Registering application in Azure Active Directory

What does it actually means – to register an application with Azure Active Directory tenant? Well, this created an Application ID for the application (you will be using this ID in your application) and enables it to receive tokens. This basically provides secure sign-in and authorization for the users which will use your application. Registration You’ve develop great applicatio…

By Dawid on (tags: active, application, azure, directory, registration, tenant, categories: azure)

Your first Azure Active Directory tenant

In this short blog I will demonstrate how to create your first Azure AD tenant. Next blog post will describe how to use this tenant with your application. The definition on Microsoft page says that Azure Azure Active directory is: Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s multi-tenant, cloud based directory and identity management service. Azure AD combines core director…

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Azure Functions

Some time ago Microsoft announced the Azure Functions. What it is exactly? So, Azure Functions are event driven functions which are executed on some occurrence of events but also can be used on-demand. Couple of benefits of using those: development and deployment is easier comparing to normal webapi or webapps they allows developers to take action by connecting to data sources …

By Dawid on (tags: azure, c#, functions, categories: azure, code)

Remote Powershell on Azure virtual machine over internet

In this post I will show you a step by step guide to enable Powershell remoting functionality on the virtual machine running Windows Server 2012R2. Then I will show you how to start a powershell session from a machine over the internet using a secure connection. So the goal is to manage an Azure virtual machine with powershell remoting on a virtual machine. Since the virtual ma…

By Mirek on (tags: azure, Powershell, categories: azure, tools, security)

Azure Active Directory B2B: How it works

B2B is based on invitation model which lets you enable access to your corporate applications from partner-managed identities. You can provide email along with the applications you want to share and send invitation to your partners, customers or anyone else who have account in Azure Active Directory. Azure AD sends them an email invite with a link. The partner user follows the l…

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Using Azure Active Directory application roles

In this post I’ll try to explain how we can build an MVC application that uses Azure Active Directory Application Roles for authorization. This kind of authorization is implemented using role based access control – RBAC. When using this kind of authorization we can grant permissions to roles, not to individual users or groups. The administrator can then assign roles to differen…

By Dawid on (tags: active directory, asp.net 5, azure, role, categories: azure, code, security)