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Mastering Identity and Access Management with Microsoft Azure

By : Jochen Nickel
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Mastering Identity and Access Management with Microsoft Azure

By: Jochen Nickel

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure and its Identity and Access Management is at the heart of Microsoft’s Software as a Service, including Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Enterprise Mobility Management. It is an essential tool to master in order to effectively work with the Microsoft Cloud. Through practical, project based learning this book will impart that mastery. Beginning with the basics of features and licenses, this book quickly moves on to the user and group lifecycle required to design roles and administrative units for role-based access control (RBAC). Learn to design Azure AD to be an identity provider and provide flexible and secure access to SaaS applications. Get to grips with how to configure and manage users, groups, roles, and administrative units to provide a user- and group-based application and self-service access including the audit functionality. Next find out how to take advantage of managing common identities with the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 and build cloud identities with the Azure AD Connect utility. Construct blueprints with different authentication scenarios including multi-factor authentication. Discover how to configure and manage the identity synchronization and federation environment along with multi -factor authentication, conditional access, and information protection scenarios to apply the required security functionality. Finally, get recommendations for planning and implementing a future-oriented and sustainable identity and access management strategy.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Mastering Identity and Access Management with Microsoft Azure
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Choosing the Right Technology, Methods, and Future Trends

Knowing the migrate from AD RMS to Azure RMS shortcut

With the new Azure RMS capabilities, we have several customers who want to migrate their AD RMS infrastructure to Azure RMS. Microsoft provides a high-level plan for the migration process, which includes the following 10 points:

  1. Prepare your toolset:

    • Azure Rights Management Administration Tool:

    • BYOK toolset:

  2. Export the configuration data of the on-premise AD RMS infrastructure.

  3. Prepare the Azure RMS infrastructure for your organization.

  4. Migrate the key material and policies to the Azure RMS configuration.

  5. Activate Azure RMS.

  6. Remove your Service Connection Point information.

  7. Relocate the RMS-enabled clients to Azure RMS.

  8. Reconfigure on-premise services such as file servers, SharePoint, and Exchange to use the RMS Connector.

  9. Decommission the on-premise RMS infrastructure.

  10. This is a good chance to renew keys after the migration process.

This small list is just a hint with the most important information in...