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Microsoft Account

Overview#

Microsoft Account (MSA) (which was previously known as: is a Marketing term for Single Sign On Profile Microsoft Digital Identity for Microsoft users to log into Microsoft

Microsoft Account uses Windows Client Authentication Architecture using, currently, Windows Hello and the Windows Credential Provider to perform Authentication

Microsoft Account appears to be a Federated Identity from a Microsoft Identity Provider (IDP)

Managed Microsoft Account #

Some Microsoft Account are managed at least to some degree by Microsoft Windows and/or Microsoft Active Directory:

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