Identity management for Office 365 is challenging. Last year's best practices are no longer valid due to new features like Azure AD Seamless SSO, Pass-through Authentication, Conditional Access and group-based licensing. This document provides Office 365 IAM guidance for technical professionals.
- Third-Party Identity Offerings
The Gartner Approach
The Guidance Framework
- On-Premises Preparation
- User Management
- License Management
- Password Authentication
- Single Sign-On
- Multifactor Authentication
- Third-Party Identity Management
- User and License Management
- Azure AD Premium Licensing
- Office 365 Service Considerations
- Groups and Access Control
- Exchange Online
- SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business
- Azure AD Connect
- Azure AD Password Hash Synchronization
- Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication
- IGA Integration
- Azure AD Seamless Single Sign-On
- Office Client Single Sign-On
- Azure AD Conditional Access
- Azure AD Identity Protection
- Custom Controls
- Azure MFA
- Group-Based Licensing
- Azure AD Domain Services
- Virtual Directory
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