Understanding Azure AD Hybrid Join
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May 3, 2023 7:00 PM

Understanding Azure AD Hybrid Join

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Understanding Azure AD Hybrid Join is the process of connecting your on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory. It is a feature in Azure AD that allows organizations to join their domain-joined devices to Azure AD and manage them with the same set of tools. This process also synchronizes user account and group information from your on-premises directory to Azure AD, which allows users to access cloud services with their on-premises credentials.

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With Azure AD Hybrid Join, organizations can also enable single sign-on to cloud services, as well as set up device management policies and enable automatic device registration.

  • 00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:15 - AD Join
  • 01:33 - Azure AD Join
  • 04:11 - AAD Join access to AD-joined resources
  • 07:18 - Hybrid Azure AD Join
  • 14:26 - Summary and close

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