Azure AD – New Azure AD built-in roles introduced – Authentication policy administrator and Domain name administrator

Azure AD - Roles and administrators - new roles
Azure AD - Roles and administrators - new roles

Hi All,

Greetings for the day 🙂 LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL 🙂

Going through the Message center from Microsoft 365 admin center. And one news catch my attention – “New Azure AD built-in roles to reduce Global administrator dependency

This news is really important feature added so thought to share 🙂

News New Azure AD built-in roles to reduce Global administrator dependency

Details : Two following new Azure AD built-in roles are introduced. These roles are basically introduce to reduce the number of Global administrator roles or to reduce the work load of Global Administrator

  • Authentication policy administrator
    • This role is for configuring authentication method policies, configuring tenant-wide multi-factor authentication settings and the password protection policy
Azure AD - Roles and administrators - new role -  Authentication policy administrator
fig : Azure AD – Roles and administrators – new role – Authentication policy administrator
  • Domain name administrator
    • This role is basically for managing domain names – read, add, verify update and delete.
    • Users with this role can also read directory information about users, groups and applications
Azure AD - Roles and administrators - new role - Domain name administrator
fig : Azure AD – Roles and administrators – new role – Domain name administrator

Since Global Administrator role is very powerful and security wise also its very important role, Microsoft suggest to have less than 5 global administrator roles.

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