(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Certificate Based Authentication

Today’s Tip…

Certificate Based Authentication, released to GA on December 14th, enables Users to be authenticated by Azure Active Directory with a client certificate on an Android or iOS device when connecting their Exchange online account to:

  • Office mobile applications such as Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word
  • Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) clients

Configuring this feature eliminates the need to enter a username and password combination into certain mail and Microsoft Office applications on a mobile device.

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