Oct 31, 2020 in Azure
Q: How is Windows Active Directory and Azure Active Directory different?

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Oct 31, 2020

How is Windows Active Directory and Azure Active Directory different?

This one’s another regular question from the list of Azure interview questions.

Windows Active Directory

Azure Active Directory

It is a directory service that facilitates working with interconnected, complex and different network resources in a unified manner

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s multi-tenant, cloud-based directory and identity management service

Uses 5 layers to store data, store user details, issue and manage certifications, etc.

Uses 5 layers to store data, store user details, issue and manage certifications, etc.

Works with an emphasis on on-premises units like applications, file services, printers, etc. 

Emphasizes on web-based services that use RESTful interfaces

🔗Reference : stackoverflow.com

🔗Source: Azure Interview Questions and Answers

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