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Azure AD Connect v1.2.68.0 fixes an issue with the MSOnline PowerShell Module

Written on December 3, 2018 at 7:15 AM, by

Late last week, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect, its 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.   What’s Fixed There is only one fix in version 1.2.68.0. This hotfix build […]

Creating a clean MyApps and Office Portal Experience

Written on November 22, 2018 at 2:56 PM, by

As we help organizations embrace Hybrid Identity, we often encounter politics or standards that dictate that we take baby steps. I fully agree with taking the smallest steps possible, for it keeps roll-back steps small and useful, too. However, Azure Active Directory, currently, is not a cloud service you can enable without some default functionality. […]

Azure AD Connect v1.2.67.0 fixes an issue with Password Writeback

Written on November 22, 2018 at 1:17 PM, by

Earlier this week, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect, its 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.   What’s Fixed There is only one fix in version 1.2.67.0. This hotfix build […]

Azure AD Connect moves to TLS 1.2-only with version 1.2.65.0

Written on November 1, 2018 at 8:59 AM, by

Last week, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect, its 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.           What’s New Write-back of msExchUcVoicemailSettings The Azure AD Connect team changed the functionality of […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for October 2018

Written on October 31, 2018 at 11:00 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 and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for October 2018:       What’s New Azure AD Logs now work with Azure […]

Passing Microsoft Exam 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016

Written on October 4, 2018 at 12:39 PM, by

There is a good and free way to prepare for Microsoft exam 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016. In the past years, I conducted webinars that can serve as a primer on Active Directory. They are not and were never intended as the sole sources of preparation for the exam. Instead, I hope you conceived […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for September 2018

Written on October 1, 2018 at 2:06 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 new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for September 2018:         What’s New Simplified SSO configuration settings for some third-party […]

I’m staffing a Community Booth at two Community Social events at Microsoft Ignite 2018

Written on September 21, 2018 at 7:49 AM, by

Community Central at Microsoft Ignite is bigger, better and stronger, compared to last year’s Ignite, and I’m proud to share that I’m part of it! Besides my two theater sessions on Identity and Access Management (IAM) at Ignite, I will also be staffing a Community Booth at two Community Social events.    About Community Central […]

Azure AD Connect v1.1.882.0 fixes an issue with its ADSync Database in SQL Always On Availability Groups

Written on September 11, 2018 at 4:20 PM, by

Last week, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect, its 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. What’s Fixed There is only one fix in version 1.1.882.0. In version 1.1.880.0 and before, […]

Assessing the impact that the new Baseline Policy for Admins in Azure AD might have

Written on September 10, 2018 at 1:17 PM, by

Microsoft is working hard to further harden Azure Active Directory tenants, so the roughly 13 million organization depending on it, don’t get disappointed by Azure AD-based security breaches and don’t have to worry about attacks on their infrastructure. One of the newest technologies Microsoft is developing is Baseline Policies. Using baseline policies, fields of attention […]