Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) is a cloud-based Active Directory variant. It can be synchronized with a local AD. Azure-AD is the authentication service for all Azure-based services such as Office365, Intune or Microsoft365.
This article was first published in German on July 23, 2019, on Infrastrukturhelden.de. The translation of this article was published on the 29th July 2019 at LinkedIn. Please read the article on LinkedIn.