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Azure Active Directory Integration with Hexnode MDM

Azure Active Directory (AD) is a cloud-based, multi-tenant identity and access management service. It provides easy sign-in provisions and automates workflow to meet the needs of your growing organization. It is a source to a single user or group information and provides a platform with enhanced security, access management, scalability and reliability for connecting multiple users.

Azure AD supports multi-factor authentication thus providing a source of security for organizational resources. It allows the users to sign in with their pre-existing credentials by bringing in single sign-on (SSO) based approach. Integrate your Azure AD with Hexnode and manage the Active Directory from a single console, sync your users and groups for easy enrollment and policy assignment.

Steps to configure Azure Active Directory with Hexnode MDM

To configure Azure Active Directory with Hexnode,

  1. On your Hexnode MDM console, navigate to Enroll > All Enrollments and under Enterprise category, choose Azure AD.
  2. You’ll be directed to a screen to enter the Directory (Tenant) ID. Sign in to the Azure portal for your directory and copy the Directory ID (Azure Active Directory > Properties).

    You can also add verified custom domains (Azure Active Directory > Custom domain names) in the Directory (Tenant) ID field.

  3. Enter the Directory ID in the Directory (Tenant) ID field on the Hexnode console. Click Configure.
  4. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Azure portal user credentials. Click Accept. This will render the listed permissions to the Hexnode Azure Directory Services.
  5. Azure Active Directory Integration with Hexnode MDM

  6. Azure AD is configured. You can now sync the Active Directory with Hexnode MDM.

Schedule a sync

Hexnode MDM allows the users to decide how often they wish to sync the AD with Hexnode.

  • Admins can choose to initiate sync either daily or on a weekly basis.
  • Select the days of the week or choose a specific time of a day for the sync to occur.