Microsoft Entra Overview
Microsoft Entra is a new product family that combines all Microsoft's identity and access
capabilities: Microsoft Entra ID, Permissions Management, Verifiable Credentials, Protection and Identity Governance.
Microsoft Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD, provides identity and access management features for all applications registered with
the service, acting as a single source of authentication and authorization.
- Microsoft Entra Overview
- Microsoft Entra ID Overview
- Microsoft Entra ID Editions
- Directories and Domains
- Add a custom domain to Microsoft Entra ID
- LAB: Microsoft Entra ID Overview
Entra ID Users, Groups and Devices
Different types of objects can be created and managed in Entra ID. User accounts are required for people to gain
access to Microsoft online services.
Groups can be used to control permissions to various resources. Devices allow you to manage your Windows and
- User Management
- Group Management
- Dynamic Groups
- Role Assignable Groups
- Group-based Licensing
- Group Settings
- Device Management
- LAB: Entra ID Users, Groups and Devices
Entra ID Features
MFA is a very effective method to protect your user accounts. By implementing this feature you will make it
a lot harder for hackers to compromise credentials.
Users can be granted the permission to reset their own password in a secure way.
- Multi-Factor Authentication
- Authentication Methods
- Password Management
- Company Branding
- Custom Security Attributes
- LAB: Entra ID Features
Entra ID Roles
Roles allow you to control who is allowed to perform admin tasks in your cloud subscriptions.
Entra ID contains a whole list of built-in roles and custom roles can be created. Users can be added to
a role directly or you can use PIM to make them eligible for a role. In this case the user can request
to be added to the role when needed, but acts as a normal, non-admin user otherwise.
Administrative units allow you to organize your directory and limit the number of objects that can
be managed by a specific admin.
- Entra ID Roles
- Administrative Units
- Privileged Identity Management
- LAB: Entra ID Roles
Microsoft Entra External ID
As a company you can give external users access to your Microsoft services. These people can sign in
with an Entra ID account from their organization or with an Internet identity, like a Facebook or Google account.
You can control the identity providers you want to support and what external users can do in your environment.
- External Identities Overview
- Identity Providers
- Microsoft Entra External ID for Partners (B2B)
- Guest Access
- Cross-Tenant Sync
- B2B Direct Connect
- Microsoft Entra External ID for Customers (B2C)
- LAB: Microsoft Entra External ID
Entra ID Identity Governance
Managing both internal and external users while keeping your data safe can be a very difficult and complex task.
With Entra ID identity governance you can make sure that the right people have the right access to the right
You can control and follow up on both the identity and access lifecycle.
- Entra ID Identity Governance Overview
- Entra ID Entitlement Management
- Access Packages
- Connected Organizations
- Access Reviews
- LAB: Entra ID Identity Governance
Entra ID Protection
Securing your identities is a very important aspect of Entra ID. Identities are the new perimeter
and should be protected as such. Entra ID provides various mechanisms to protect your accounts.
Conditional access allows you to control under what circumstances users are allowed to access your resources.
Identity Protection identifies risky users and risky sign-ins in your organization.
- Single Sign On
- Identity Protection
- Conditional Access
- LAB: Entra ID Protection
Azure AD Connect
With Azure AD Connect, you can synchronize your on-premises AD accounts to the cloud.
- Directory Synchronization
- Azure AD Connect
- Azure AD Sync Options
- Azure AD Connect Health
- LAB: Azure AD Connect
Entra ID Authentication Options
Once connected to your on-prem AD, Entra ID supports various sign-in options. This module will give you
an overview of the possibilities and takes a closer look at the pros and cons of each method.
- Password Hash Sync
- Pass-Through Authentication
- Seamless Single Sign On
- Compare Authentication Solutions
- LAB: Entra ID Authentication Options
Entra ID Application Management
Entra ID provides a SSO experience for your users. They can access any application that is registered with Entra
ID by signing in only once.
Any application can be registered: Gallery applications, on-prem applications, custom developed apps.
With Entra ID Application Proxy you can publish on-prem web applications, providing secure access to these
webapps from the Internet.
- Application Management Overview
- Gallery Applications
- Entra ID Application Proxy
- Custom Developed Applications
- Managed Identities
- LAB: Entra ID Application Management
One of the most important tasks of any administrator is to provide a secure, easy-to-manage identity system. For any Microsoft cloud service that system is Microsoft Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD.
In this course you will gain in-depth knowledge of all the features Microsoft Entra ID has to offer.
IT Administrators responsible for user management in cloud services like Office 365, Azure, Intune and Dynamics