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I’m co-presenting a Webinar on Picking the Right Backup and Restore Solution for your Active Directory Domain Services needs

Written on June 20, 2018 at 6:39 AM, by

Next week, on June 27th, I’m presenting a webinar with Darren Mar-Elia, titled ‘Picking the right type of solution for Active Directory Backup and Restore’. This free webinar, hosted by Semperis, aims to help you determine the right solution for your needs, whether its reverting changes, undeleting objects, restoring Domain Controllers after ransomware attacks, recovering […]

KnowledgeBase: High CPU Usage for Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor with .NET Framework 4.7.2 Installed

Written on June 18, 2018 at 7:01 AM, by

Today, there is an issue in a component of Azure AD Connect version 1.1.819.0, Microsoft free Hybrid Identity bridge product, that enables you to synchronize objects and their attributes between your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment(s) and Azure Active Directory. The Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor Service consumes lots of CPU. […]

I’m speaking at Journée aOS Aix-en-Provence

Written on June 12, 2018 at 7:59 AM, by

Some opportunities are too much fun to pass up on. So, when the aOS Community asked me if I’d be willing to help them out by speaking at their Aix-en-Provence event, of course, I said “Yes”.     About aOS aOS Community (which stand for Azure, Office 365, SharePoint) is an international non-profit gathering of professionals […]

I’m speaking at Experts Live Netherlands 2018

Written on June 5, 2018 at 7:13 AM, by

Advertised as the biggest Microsoft IT Pro event in the Netherlands, Experts Live Netherlands will take place Tuesday June 19th, 2018 at Cinemec Ede. As at previous Experts Live Netherlands editions, you’ll find several DirTeam bloggers presenting at this event. About Experts Live Experts Live is an independent platform for IT Professionals on Microsoft solutions. […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for May 2018

Written on May 31, 2018 at 9:51 AM, by

Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Azure Active Directory, Microsoft communicated the following new functionality for Azure Active Directory for May 2018:       What’s New Graph APIs for administrative scenarios for Terms of use […]

Pictures of Techorama Belgium 2018

Written on May 29, 2018 at 7:45 AM, by

Last week, I presented at Techorama Belgium 2018 in Antwerp. In terms of travel, this was the ideal event for me, since the organization scheduled my presentation for the last time slot on Day 1. Being an early starter, this meant I could work a normal day (for me, that’s 7AM – 3:30PM), then travel […]

Pictures of Heliview’s 2018 IAM Congress

Written on May 23, 2018 at 8:13 AM, by

Last week, I was at Heliview’s 2018 IAM Congress in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. My employer, SCCT, offered a booth, besides many great names like Okta, One Identity, Bomgar, Thycotic and CyberArk. As a Microsoft Cloud-focused Systems Integrator (SI), we were in a good spot to tell attendees how to leverage their identity and access management, […]

Self-Service leaving a lingering Azure AD tenant as an admin

Written on May 15, 2018 at 2:32 PM, by

Have you been invited to someone’s Azure tenant as an admin? Did you do the work and left, but are you still seeing the tenant? Or did you quit, only to find the tenant still staring at you in the Azure portal? Can’t be invited to Azure tenants, because you’re already invited to about 20 […]

I’m speaking at Techorama Belgium 2018

Written on May 9, 2018 at 8:44 AM, by

I’m back at Techorama Belgium! I’m proud to announce that, just like last year, I’m presenting at Belgium’s biggest Microsoft IT professional and developer conference.   About Techorama Techorama Belgium is a yearly international technology conference that takes place at Kinepolis Metropolis Antwerp. Techorama welcomes about 1500 attendees, a healthy mix between developers, IT Professionals, […]

Azure AD Connect version 1.1.819.0 offer numerous fixes and PingFederate support

Written on May 8, 2018 at 1:53 PM, by

Last week, Microsoft released Azure AD Connect version 1.1.819.0. This release of Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments to Azure Active Directory. What’s Fixed SQL Server Express 2012 Service Pack 4 This release updates the SQL Server Express installation to […]