Configuring Tenant-Wide Settings in Azure Active Directory

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In this lesson, we’ll look at which Azure AD settings at settings that apply to the entire tenant or to all users as default settings. For the most part, Azure enables you to exert granular control over users, groups, and applications through role-based access control and policies. However, this lesson looks at settings that impact an Azure Active Directory instance as properties or default behaviors. As Azure AD’s main function is authentication and authorization, most of the settings are focused on these areas, but we also look and customization and helper settings.

Learning Objectives

Learn about tenant-wide settings like:

  • External users and directories
  • Company branding
  • Authentication methods

Intended Audience

  • Students who want to learn which settings in Azure Active Directory have a tenant-wide impact
  • Students preparing for the SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator exam


  • Understand the basics of Azure Active Directory
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Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a  Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard. 

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