Azure Active Directory documentation
Use Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra, to manage user identities and control access to your apps, data, and resources.
Manage user identities
Learn basic Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) concepts and processes.
Create Azure AD tenants, manage user accounts, roles, and groups, and assign app access.
Manage admin permissions and apply the principle of least privilege using Azure AD role-based access control.
Manage just-in-time role assignments to limit access to secure information and resources.
Collaborate with partners using their own external identities (B2B).
Manage customer identity and access management (CIAM) for your app.
Create and manage user identities in Azure AD using Azure AD Connect cloud sync.
Create and manage user identities in applications by provisioning from Azure AD.
Create a user identity that can access both on-premises and cloud resources by using Azure AD Connect.
Collaborate across tenants within your organization.
Control access to resources by enforcing policies based on user, location, device, and more.
Configure sign-in methods and security features like self-service password reset, MFA, and more.
Register and join devices to Azure AD for device management and Conditional Access.
Automatically identify and address identity risks in your organization.
Apps, data, and resources
Develop, add, or connect an app to Azure AD and manage access.
Build your app on the Microsoft identity platform and use Azure AD as your authentication service.
Create an application identity that can connect to resources using Azure AD authentication.
Move legacy apps to managed domains in the cloud while preserving user accounts, groups, and access.
Integrate cloud-enabled, software as a service (SaaS) apps with Azure AD.
Monitor and audit
Protect, monitor, and audit access to critical assets throughout the identity and access lifecycles.
Use logs and reports to determine usage of your apps and services, detect risks, and troubleshoot issues.