Registering application in Azure Active Directory

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

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…

Your first Azure Active Directory tenant

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

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

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

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.

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Azure Active Directory B2B: How it works

By Dawid on (tags: active directory, azure, b2b, categories: azure, infrastructure, code)

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 link and is prompted to sign in using their Azure AD account or sign up for a new Azure AD account.

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Using Azure Active Directory application roles

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

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 different users and groups. Thanks to that he can control who has access to what content and functionality.