Restrict User Access to Azure AD Administration Portal

This post is part of the Secure External Sharing Series.

In earlier posts, we have seen how you can block Azure Portal access for Guest Users aka External Users and also use Azure Portal roles to allow users, including guest users to invite guest users from partner organisation.
If your organisation did not want to do any of this and further restrict user access to Azure Active Directory Administration Portal this blog post is for you.

How to Block Azure Portal Access for External User

Now that we have enabled external sharing in Office 365 and SharePoint Online, it’s time to secure your organisation’s Azure Portal from users – such as external users from looking up information in Azure Portal they should not be looking at!
Quick recap of the terminology – External User in Office 365 Services, such as SharePoint Online is the same / equivalent to Guest Users in Azure Portal.

Secure External Sharing in Microsoft 365 and Azure AD – Series

Now that we have enabled external sharing in Office 365 and SharePoint Online, it’s time to secure external sharing capabilities! There are couple of ways to secure external sharing and ensuring that external users can only access an inviting organisation’s content that they have been invited to and not have access to any other assets or content.