Azure AD – Access to Azure AD from O365 administration portal going to redirect to Entra

With the introduction earlier in July of Microsoft Entra to centralize all identity and access management capabilities, starting December 2022 access to Azure AD from the Office 365 administration portal will redirect to the Entra portal (

The rollout of this redirection is expected to be completed by March 2023.

Off course you can still continue to access the Azure AD portal using its URL; while nothing has been announced yet but you can expect that at some point of time, the Azure AD portal will also be redirected to Entra.

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