Authentication Methods

Intermediate
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Managing Microsoft Entra ID User Authentication looks at authentication methods available with Microsoft Entra ID, excluding verifiable ID. The lesson starts by outlining the different methods, their security and convenience profiles, and their pros and cons. We then look at each authentication method in more depth, see how to set up and configure them, and how they are implemented in cloud-only and hybrid environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the authentication methods available with Microsoft Entra ID
  • Learn how each authentication method works
  • See how Microsoft Entra ID mitigates password weaknesses

Intended Audience

  • Students working towards the SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator exam
  • Those who want to know about authentication methods available with Microsoft Entra ID

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