KnowledgeBase: You can’t manage AD FS with non-domain-joined Azure AD Connect installations

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 Directory. One of the neat tricks Azure AD Connect has up its sleeve is the ability to implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: You can’t manage AD FS with non-domain-joined Azure AD Connect installations"

An overview of Azure AD Connect’s PowerShell Modules and Cmdlets

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 Directory. Azure AD Connect needs to be installed on a Windows Server with Desktop Experience, but this does not mean there aren’t some … Continue reading "An overview of Azure AD Connect’s PowerShell Modules and Cmdlets"

HOWTO: Use Azure AD Connect’s v2 Endpoint

Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free tool to synchronize objects and their attributes from Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) implementations to Azure Active Directory tenants. Many millions of organizations depend on Azure Active Directory and the APIs that the tool connects to. Now, there is a new endpoint Public Preview, so it’s time to … Continue reading "HOWTO: Use Azure AD Connect’s v2 Endpoint"

Azure AD Connect 1.5.30.0 fixes two issues

After every fresh major release of Azure AD Connect by Microsoft, several smaller hotfix releases update the functionality to prevent issues where administrators are not able to perform certain configurations or gain access to functionality. Last week, Azure AD Connect version 1.5.30.0 was released, fixing two issues that were introduced in the first release of … Continue reading "Azure AD Connect 1.5.30.0 fixes two issues"

Field Notes: How has your Azure AD Connect been configured?

As a consultant, I see a lot of different environments. Often, I need to know the answer to one of the most important questions: What did you select during the setup of Azure AD Connect? The answers vary: A colleague did the setup and has left the company, department… A external supplier did the setup … Continue reading "Field Notes: How has your Azure AD Connect been configured?"