Azure Active Directory

Manage users and permissions with Azure Active Directory.

  • Active Directory (AD) is not the same as Azure Active Directory.
  • Different skillset from AD to Azure AD.
  • Every Azure account will have an Azure AD service.
  • A Tenant is a dedicated instance of Azure AD. It represents your organization in Azure.
  • A user can be a member or guest of up to 500 tenants.
  • A Subscription is a billing entity. All resources belong to a single subscription.
  • Azure AD can help manage users in a hybrid cloud setup.