This tutorial showed us a quick way to deploy and configure Captive Portal of Web Safety application to integrate with Microsoft Azure Active Directory. Captive Portal supports other types of integrations too - for example Active Directory integration on premises. Be sure to look at the article at Captive Portal Authentication for more information on Captive Portal.

The following notes are worth mentioning.

  • The proxy is deployed in the cloud, but connections from a browser to cloud proxy is done in clear text. To better protect confidentiality of the connections it is advisable to use VPN connection to the proxy. Search for Site-to-Site VPN or Hybrid-Cloud tutorials for Microsoft Azure.