Azure Basic Chapter 1: Azure Active Directory

Table of Contents

  1. Purpose of document
  2. Pre-requests
  3. Azure AD
  4. Azure AD Versions
  5. Azure Roles/ Permissions
  6. Azure Active Directory (Roles)
    6.1. Azure AD Snapshot
    6.2. Azure AD Roles list
  7. Access Control (IAM) Roles/ RBAC
    7.1. Access Control Snapshot
    7.2. Access Control Roles list (RBAC list)
  8. Subscription
  9. Azure AD and Subscription relationship
  10. End of Document

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Azure Basics

1.     Introduction Cloud computing

Cloud computing is availability of compute (like computer, cpu, memory, disk) and other IT resources (like software, network devices)  on demand without direct management of physical infrastructure (Datacenter, Servers, Switches, Routers etc). Cloud computing is generally used to describe data centers available to many users over the Internet.

2.     Cloud providers

There are many cloud providers in market. Some of the major cloud providers are listed below.

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Google Cloud
  • Alibaba Cloud
  • IBM Cloud
  • Oracle

This post is created to explaining only Microsoft Azure.

3.     Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers. From (Wikipedia)

4.     Azure basic web series introduction

This Azure basic web series is created for beginners to easily understand Microsoft Azure. This post contains series of chapters. Author of this document strongly believe in explaining things practically with minimal (required) theory.

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5.     Azure web series chapters

This section will be updated very often whenever author will post any new chapter.

  • Azure Basic Chapter 5: Understanding IaaS, PaaS, SaaS (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 6: Azure region (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 7: Create ResourceGroup (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 8: Create Storage Account (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 9: Create Virtual Network and Subnet (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 10: Create Virtual Machine (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 11: Understanding Azure Active Directory Roles (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 12: Create Load Balancer (Under constriction)
  • Azure Basic Chapter 13: Understanding Availability Set
  • Azure Basic Chapter 14: Create Network Security Group