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Azure AD Application Proxy now supports the Remote Desktop Services web client

Howdy folks! Today we’re announcing the public preview of Azure AD Application Proxy (App Proxy) support for the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) web client. Many of you are already using App Proxy for applications hosted on RDS and we’ve seen ... continue reading

Enable user-friendly sign-in to Azure AD with email as an alternate login ID

Howdy folks, Today we’re announcing the public preview of the ability to sign-in to Azure AD with email in addition to UPN (UserPrincipalName). In organizations where email and UPN are not the same, it can be confusing for users when ... continue reading
Customize External Identities self-service sign-up with web API integrations

Customize External Identities self-service sign-up with web API integrations

Howdy folks, Last month at Microsoft Build, we announced the public preview of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) External Identities, introducing self-service sign-up for external users. Since then, we’ve been excited to see so many customers trying out user flows ... continue reading

Update your applications to use Microsoft Authentication Library and Microsoft Graph API

Howdy folks, Microsoft Build 2020 allowed us to engage deeply with our developer community, and we are continuing to improve how developers can easily use identity features in their applications. To help developers take advantage of all the identity features ... continue reading
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Give your HR and IT teams more reasons to cheer with improved integration between Workday & Azure AD

Howdy folks, Last year we added inbound user provisioning from Workday to Azure AD, and customers like ASOS and Pernod Ricard are already using it to automate their HR and IT processes. Recently, we announced a strategic partnership with Workday ... continue reading
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Manage your authentication phone numbers and more in new Microsoft Graph beta APIs

Howdy folks! We’ve had a ton of requests for APIs to manage users’ authentication methods. That’s why it is so cool that today I get to announce that the first set of these APIs has reached beta in Microsoft Graph! ... continue reading
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Build 2020: Fostering a secure and trustworthy app ecosystem for all users

Howdy folks, Build 2020 is this week and we have a great lineup of free, virtual sessions for developers to hear of all the work we are doing on the Microsoft identity platform. With organizations rapidly adjusting to remote work, we’ve ... continue reading
New identity features help empower essential Firstline Workers

New identity features help empower essential Firstline Workers

Hello everyone, COVID-19 is creating unprecedented challenges in our communities and making the importance of essential workers more visible than ever. Firstline Workers are maintaining critical supply chains, keeping essentials stocked at retail stores, delivering vital supplies, serving as first ... continue reading
New ways to show your brand in Azure AD B2C

New ways to show your brand in Azure AD B2C

Howdy folks, I’m excited to announce two new public preview features that make Azure AD B2C even more customizable! First, you now have the ability to brand your authentication experience by simply uploading your logo and background! Second, you can ... continue reading
Introducing Conditional Access for the Office 365 suite!

Introducing Conditional Access for the Office 365 suite!

Howdy folks, Today, I’m super excited to announce the public preview of Conditional Access for the Office 365 suite. For organizations setting policy on Office 365—such as requiring users to perform Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) or have managed devices—of Conditional Access ... continue reading