Revolutionizing Cloud Security: Synchronizing AAD/Entra ID Groups Back to Active Directory – A Key Transition in Management Plane

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The Twelve Days of Blog-mas series continues the fourth blog focusing on the synchronization of cloud-born-and-managed from AAD/Entra ID back to Active Directory. This feature has been long-awaited and marks a significant step in the transition of the management plane.

The Twelve Days of Blog-mas: No.4 – Sync Cloud Groups from AAD/Entra ID back to Active Directory

As we celebrate the fourth day of Blog-mas, we delve into the exciting world of syncing cloud groups from AAD/Entra ID back to Active Directory. This is a major update that has been eagerly anticipated by tech enthusiasts for a long time.

What’s New?

With this update, you now have the ability to sync ‘cloud-born-and-managed’ security groups, along with their memberships, back into on-premises AD. This is a significant step forward in our journey of moving “the management plane”.

Major Updates

The ability to sync cloud groups from AAD/Entra ID back to Active Directory is a major update. This feature has been long-awaited and is sure to be a game-changer for many users.

“Number four?” For a loooong time, you and I have been waiting for the ability to sync ‘cloud-born-and-managed’ security groups (and their memberships) back into on-premises AD.

What’s Important to Know?

Understanding how to use this new feature is crucial. It’s a significant advancement that can greatly enhance your ability to manage your security groups. So, get ready to dive in and explore this new frontier.

This takes us further on our journey of moving “the management plane”.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to explore the twelve days of Blog-mas. Remember, the tech world is always evolving, so keep learning and stay ahead of the curve.

  • The blog is part of the Twelve Days of Blog-mas series.
  • Focuses on syncing cloud groups from AAD/Entra ID back to Active Directory.
  • Addresses the long-awaited ability to sync cloud-born-and-managed security groups.
  • Significant step in moving the management plane.
  • Written by Michael Hildebrand.
  • From the Core Infrastructure and Security Blog



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