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Does Azure AD replace Adfs?

Last updated on September 25, 2022 @ 11:37 am

Azure AD is a cloud-based identity management service that offers a central platform for managing identity and access permissions for users and devices in your organization. Azure AD also provides a single sign-on experience for your organization’s web applications and services.

Azure AD can replace your current ADFS deployment. Azure AD offers a number of advantages over ADFS, including:

– Azure AD is built on the cloud, which means that it is easy to scale up and down as needed.

PRO TIP: No, Azure AD does not replace ADFS. ADFS is a separate service that provides authentication and authorization for on-premises applications.

– Azure AD supports a number of authentication methods, such as passwords and SAML tokens, which means that it can support a wide range of authentication schemes.

– Azure AD also supports federated authentication, which means that it can federate with other identity systems, such as ADFS, to provide a unified authentication experience for your users.

Overall, Azure AD is a powerful identity management solution that can replace your current ADFS deployment. If you are currently using ADFS, it is worth considering migrating to Azure AD.

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