Azure AD Management

Azure AD Application Proxy for remote access to on-premises apps

Introduction Organizations are increasingly moving their workloads to the cloud, but they still need to access their on-premises applications. Azure AD Application Proxy allows external users to access these applications securely without a VPN connection. If you are interested in finding the difference between on-prem AD and Azure AD, check this article. The purpose of this article is to…
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How to use stored procedure in ADF - Azure Data Factory

Data transformation is an important step in the data processing pipeline. In order to prepare raw data for analysis, it needs to be cleaned, shaped, and structured. In Azure SQL Database, one of the methods for transforming data is through the use of stored procedures. In this article, we will explore how to use stored procedure in Azure Data Factory (ADF) to transform data in Azure SQL…
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How to use Wrangling data flows in Azure Data Factory 

Data transformation is an essential step in the data engineering process. In order to prepare raw data for analysis, it must be cleaned, shaped, and structured in order to be ready for analysis. As far as transforming data in Azure Data Factory is concerned, there are two main approaches: Mapping data flows and Wrangling data flows. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how we can use…
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How to use mapping data flows in Azure Data Factory 

The mapping data flow tool provided by Azure Data Factory is a powerful graphical tool for transforming data. With this tool, you can visually design and execute data transformations on data stored in various data stores, such as Azure Blob Storage, Azure SQL Database, and other data stores, such as Google Sheets. When creating data flows, it is possible to design the data transformation…
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How to create and manage pipelines in Azure Data Factory

In today’s data-driven world, businesses rely heavily on data collection and analysis to make informed decisions. Azure Data Factory (ADF), offered by Microsoft, is a powerful data integration service that allows businesses to create, schedule, and manage data pipelines in the cloud. With its intuitive graphical interface and wide range of data connectors, ADF simplifies the process of…
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Azure AD PIM: How to manage privileged access to resources

So, what is Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)? Users operating within a corporate network cannot be readily trusted with the entirety of an organization’s critical assets. For administrators to enforce crucial access management policies (such as monitoring of usage, limiting of permissions) when a client requests access to a resource for a stipulated amount of time, it is crucial…
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Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure VMs Without DC

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Domain Services is a cloud-based service provided by Microsoft that enables you to provide domain services such as domain join, group policy, and LDAP to Azure VMs without the need for domain controllers. This article will guide you through the steps required to set up and use Azure AD Domain Services. Step 1: Create an Azure AD Domain Services…
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How to use Azure AD Conditional Access to enforce access policies

Introduction: As businesses embrace digital transformation, they face an ever-growing threat of cyberattacks. Cybercriminals are constantly devising new ways to breach an organization’s security defences, and a single successful attack can have far-reaching consequences. In such a scenario, enforcing strict access policies becomes crucial to minimize the risk of data breaches. Azure…
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How to use Azure AD B2C to manage identities and applications

In today’s digital age, managing customer identities and access to applications has become more critical than ever before. With increasing cyber threats and data breaches, companies must ensure that they have robust authentication mechanisms in place to protect their customers’ data. Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory B2C (Azure AD B2C) is an identity management solution that…
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How to use Azure Active Directory (AD) for B2B collaboration

Introduction In today’s digital landscape, organizations are increasingly working with external partners and users to drive business growth and achieve strategic objectives. However, collaboration with external entities can be challenging from a security perspective. How can organizations ensure that their data and resources are secure when collaborating with external partners and users.
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