AAD – Using Managed Service Identity (MSI) with Azure App Service and Azure SQL Database

Managed Identity Service is a useful feature to implement for the cloud applications you plan to develop in Azure. You can use this identity to authenticate to any service that supports Azure AD authentication without having any credentials in your code. The credentials never appear in the code or in the source control. It works by … Continue reading AAD – Using Managed Service Identity (MSI) with Azure App Service and Azure SQL Database

Azure AD Connect – How to extend your Active Directory Domain to Azure AD ? Part 3 | Federation

What is exactly a federated solution ? It enables applications to redirect to Azure AD for user authentication instead of prompting for its own password. Federated single sign-on is supported for applications that support protocols such as SAML 2.0, WS-Federation, or OpenID Connect, and is the richest mode of single sign-on. It implements an authentication … Continue reading Azure AD Connect – How to extend your Active Directory Domain to Azure AD ? Part 3 | Federation

Introduction to Windows Hello

Windows Hello Business With Windows 10 only, Hello for Business replaces passwords with strong two-factor authentication on PCs and mobile devices. This authentication consists of a new type of user credential that is tied to a device and uses a biometric or PIN. Windows Hello addresses the following problems with passwords: Strong passwords can be … Continue reading Introduction to Windows Hello

Introduction to Seamless SSO

Password Hash Synchronization or pass-through authentification allow users to use same user name and password to log in to cloud applications but this is not a “Seamless” access. Even they are using same user name and password, when log in to Azure workloads it will prompt for password. Azure AD Seamless SSO automatically signs users … Continue reading Introduction to Seamless SSO

Azure AD Connect – How to connect your Active Directory Domain to Azure AD ? – Part 2 | Pass-through Authentication

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Pass-through Authentication allows your users to sign in to both on-premises and cloud-based applications using the same passwords. This feature provides your users a better experience - one less password to remember, and reduces IT help desk costs because your users are less likely to forget how to sign in. … Continue reading Azure AD Connect – How to connect your Active Directory Domain to Azure AD ? – Part 2 | Pass-through Authentication

ADFS – How-to federate with a customer

What is ADFS ? It’s a web service that authenticates your users to Active Directory while also simultaneously providing them access to some claims-aware application (i.e. Office 365). Many times, these applications are typically used through the client’s web browser. The applications can be on-premises, off-premises, or even hosted by other companies. It doesn’t really … Continue reading ADFS – How-to federate with a customer

AAD – How to use Azure SQL Database with Azure Active Directory Authentification

In this post, i will go through the authentification with Azure Active Directory account and Azure SQL Database. Creation of the SQL Server and database In Azure, select the All Services button, search for SQL Server and click the star to add it in your favorites on the left bar. Click the SQL Servers blade … Continue reading AAD – How to use Azure SQL Database with Azure Active Directory Authentification