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Mastering Identity and Access Management with Microsoft Azure

By : Jochen Nickel
Book Image

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

Configuring onboarding controls

It's a recommended way to do a planned rollout of the RMS functionality in an organization. For this reason, Microsoft has implemented the on boarding controls feature.

You can check the default configuration with the following command: Get-AadrmOnboardingControlPolicy on an elevated PowerShell after you have established a connection to the Azure RMS service with the Connect-AadrmService command.

You should see a result like the following if you didn't touch it before:

To enable the onboarding controls, you can use the following command:



Practical note

You can run this command before or after you activate Azure RMS. But you must have at least version of the Azure RMS Windows PowerShell module installed.

To check the version of your installed PowerShell module, you can run(Get-Module aadrm -ListAvailable).Version:

Let's start with the example that you only want to allow a specific group to be able to protect content...