 brought us Active Directory,…and has evolved all the way to the latest version…of Windows Server, or Windows Server 2016,…which still builds on the Active Directory functionalities.…In Azure Active Directory, we now have a new way…to perform authentication and identity management.…So, let's look at some of these differences.…First of all, when we deploy Active Directory on-premise,…we typically deploy various Active Directory roles.…Now, Active Directory comes in many different components,…or there are many different components…
David shows how to implement and manage user and group accounts, join client computers, and implement single sign-on and multi-factor authentication. (Industry standard protocols such as SAML 2.0, WS-Federation, and OpenID Connect make sign-on possible on a variety of platforms.) To wrap up the course, David reviews the more advanced features in Azure AD and Azure AD Connect, including syncing on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD, and troubleshooting an Azure AD deployment.
- Directory as a service (DaaS)
- Using Azure AD management tools
- Creating an Azure Active directory
- Managing users and groups
- Enabling Active Directory self-service
- Implementing Azure AD authentication
- Running Active Directory reports