Script – Bulk Assign Users to Azure AD SaaS Applications

Today we present a convenient PowerShell module which allows management of User Assignments to Azure AD SaaS and Web Applications. This can be quite a task for administrators so this may be a great alternative to manual assignment. Assignments can be made to users and groups, however for long term management I would recommend using…

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Microsoft Azure B2B – Visual Studio Online

I am sure that you have heard that the Azure Active Directory Team have been hard at work and recently placed Azure AD Business to Business (B2B) in to public preview, which enables organizations to share applications & services that they currently use with external business guest / partners etc. and obtain your feedback prior to…


Changes to Azure AD Authentication Flows – Simplicity & Consistency

I thought I would post this up here for the regular readers, a colleague of mine whom is a Program Manager over in the Cloud Authentication Services Team recently wrote an article, rather than duplicating effort! have a read below this is especially important to you developers out there whom maybe wondering about some of…


Azure AD Application Proxy – Publish Internal Applications Externally Secure, No Firewall Req.

This has been an new feature that I have been meaning to post about for some time now, It recently went General Availability and is available to customers whom have Azure Active Directory Basic or Premium. Microsoft Azure AD Application Proxy lets you publish applications, such as SharePoint sites, Outlook Web Access and IIS-based apps,…


Sign-Up for Microsoft Azure without Using a Credit Card ($0 Subscription)

*note* We recently made a change to the logic behind obtaining a $0 subscription so that even if you have a Trial 1st Party Service you can now obtain a $0 Subscription. I have been posting quite a lot recently around the benefits of Windows Azure Active Directory outside of the features you see if…


Microsoft @ EduGeek Conference 2014 (EDIT) – Azure AD & Office 365 Updates

I had the pleasure of presenting at the EduGeek Conference 2014 in Preston where I gave a brief overview into Microsoft Azure Active Directory & Remote App and I just wanted to follow up with a article which covered what I spoke about, provided you with further information and also some events/regular conference calls that I…


How to Delete Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD)

A few days ago an update was made to Windows Azure Active Directory part of Microsoft Azure, and I am sure that it’s one feature that MANY of you out there have been waiting for, you know when you went ahead and created that random named directory during signup, or a colleague signed up on…


Alternate Login IDs with Azure Active Directory

Microsoft recently announced support for alternative Login IDs with Azure Active Directory, those of you who have found this to be a restriction when adopting cloud services will be pleased to hear. it’s fair to say that some customers cannot use their on-premises UserPrincipalNames to authenticate their users with Windows Azure Active Directory, or one…


Preview – Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync (AADSync)

Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync is something that I am sure many of you are going to be pleased to hear about! this is going to help those of you who maybe have more complex deployments I know this is seen quite a bit in the education sector from the early days (traditional) where by…