Explore the Microsoft identity platform

Microsoft Entra ID
Microsoft Identity Web Authentication Library

Learn the core features and functionality of the Microsoft identity platform including authentication, libraries, and app management tools.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the components of the Microsoft identity platform.

  • Describe the three types of service principals and how they relate to application objects.

  • Explain how permissions and user consent operate, and how conditional access impacts your application.


  • You should be familiar with developer concepts and terminology.

  • Experience working with OAuth or other authentication protocols.

  • An understanding of cloud computing and some experience with the Azure portal.