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I’m excited to let you know that Azure AD business-to-business (B2B) collaboration is generally available worldwide!

 

Azure AD B2B collaboration capabilities enable any organization using Azure AD to work safely and securely with users from any other or

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This is awesome news!

 

My company was using the feature in Preview, and we noted a bug which meant that there were problems with email if the B2B invited user was already

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Having SharePoint OnPrem, ADFS, Azure AD Sync etc in place and wanting to use Azure AD B2B for external user access the authentication of external users in the SharePoint Web Application is now possible. 

Creating an "Azure Security Group" (putting all ext

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Inorder for B2B users to access OnPrem applications, you need to:

1. Set up App proxy for Authentication to work

2. Write back B2B users to OnPremises for Authorization t

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We have multiple tenats which are alle working with Sharepoint Online/Onedrive. We would like to drag and drop files from Sharepoint Online in Tenant A to a user which uses Onedrive from Tenant B. Can we esthablish this with Azure AD B2B?

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There are ways to get this done with B2B. This involves using our APIs and using scripts to bulk onboard people from the other organization. And enabling self service sig

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SAML2, and OIDC both support transporting additional attributes during authentication. This is very useful to setup Just in Time (JIT) provisioning.  

 

What is the recommended way to store additional attributes in AAD, and how can I configure the AAD appli

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After some more research, and digging through documentation, I think this is the process that needs to be followed for the 'category' = { Bronze,Silver,Gold} example abov

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Or If I am using SCIM, how do I map a custom attribute (hypothetically speaking a Open, or even schema extension attribute) to a SCIM attribute configuration entry?

 

https://github.com/Microsoft/azure-docs/blob/master/articles/active-directory/active-directory-saas-customizing-attribute-mappings.md

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Hi,

 

This is not a question.

 

I am writing this after being in contact with the product group, so that others can find this later without bothering them again :)

 

The invitedToGroups and invitedToApplications columns from CSV are not directly implemented in

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Great find!

 

So how are you detecting that the user has accepted the invitation?  As you can't add them to a group or application until they do.

 

I believe this is because

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Thanks Marius! This will be very useful for those who want to invite a user and add them to a group or an app in the same script.

I’m excited to let you know that Azure AD business-to-business (B2B) collaboration is generally available worldwide!

 

Azure AD B2B collaboration capabilities enable any organization using Azure AD to work safely and securely with users from any other or

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This is awesome news!

 

My company was using the feature in Preview, and we noted a bug which meant that there were problems with email if the B2B invited user was already

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Robert - we received feedback that adding guest users in the same place as regular users was not super-intuitive. Because of that feedback we have recently introduced a s

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For some reason the screenshot was not included in my first post...

I'm excited about the new introduced features and I immediately tried it out. What my customer are looking for is to enhance the external collaboration on their SharePoint Online. I want to enforce MFA for all or selected external users. The users are alr

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Marco - can you try the instructions I have included here to enable MFA for SPO and let us know if it works for you?

 

Let’s say the goal is: MFA for guest users only, ac

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We love your enthusiasm on the new features, Marco!

 

@Sarat Subramaniam, @Mary Lynch, do you have inputs on the behavior described by Marco?

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The new Azure AD B2B features are exciting. I'm wondering how Azure AD B2B fits with my paradigm. I work in a SaaS software company in the manufacturing automation market. People from many companies use our Azure Cloud-based software. Each company has per

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Azure AD B2B has promise in your scenario.

 

Please also have a look at this table that compares Azure AD B2B and B2C. I have a sense that yours might be more aligned to

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Great to see Azure B2B reach GA! 

 

After reading about the licensing restrictions discussed here (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/active-directory-b2b-licensing), I was curious about the bullet point under "Additional licensing deta

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Hi

 

We have tried to manually create guest users in the new Azure Portal. When we do it that way, we are apparently not able to grant the guest users access to SPO sites. But if we create the users via CSV file import in the old Azure Portal, there are no

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Hi Jakob

 

Did you just "create" guest users, or actually invite them?  I understand you still need to invite them so they can redeem the invitation - this leads to a usabl

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Lead engineer for Microsoft Identity Services Sarat Subramaniam, goes over Azure Active Directory B2B collaboration, which as of 4/12/ 17 is now generally available.

 

If you are unfamiliar with Azure AD B2B:

It is service that simplifies the secure shari

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If I grant guest users rights directly to a SPO document library (after having disabled inheritance), the users will have the expected rights, but they will not show up in the list of users/groups with access to the library. This is of course a security p

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Are you picking the users from the B2B users already invited through Azure AD B2B?

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We are using B2B, and have a customer with an ADFS solution.  I want to understand if it's possible, and how to have the B2B user authenticated by the ADFS hosted by the customer.

 

Thanks in advance :)

Joe

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Joe - like Raymond says in the reply below, if the partner has an Azure AD that is federating authentication to their ADFS infrastructure, then there is nothing new to be... Read More

If your customer has a working AD FS infrastructrure integrated with Azure AD, then the users of that organization will automatically be authenticated by that AD FS when

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Thanks Juan.

From the blog article, about the new features: "Ability to invite a user with any email address to collaborate. Whether a user has an Office365 or on-premises

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Hi

 

The title says it all - I have been searching for a detailed description of how guest users change their passwords.

 

Are the guest user account somehow tied to their on-prem AD account so it is SSO? If not, do we, at the host tenant, need to activate se

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Hi Jakob

 

The guest users are "by design" not full users in your Azure AD, and you don't hold their password.  Their representation in the Azure AD is just a sort of "link

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