Join David Elfassy for an in-depth discussion in this video What you should know before taking this course, part of Microsoft Azure: Active Directory (2016).
- [Voiceover] Before you start this course, I do recommend that you have some basic understanding of key concepts that will help you understand Azure AD. Specifically having some experience with Windows Server and Windows Server concepts, which is initially the cornerstone of Active Directory and what Active Directory was built on, will help you understand the Azure version of Active Directory. Additionally having some understanding of networking concepts and networking components, such as name resolution, will certainly help you understand how you access and communicate with Azure Active Directory so get familiar with those concepts and that will help you along the way as you learn Azure Active Directory.
Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) provides most of the rich functionalities of Active Directory, with the conveniences of cloud-based computing. Azure AD also offers developers a great way to integrate identity management into applications. In this Azure training course, David Elfassy introduces the terminology and feature set in Azure AD. He shows how to implement and manage user and group accounts, join client computers, and implement single sign-on and multifactor authentication. (Industry standard protocols such as SAML 2.0, WS-Federation, and OpenID Connect makes sign-on possible on a variety of platforms.) In the final chapters of the course, David reviews the more advanced reporting and features in Azure AD and Azure AD Connect, including syncing on-premise Active Directory and Azure AD.
- Understanding directory as a service (DaaS)
- Using Azure AD management tools
- Creating an Azure AD directory
- Managing users and groups
- Enabling Active Directory self-service
- Implementing Azure AD authentication
- Running Active Directory reports