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Good Reads Azure Active Directory

  • 2022-02-03 Azure AD Outage Analysis: December 15, 2021

    ThousandEyes detected a widespread Azure Active Directory (AD) outage lasting ~1.5 hours from ~00:50 UTC – 2:25 UTC, which may have impacted users around the globe from signing in to Microsoft services like O365. During the outage, authentication requests were returning HTTP 503 service unavailable errors.

  • 2022-03-05 New Azure Active Directory password brute-forcing flaw has no fix Ars Technica
  • 2022-03-16 Architecture overview - Azure Active Directory Microsoft Docs

    Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) enables you to securely manage access to Azure services and resources for your users. Included with Azure AD is a full suite of identity management capabilities. For information about Azure AD features, see What is Azure Active Directory? Service architecture design Primary replica Secondary replicas Scalability Continuous availability Fault tolerance Data durability Data consistency Service-level backup

Good Reads about Authentication Protocols

  • 2022-03-01 Why you probably don't need OAuth2 / OpenID Connect!

    You probably do not need OAuth2, nor OpenID Connect. This is a controversial opinion, even more so because my biggest professional achievements are two of the most successful open source projects in the OAuth2 and OpenID Connect world