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  1. Merge office365 and live accounts that use the same email address

    I use both Azure/msdn and office 365
    I already had an msdn account mvdl@our-company.com ( Windows Live account) and our company recently migrated to Office 365 which resulted in a mvdl@our-company.com Office365 account.

    Wich is causing a lot of grieve when switching between asure web portal / msdn web portal / office 365 web portal

    Even when I have no portals open, I cant switch accounts. I need to explicity open the portal that I last logged in to. Log out, and then I can switch accounts.

    And having both office 365 portal and Azure portal open at the same…

    1,200 votes
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    233 comments  ·  End user experiences  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Folks,

    Thanks for the questions and suggestions. And apologies for not sharing any update on this thread for so long. We’ve been working on this problem and have announced changes on our official team blog (see here: https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/09/15/cleaning-up-the-azure-ad-and-microsoft-account-overlap/).

    First, we are acutely aware of the UX pain this is causing and we are sorry for this. We are trying to undo a decade and a half of systems divergence. There are literally hundreds of different engineering teams across Microsoft involved in this effort. So this is taking time.

    Second, we can’t easily “merge” two accounts, or allow IT to “take over” personal Microsoft accounts. There are two main hurdles: (1) The terms of service are fundamentally different for the two account types and (2) they are based on different technologies with different stacks (different identifiers, SDKs, token formats, etc.). We’re working to converge the two stacks but again this…

  2. Add support for nested groups in Azure AD (app access and provisioning, group-based licensing)

    A lot of organizations use nested groups in on-premise AD. Syncronizing these groups to Azure AD have no value today. But the group itself have value on-premise
    Creating new group in AD with only users and then synchronize it to Azure AD creates extra administration for administrators and confusion for end-users.

    Dynamic Groups in Azure AD as of today don’t have support for “Member Of” or similar hence don’t solve the problem.

    Adding nested groups to Azure AD would add a lot of value to Azure AD.

    1,111 votes
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    131 comments  ·  SaaS Applications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re continuing to investigate options for adding this support. There are technical challenges to overcome in order to make this happen. We thank you for all your valuable comments so far, and welcome any additional feedback you have on what are the most important use cases involved with these scenarios.

  3. Get user membership groups in the claims with AD B2C

    As it's possible in the standard AD by changing the API application manifest option "groupMembershipClaims" to "SecurityGroup", is it possible to return user membership group in the claims with AD B2C?

    Now, we can have only the default and custom attributes by adding a signin policy, but it's impossible to get user membership groups.

    1,043 votes
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    66 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We definitely recognize the popularity of this feature, and we discuss it constantly during the planning phases. However there are certain technical limitations in the system that add a large amount of development cost. Because of the cost and the fact that there is a workaround available, other features get prioritized over this one.

    That being said, please keep voting for it. The popularity of the feature does help bring it up and makes us reconsider every time.

    Apologies for the delay.

    /Parakh


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    We’re doing some research both on the specifics of this ask as well as what it would take to support this.
    Is the ask here to do the same thing that regular Azure AD does (see: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2014/12/18/azure-active-directory-now-with-group-claims-and-application-roles/) or is are there different requirements around this for Azure AD B2C?

  4. Fully customizable verification emails

    Currently, Azure AD B2C sends verification codes via emails to end users during sign-up and password reset flows. These emails have limited customization. Add support for full customization of the email body & content.

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    111 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow the User Admin role to Enable/Disable MFA for users

    Managing MFA settings for users seems to fit the scope of the User Admin role. I don't think this activity should require Global Admin access.

    833 votes
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    175 comments  ·  Multi-factor Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Authenticating wireless access points \ RADIUS through Azure AD

    I would like to see Authenticating wireless access points \ RADIUS servers through Azure AD , not having to store user accounts in local active directory

    662 votes
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    68 comments  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Customer-owned domains

    Run Azure AD B2C's sign-up & sign-in pages under a custom domain, for e.g., login.contoso.com, instead of login.microsoftonline.com.

    562 votes
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    66 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Due to various technical limitations, the first iteration of the customer-owned domains functionality will not be available for a few more months. We will provide an update as soon as we can get a more specific ETA.

    If you are looking to use custom domains to use javascript, we are now looking to enable that experience by providing a new (non-customizable) domain. Please look for updates here: https://feedback.azure.com/forums/169401-azure-active-directory/suggestions/15493536-add-support-for-javascript-inside-the-custom-ui-br

    /Parakh

  8. Support exporting and importing conditional access policies using PowerShell

    Support exporting and importing conditional access policies using PowerShell. This would be handy for backup purposes, but also for re-use of the same policy rules between test and production tenants.

    The Microsoft Graph API currently do not have any REST APIs for accessing and creating conditional access policies: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/docs/api-reference/beta/resources/intune_graph_overview

    464 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Conditional Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Dynamic Groups: Member of group

    Would be good to have the possibility to use membership in other groups as a condition in a dynamic group membership rule.

    Example:
    (user.objectId -memberOf group.objectId)
    (user.objectId -notMemberOf group.ObjectId)

    Use case 1 - Group Based Licensing.
    If the user is member of a group that gives them a E5 license, don't let them be member of a group that gives them E3.

    Use case 2 - Exceptions
    All users should have a MDM policy applied, accept those of a specific group.

    456 votes
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    27 comments  ·  Groups/Dynamic groups  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! The feature team is aware of this suggestion and will keep it under consideration. There are technical challenges to overcome in order to make this happen. Please keep the votes coming if this feature matters to you.

    Chen

  10. Set an AzureAD account to expire on a specified date

    Just like in active directory allow accounts to be set to expire on a specified date. Our company policy is to set network accounts for non-employees (consultants, contractors, temporary employees, interns) to expire at a certain interval after they are created. We want the same functionality within Office 365.

    380 votes
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  11. Remove requirement for onprem Exchange when using DirSync

    as per : http://tinyurl.com/kqgjvqx

    Currently for a small business who want password sync, but make the move to 365. they have to keep Exchange running on premise simply to be able to edit user attributes related to Exchange. - an active directory DLL, standalone app or simply support in the 365 portal would solve this for so many customers.

    375 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Azure AD Connect  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. B2C Fully Customizable Sign-In Page

    Create a Sign In Policy by which we can provide our own template for the sign in page. It could work the same way as the Sign Up policy does.

    368 votes
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    61 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Add MFA support to Secure the Windows 10 logon

    Creating a way to secure the Logon to a Windows 10 workstation with MFA would then remove much of the complexity required to secure all the applications installed upon it (such as DA etc).

    This would need to have the ability to store offline logins somehow which is possible with RSA SecurID.

    It would and the final touches to a really great solution.

    355 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Multi-factor Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. AADB2C: Send email invitation for new user to sign up

    I would like the ability to trigger an email invitation be sent to new users for our web application that I want to authenticate with AADB2C. In our multi-tenant design, each tenant will be responsible for adding their own users to their tenant. I would like the admin of the tenant to be able to send an email invitation to the new user and then that user can complete the sign-up process.

    335 votes
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    26 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add support for Resource Owner Password Credentials flow in Azure AD B2C and headless authentication in Microsoft Authentication Library

    Add support for Resource Owner Password Credentials flow in Azure AD B2C and headless authentication in Microsoft Authentication Library, just like Azure AD and Active Directory Authentication Library has.

    The Azure AD B2C page has been saying 'Get tokens using a username & password with the OAuth 2.0 Resource Owner Password Credentials Flow (coming soon)' since September 2015.
    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/active-directory-b2c-reference-protocols/

    318 votes
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    64 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Just to provide an update, we are close to launching a private preview. We are in the final testing stages for this feature. We will have another update in the next few weeks with instructions on how to join the private preview.

  16. SAML protocol support

    Azure AD B2C currently supports OpenID Connect and OAuth 2.0. Add SAML protocol support as well.

    303 votes
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    34 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. PowerShell and Graph API support for managing Multi-Factor Authentication

    Currently, the only available option to automate Azure MFA administration appears to be the MSOnline PowerShell module, released back in 2015.

    The MSOnline module's Set-MsolUser and Get-MsolUser cmdlets allow administrators to enable and disable MFA on a user object using PowerShell scripts.

    Alas, the MSOnline module itself does not support MFA when connecting to Azure AD. Administrators hoping to make use of the MSOnline module cannot have MFA enabled on their accounts. In short, for an admin to manage MFA with PowerShell, the admin's account can't be protected by MFA.

    The new AzureAD and AzureADPreview PowerShell modules support connecting to…

    293 votes
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    35 comments  ·  Multi-factor Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Add an Azure AD Identity Provider

    AADB2C is great, but why not adding an Azure AD provider? We're developing an application where we can have customers with social identities as well as Azure AD identities, it would be great in the AADB2C login page to have an option like "Organization Account". In this way we can code against one single API and not be forced to use two different entry points.

    290 votes
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    36 comments  ·  B2C  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Automate Seamless SSO Kerberos decryption key rollover AZUREADSSOACC

    Currently to automate the Kerberos SSO decryption key rollover for AZUREADSSOACC , we would need to store domain admin and tenant global admin credentials in a script or scheduled task.

    This is obviously not ideal. We currently having to perform the rollover task manually each month.

    Please look at how this process could be improved for automation.

    259 votes
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    50 comments  ·  Azure AD Connect  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,
    Thanks for your interest on this feature. This capability is still in the pipeline. The initial estimate was obviously off and we are looking at a new timeline. We are aware of the benefit of having this rollover made automatic and the interest you have on the feature, and that’s how we are looking at it while prioritizing it against other capabilities requests.
    Thanks for your patience!

    Jairo Cadena
    Principal Program Manager
    Microsoft Identity

  20. RBAC for AAD

    The Azure teams have done an awesome job implementing RBAC. I would love to have this same functionality (granular permissions + custom roles) for AAD itself.
    Currently there's too many activities that only a global admin can do. RBAC would allow us to delegate appropriate activities without increasing our security attack surface.

    254 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Role-based Access Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have released a public preview of custom roles with support for a handful of permissions related to managing application registrations. We’re now working on support for enterprise application management permissions, and will continue to release more permissions iteratively over time.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/users-groups-roles/roles-custom-overview

    We very much appreciate all of your feedback here. We’re not done yet, so please keep letting us know what you think and where we can improve.

    Regards,
    Vince Smith
    Azure Active Directory team

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