Understand Microsoft Entra ID

Understand Microsoft Entra ID

This module explains Microsoft Entra ID. You'll compare Microsoft Entra ID to Active Directory DS, learn about Microsoft Entra ID P1 and P2, and explore Microsoft Entra Domain Services for managing domain-joined devices and apps in the cloud.

Identity And Access Administrator
Entra Id
Active Directory

Module Objectives

After this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Entra ID.
  • Compare Microsoft Entra ID to Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Describe how Microsoft Entra ID is used as a directory for cloud apps.
  • Describe Microsoft Entra ID P1 and P2.
  • Describe Microsoft Entra Domain Services.


  • Strong technical skills installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the Windows 11 OS or later.
  • Strong understanding of computer networking, client security, and application concepts.
  • Experience using Active Directory Domain Services.