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Azure AD Connect version 1.3.21.0 fixes an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2019-1000)

Written on May 16, 2019 at 11:53 AM, by

Hot on the heels of Azure AD Connect version 1.3.20.0, Microsoft released version 1.3.21.0 earlier this week to address an elevation of privilege vulnerability. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAP v3-compatible directories to Azure […]

Experiences with Being Published, Part 1: Accusations of Plagiarism

Written on May 15, 2019 at 8:12 AM, by

As a published technical writer, I’ve had my share of experiences working with a publisher and its editors for a period of seven months. For my own sanity, I’ll post some of my experiences in this series of blogposts on Experiences with Being Published. I feel these stories can be quite entertaining, and I might […]

Getting Azure DevOps tasks in To-Do with Flow

Written on May 14, 2019 at 9:01 PM, by

Recently I’ve been working more with Azure DevOps within our team; we do our capacity planning and tasks (Work Items) in sprints. However, I also use mail as a sort of To-Do list. Since a few weeks, you can have Flagged Mails from your Exchange account added as an To-Do task. It even copies most […]

HOWTO: Install Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server 8.0.1.1

Written on May 14, 2019 at 8:18 PM, by

This blogpost details how to setup and configure Microsoft’s on-premises Azure Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Server product in an existing environment. It details how to install and configure the base components: The MFA Server, the Web Service SDK and the User Portal.     Before you begin Before you begin, you should have access to the following […]

Pictures of the 2019 Heliview IAM Congress

Written on May 13, 2019 at 5:16 PM, by

Last week, Heliview organized its annual Identity and Access Management (IAM) congress at the Nieuwegein Business Center. To set up our booth, Carlo and I arrived early. We swiftly set it up and then enjoyed a cup of tea as the start of our day. This also allowed for some time to canvas the room. […]

I’m speaking at Techorama Belgium 2019

Written on May 10, 2019 at 11:37 AM, by

I’m proud to share that I’ll be presenting at Techorama Belgium for my third year in a row as an accepted speaker for Techorama Belgium 2019.   About Techorama Techorama Belgium is a yearly international technology conference that takes place at Kinepolis Metropolis Antwerp. Techorama welcomes 1700 attendees, a healthy mix between developers, IT Professionals, […]

I’m speaking at NT Konferenca 2019

Written on May 8, 2019 at 3:55 PM, by

I’m proud to announce that I’ll be presenting two sessions at this year’s NT Konferenca in Slovenia.   About NT Konferenca NT Konferenca is the biggest Slovenian technological conference. Last year the event was visited by over 2.200 attendees and the event is not expecting any less this year! The 24th NT Konferenca event takes […]

Get your copy of the Active Directory Administration Cookbook today

Written on May 6, 2019 at 10:14 AM, by

The new Active Directory Administration Cookbook is now available. [Packt] [Amazon] [Tomlinsons] [Fnac] [Lehmanns] [ManagementBoek] For the last seven months, I worked with Packt Publishing to write the fourteen chapters in this 620-page book, containing all the essential howtos  and their gotchas for managing both on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD. It has been an […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for April 2019

Written on May 3, 2019 at 2:04 PM, 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 planned, new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for April 2019:               What’s New Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) entitlement […]

Azure AD Connect v1.3.20.0 offers the next level of identity synchronization

Written on May 1, 2019 at 6:34 PM, by

Last week, Microsoft released the long impending release of Azure AD Connect version 1.3.20.0 on the Azure AD Connect Version Release History page. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAP v3-compatible directories to Azure Active […]