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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 Exchange to use Rights Management capabilities

With the following steps, we will configure Exchange Server 2010 and 2013 to use the Rights Management capabilities; the following Exchange roles are especially relevant for this configuration:

Hub transport server for:

  • Transport Protection

  • Journal Decryption

  • Prelicensing

  • Transport Decryption

Client access server for:

  • Outlook Web Access IRM capabilities

  • IRM capabilities in Search


    Practical Note

    On this server, the Rights Management Client needs to be installed and configured like a normal client.

Basically, there are two options to configure this scenario. The first option is to use the RMS connector administration tool and the other one is to do the steps manually. We will use the manual mode, so that you understand the steps under the hood:

  1. The first step we need is to retrieve the Azure RMS URL for the tenant.

  2. Open an elevated PowerShell and type Connect-Aadrm-Service.

  3. Provide your global administrator credentials.

  4. Type the following command...