Azure AD Connect version 1.4.38.0 offers some bug fixes

It’s time for a new version of Azure AD Connect to incorporate Microsoft’s lessons learned and distribute the fixes Microsoft made to the larger public. Last Friday, Microsoft released the fourth version in the 1.4 branch of Azure AD Connect: v1.4.38.0. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and … Continue reading "Azure AD Connect version 1.4.38.0 offers some bug fixes"

What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 4

Since August 2016, this blog features news on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. We’ve been implementing this awesome Veeam product at customers ever since version 1.5 and validated the Office 365 contingency plan vision with Veeam repeatedly. This week marks the release of version 4 of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, so let’s … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 4"

Videos and slides are now available on demand for Microsoft Ignite 2019’s Azure AD-related sessions

During Microsoft Ignite 2019, (November 4th – November 8th, 2019) in Orlando, Florida, several sessions on Azure Active Directory were available to attendees to attend. These Azure AD-related sessions are now available on demand, when you sign-in with a free Microsoft TechCommunity account. In this blogpost, I’ve categorized the sessions using Microsoft’s Standard Level Definitions, … Continue reading "Videos and slides are now available on demand for Microsoft Ignite 2019’s Azure AD-related sessions"

Getting Started with Azure Monitor Workbooks for Azure Active Directory

It’s time to take a look at the Azure Workbooks and get started with monitoring Azure Active Directory the new way. In the overview of What’s New in Azure Active Directory for August 2019, Microsoft announced the deprecation of the Azure AD Power BI content packs in favor of Azure Monitor Workbooks. Microsoft also made … Continue reading "Getting Started with Azure Monitor Workbooks for Azure Active Directory"

Azure AD Connect v1.4.32.0 fixes Azure AD Join challenges

It’s time for a new version of Azure AD Connect to incorporate Microsoft’s lessons learned and distribute the fixes Microsoft made to the larger public. Last Friday, Microsoft released the third version in the 1.4 branch of Azure AD Connect: v1.4.32.0. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and … Continue reading "Azure AD Connect v1.4.32.0 fixes Azure AD Join challenges"

What’s new in Azure Active Directory at Microsoft Ignite 2019

Microsoft’s Identity Division made announcements and released functionality for Azure Active Directory during Microsoft Ignite 2019 (November 4th – November 8th, 2019) in Orlando, Florida:   Security Azure AD Security Defaults Public Preview Security Defaults is a set of basic identity security mechanisms, recommended by Microsoft. When enabled, these recommendation will be automatically enforced. Admins … Continue reading "What’s new in Azure Active Directory at Microsoft Ignite 2019"

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for October 2019

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 October 2019:   What’s Planned Deprecation of the identityRiskEvent API for … Continue reading "What’s New in Azure Active Directory for October 2019"

Join Azure AD in the Microsoft Q&A Preview

Since November 2006, I’ve answered circa 835 questions on the TechNet and MSDN Forums on various topics, including Server Core, Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Multi-factor Authentication. Now, a big change is coming and I would like for you to be part of it: Microsoft Q&A      What’s Microsoft Q&A? Microsoft Q&A Preview is … Continue reading "Join Azure AD in the Microsoft Q&A Preview"

Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 2 adds support for Microsoft’s Latest and Greatest (among other fixes)

This month, Microsoft released Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Identity Manager 2016, as part of KB4512924, bringing the MIM build number to version 4.6.34.0.      What’s New Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 receives the following updates since Service Pack 1: Platform support With Service Pack 2, Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) Synchronization and the MIM Service now … Continue reading "Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 2 adds support for Microsoft’s Latest and Greatest (among other fixes)"

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for September 2019

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 2019:                            What’s Planned My Profile is re-naming and integrating … Continue reading "What’s New in Azure Active Directory for September 2019"