Integrating On-Premises Identity Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure


This course teaches IT professionals how to integrate their on-premises AD DS environment with Azure AD and how to use Azure AD as a directory service. It also teaches candidates how to use Azure RMS to protect sensitive documents, and  focusses on how to enhance authentication with multi-factor authentication .


The primary audience for this course is existing IT professionals who have some knowledge and experience with Azure, and advanced experience with the Windows Server operating system. In addition, IT professionals who take this course typically want to develop knowledge of identity services integration between on-premises services and cloud services.


Before attending this course, participant should have:

  • Experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell
  • Basic experience with cloud services such as Microsoft Office 365
  • Basic experience with the Azure platform
  • Basic experience with identities on premises or in cloud

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Compare Azure AD to AD DS, perform Azure AD tenant provisioning, and manage objects and user roles in Azure AD
  • Implement and configure directory synchronization and manage synchronized directories
  • Use Azure AD as a directory service for an on-premises environment, configure single sign-on (SSO) in Azure AD, and protect privileged identities
  • Implement multi-factor authentication
  • Implement Azure RMS and integrate Azure RMS with on-premises services
  • Configure alerts and monitor directory services infrastructure

Course outline

Module 1: Introducing Azure AD
Module 2: Integrating on-premises Active Directory with Azure
Module 3: Using Azure AD as a directory service in hybrid environments
Module 4: Configuring and protecting authentication in hybrid environments
Module 5: Deploying Azure RMS with on-premises services
Module 6: Monitoring Azure AD