IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Azure Active Directory

Service Description

Azure AD provides multiple cloud-based capabilities using emerging technologies including authentication & credential management, collaboration and application management, device management, information security, and is a cloud-enabling capability.

The primary Azure AD tenant used at the UW is uwnetid.onmicrosoft.com. It has a default domain of cloud.washington.edu. The primary domain used by this tenant is uw.edu, with many UW NetIDs automatically provisioned for use. There are several other domains associated with this tenant like washington.edu and u.washington.edu. Other UW Azure AD tenants exist and are also managed.

Service Options

  • Azure AD Security Token Service. Features UW NetID integration.
  • Azure AD External Users. Features ability to collaborate with non-UW identities.
  • Cloud to On-premises Token Translation (Azure AD Application Proxy). Features the ability to leverage the AAD STS authentication features for on-premises applications.
  • Conditional Access. On a per application basis, restrict who can get a logon token for that application with a set of criteria that must be met. Requires additional purchase.
  • Azure AD Directory Services. Features UW identity integration.
  • Azure AD Graph API. Provides identity data interface.
  • Application integration. Allows you to leverage Azure AD STS features with your own application or a 3rd party application which is pre-integrated. SaaS integration and cross-application functionality are powerful features.
  • Azure MFA. Features phone based multi-factor authentication. Requires additional purchase.
  • Azure RMS. Features encryption and protection capabilities leveraging cloud-issued, short-lived keys with support across a broad set of client platforms. May require additional purchase.

Eligibility

UW faculty, UW staff, UW students, Anyone with a UW NetID

How to Order

UW Information Technology Service Center
Location: UW Tower C-3000 (4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE)
Online Help Form: washington.edu/itconnect/help
Email: help@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-5000
Business Hours: washington.edu/itconnect/help

Availability

Hours available: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Price

This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee. Some service options require additional licensing so have additional cost.

Service Level Description

During Business Hours (M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm) requests related to Azure AD can expect an initial response within 24 hours.

Service is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for disruptions. On-call staff are available for outage resolution.

Additional Information

Support Information

UW Information Technology Service Center
Location: UW Tower C-3000 (4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE)
Online Help Form: washington.edu/itconnect/help
Email: help@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-5000
Business Hours: washington.edu/itconnect/help


Maintenance

Last Review Date: 04/12/2016