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What is Azure Active Directory?

It is a comprehensive identity and access management solution that gives you a robust set of capabilities to manage users and groups. You can get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environment.
Azure Active Directory is a tool in the Password Management category of a tech stack.

Who uses Azure Active Directory?

Companies
67 companies reportedly use Azure Active Directory in their tech stacks, including ViaVarejo, Wealthsimple, and Kingsmen Software.

Developers
169 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Azure Active Directory.

Azure Active Directory Integrations

1Password, Microsoft Power Automate, Seq, Azure HDInsight, and Alfresco are some of the popular tools that integrate with Azure Active Directory. Here's a list of all 36 tools that integrate with Azure Active Directory.
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Decisions about Azure Active Directory

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Azure Active Directory in their tech stack.

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I want to build an Authentication, Authorization, and Token Server. I am only aware of IdentityServer and OpenIddict (apart from IDaaS offerings such as Azure Active Directory and so on...). I'm also thinking to be able to add in support for One-Time Passwords (which would warrant integration with SMS/Email services) and possibly MFA support.

What are the options that I have to be able to build my own Server, based on other stacks?

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Azure Active Directory Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Azure Active Directory?
AWS IAM
It enables you to manage access to AWS services and resources securely. Using IAM, you can create and manage AWS users and groups, and use permissions to allow and deny their access to AWS resources.
Okta
Connect all your apps in days, not months, with instant access to thousands of pre-built integrations - even add apps to the network yourself. Integrations are easy to set up, constantly monitored, proactively repaired and handle authentication and provisioning.
JSON Web Token
JSON Web Token is an open standard that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. This information can be verified and trusted because it is digitally signed.
Auth0
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
Keycloak
It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box.
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Azure Active Directory's Followers
250 developers follow Azure Active Directory to keep up with related blogs and decisions.