TODO: Configure Azure AD Connect Health email notifications to continue to receive notifications when synchronization errors occur

Admins who are using Azure AD Connect are currently receiving email notifications when there are synchronization errors in the Azure AD Connect synchronization process. However, after mid-June 2022, admins who have not enabled Azure AD Connect Health email notifications will no longer receive synchronization error notification emails for their tenants. Microsoft has migrated this functionality … Continue reading "TODO: Configure Azure AD Connect Health email notifications to continue to receive notifications when synchronization errors occur"

What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in May 2022

Microsoft Defender for Identity helps Active Directory admins defend against advanced persistent threats (APTs) targeting their Active Directory Domain Services infrastructures. It is a cloud-based service, where agents on Domain Controllers provide signals to Microsoft's Machine Learning (ML) algorithms to detect and report on attacks. Its dashboard allows Active Directory admins to investigate (potential) breaches … Continue reading "What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in May 2022"

What's New in Azure Active Directory for May 2022

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 May 2022: What’s Planned Tenant-based service outage notifications General Availability Service … Continue reading "What's New in Azure Active Directory for May 2022"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for April 2022

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 still receive updates. This is the list of Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for April 2022: Windows Server 2016 We observed the following update for Windows Server 2016: … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for April 2022"

What's New in Azure Active Directory for April 2022

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 2022: What’s New Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Signal in Identity … Continue reading "What's New in Azure Active Directory for April 2022"

What's New in Azure Active Directory for March 2022

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 March 2022: What’s Planned Tenant enablement of combined security information registration … Continue reading "What's New in Azure Active Directory for March 2022"

What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in March 2022

Microsoft Defender for Identity helps Active Directory admins defend against advanced persistent threats (APTs) targeting their Active Directory Domain Services infrastructures. It is a cloud-based service, where agents on Domain Controllers provide signals to Microsoft's Machine Learning (ML) algorithms to detect and report on attacks. Its dashboard allows Active Directory admins to investigate (potential) breaches … Continue reading "What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in March 2022"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for March 2022

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 still receive updates. This is the list of Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for March 2022: Windows Server 2016 We observed the following update for Windows Server 2016: … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for March 2022"

Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.0.8.1 is here

On March 16th, 2022, Microsoft released version 8.0.8.1 of its Azure MFA Server product that allows organization to add multi-factor authentication to RADIUS-, AD FS-, IIS-based and other on-premises authentication scenarios. What’s New The release notes mention one change: Microsoft fixed an issue with IIS Authentication passed sessions to User Portal. Known Issues Windows Authentication … Continue reading "Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.0.8.1 is here"

Azure AD Connect v2.1.1.0 fixes a database corruption issue

Yesterday, Microsoft released an update to Azure AD Connect v2.x. that fixes two issues: v2.1.1.0. Note:None of the Azure AD Connect v2.x releases are released for automatic upgrade. Manual upgrades are required to gain the new functionality and security levels once you're on the Azure AD Connect v2 path. Note:Azure AD Connect v1.x releases will … Continue reading "Azure AD Connect v2.1.1.0 fixes a database corruption issue"