Azure AD Connect v1.6.16.0 addresses two issues

For Hybrid Identity admins still stuck with Azure AD Connect v1.x installations on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and/or Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect that addresses two issues. What's Fixed AutoUpgrade reliability Microsoft addressed an issue where the Autoupgrade process attempted to … Continue reading "Azure AD Connect v1.6.16.0 addresses two issues"

What's New in Azure Active Directory for September 2021

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 September 2021: What's Planned Limits on the number of configured API … Continue reading "What's New in Azure Active Directory for September 2021"

Veeam Backup and Replication v11a offers new support capabilities

Two weeks ago, we saw the release of Veeam Backup and Replication version 11a. Veeam Backup & Replication 11a is the newer build of version 11. This update includes over 2000 enhancements and fixes based on customer feedback. It also includes fixes from all cumulative patches for the original v11 release. What's New Veeam Backup … Continue reading "Veeam Backup and Replication v11a offers new support capabilities"

What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in September 2021

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 September 2021"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for September 2021

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. Additionally, Windows Server 2022 received its first share of updates, last month. These are the Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for September 2021:   Windows Server 2016 We … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for September 2021"

Azure AD Connect v2.0.28.0 addresses four issues

The lost two months have been a bonanza for Azure AD Connect releases. Today, Microsoft released version 2.0.28.0 of Azure AD Connect as a maintenance update for it's free solution to synchronize objects from Active Directory and LDAPv3-compatible identity stores to Azure AD.   What's Fixed Installation on servers with .NET Framework v4.6+ Microsoft addressed … Continue reading "Azure AD Connect v2.0.28.0 addresses four issues"

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d adds support to install on top of Veeam Backup & Replication 11a

This week, we saw the release of version 5d of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. Version 5d with build number 5.0.3.1033 provides support for Veeam Backup and Replication 11a. However, it doesn't offer compatibility with Windows Server 2022.   What's New Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d offers support for installations on top of … Continue reading "Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d adds support to install on top of Veeam Backup & Replication 11a"

Azure AD Connect v2.0.25.1 addresses a security issue and other bugs

The lost two months have been a bonanza for Azure AD Connect releases. What started out with the first v2 release on July 20th, led to a security release three weeks later and two bug fix releases another week later. Now, four weeks after that last release, Azure AD Connect v2.0.25.1 sees the light. It … Continue reading "Azure AD Connect v2.0.25.1 addresses a security issue and other bugs"

What's New in Azure Active Directory for August 2021

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 August 2021: What's New Azure AD single Sign on and device-based … Continue reading "What's New in Azure Active Directory for August 2021"

What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in August 2021

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 August 2021"