Author : HASSAN MD TAREQ | Updated : 2020/11/13

What Azure AD?

Azure AD is a multi-tenant, cloud-based directory and identity management service that combines core directory services, application access management, and identity protection.



Azure AD directory

Application Object

Service Principle

See: Relationship between application objects and service principals

Managed Identity

Custom domain

Azure subscription

Account Administrator


Azure AD Global administrator

Azure AD roles

Use Azure AD roles to manage Azure AD-related resources like users, groups, billing, licensing, application registration, and more.

Role-based access control