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Azure AD join Mac OS X

It would be really cool to be able to Azure AD join other devices, like Mac OS for example.

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    Hampus Nordanfjall shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    archived  ·  AdminAzure AD Team (Admin, Microsoft Azure) responded  · 

    Thanks for your feedback. Azure AD Join is unique to Windows 10 as it uses Windows components to generate/store the artifacts used for subsequent logins and enable SSO to other resources. AADJ on Mac OS or any non-Windows OS is not a possibility currently

    We are working on other approaches to enable conditional access from Mac OS devices

    /Ravi

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      • Annoyed customer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        the problem is conditional access does nothing to help password synchronization. Is there really no answer for this?

      • Richard Brooks commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm back. Since Apple isn't going to do this, and seems to care little about the enterprise, it's up to you, Microsoft. Bring us AADJ for MacOS!

      • Trent Boorman commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Would love to see this functionality. Definitely appreciate some of the moves Microsoft has made to support Mac and iOS recently. This is feature request is being driven by employee preferences.

        Glad to hear you are looking at other approaches here. Any updates as to what those might be and when to expect them would definitely be appreciated.

      • Richard Brooks commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm going to keep this up until someone responds. We need a means whereby the Mac is an equal citizen in Azure AD. The method Microsoft is suggesting (that of having a "Company Page" from which you log in to Azure provides only half of the necessary solution, which must also include Identity Management at the workstation login level. As Mac users, we demand equal treatment. Expect to see me again at this post in 30 days.

      • Robin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Microsoft ADFS workplace join also need allow MAC OS for single sign-on feature for other corporate web applications

      • Richard Brooks commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Five months go by and still Microsoft doesn't get it. We don't want another approach for conditional access. We want AADJ. Please get with the program, people.

      • Paul Shadwell commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I need this now!!
        I just got Seamless Single Sign-on to work via AAD and AD Sync for Windows and was shocked that I couldn't configure the mMacs to do the same. I was sure this was possible.
        Very disappointed.

      • Luke commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Would also love to see this. Moving to the cloud with an increase in mac usage is not easy! Love the O365 eco system, just need to get mac's to bind to it.

      • Andrew commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Flagged as inappropriate. The archiving is what I consider inappropriate.

      • Richard Brooks commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Well, actually, you guys need to change your mind on this one. Active Directory is going away in the SMB market. Microsoft really need to step up to the plate and make this a priority, or companies are going to start to bail. Myself included.

      • Giuseppe commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I think this feature is essential for a cloud-only company that relies on office365 and Azure

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