Azure AD Management

Azure AD Federation - Integrating with 3rd-party Identity providers 

In this section, we will cover some advanced scenarios for integrating with third-party Identity Providers (IdPs) using Azure AD Federation. These scenarios are designed to help you manage complex hybrid environments and secure your organization’s identity infrastructure. Multi-Factor Authentication with Third-Party IdPs  Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) adds an additional layer of…
Read more
Azure AD Management

How to configure Azure AD Federation with SAML 

In this section, we’ll provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to configure Azure AD Federation with SAML. We’ll begin by covering the prerequisites you’ll need to have in place before you can get started with the setup process. Then, we’ll walk you through each step of the setup process, including how to configure your SAML Identity Provider and how to configure Azure…
Read more
Azure AD Management

Azure AD DNS for Custom Domain Names with Advanced DNS Settings  

I. Introduction Azure AD Domain Name System (DNS) plays a crucial role in managing custom domain names and advanced DNS settings within the Azure Active Directory (AD) environment. In this article, we will explore the process of configuring Azure AD DNS for custom domain names and delve into advanced DNS settings. Understanding and properly configuring these settings is essential…
Read more
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…
Read more
Azure AD Management

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…
Read more
Azure AD Management

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…
Read more
Azure AD Management

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…
Read more
Azure AD Management

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…
Read more
Azure AD Management

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…
Read more
Azure AD Management

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…
Read more