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Power Platform : Types of Accounts and Identities

Power Platform : Types of Accounts and Identities

Are you curious about the different types of user accounts and identities that exist within the Power Platform and Dynamics CRM ecosystems? Look no further! This article delves into the topic headfirst by exploring the various types of accounts and identities that play a vital role in managing user experience, data security, and overall efficiency within these platforms.

User accounts have evolved from simple login credentials to comprehensive digital identities that provide access to a wide range of digital resources and services. Combined with a password, they serve as a form of authentication, allowing users to access systems securely. Specifically, within Power Platform and Dynamics CRM, user accounts represent individuals who interact with these platforms, and their roles and permissions can be adjusted to control their level of access to data and functionalities.

The article goes on to describe the different identities that exist within the Power Platform and Dynamics CRM ecosystems, including application users, service accounts, managed accounts, and service principals. Each type of identity plays a different role in identity management and access control, serving to secure, automate, and manage interactions between applications, services, and users. Managed accounts, for example, are user accounts with central management, while service principal identities are used for service-to-service authentication and authorization.

Overall, this article provides a comprehensive overview of the different types of user accounts and identities that exist within the Power Platform and Dynamics CRM ecosystems, their purpose, and how they are used in securing and managing access to data and functionalities.

So if you're interested in learning more about the types of accounts and identities that exist within these platforms, this article is a must-read!

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