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…


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…


Configure Server 2012 CA for Smartcard Authentication

In this article I am going to walkthrough how to configure your internal certificate authority (Windows Active Directory Certificate Services) in order to allow you to use smartcard authentication on your windows active directory domain. Introduction The need for security and enhanced privacy is increasing as electronic forms of identification replace face-to-face and paper-based ones….