April identity updates
Published Apr 26 2021 09:00 AM 8,094 Views

Howdy folks,


I’m excited to share the latest Active Azure Directory news, including feature updates, support depreciation, and the general availability of new features that will streamline administrator, developer, and end user experiences. These new features and feature updates show our commitment to simplifying identity and access management, while also enhancing the kinds of customization and controls our customers need.


New features

  • Additional service and client support for Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) – MS Graph service & OneDrive clients on all platforms (Windows, Web, Mac, iOS, and Android) start to support CAE at the beginning of April. Now OneDrive client access can be terminated immediately right after security events, like session revocation or password reset, if you have CAE enabled in your tenant.


  • Embed Azure AD B2C sign-in interface in an iframe (Preview): Customers have told us how jarring it is to do a full-page redirect when users authenticate. Using a custom policy, you can now embed the Azure AD B2C experience within an iframe so that it appears seamlessly within your web application. Learn more in the documentation.

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  • Custom email verification for Azure AD B2C (GA): You can send customized email to users that sign up to use your customer applications, with a third-party email provider such as Mailjet or SendGrid. Using a Azure AD B2C custom policy, you can set up an email template, From: address, and subject, as well as support localization and custom one-time password (OTP) settings. Learn more in the documentation.




We’re always looking to improve Azure AD in ways that benefit IT and end users. Often, these updates originate with the suggestions of users of the solution. We’d love to hear your feedback or suggestions for new features or feature updates in the comments or on Twitter (@AzureAD).

Alex Simons (@Alex_A_Simons)

Corporate VP of Program Management

Microsoft Identity Division



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