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HOWTO: Use Azure AD App Filtering to limit attributes for the objects in scope for Azure AD Connect

Written on November 5, 2019 at 9:07 AM, by

Most Microsoft-based Hybrid Identity implementations use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Servers, Web Application Proxies and Azure AD Connect installations. In this series, labeled Hardening Hybrid Identity, we’re looking at hardening these implementations, using recommended practices.   Why look at Attribute Filtering When installing Azure AD Connect with Express Settings, all objects in the […]

Pictures of SharePoint Saturday Belgium 2019

Written on November 4, 2019 at 8:21 AM, by

In October, I presented at several conferences. One conference stood out of the rest, because of its community: SharePoint Saturday Belgium on October 19th, 2019. An event organized by fellow MVPs from the Belgian Information Worker User Group, offering sessions by mostly fellow-MVPs; yes, this is gold. After an Azure Friday at a customer in […]

Join Azure AD in the Microsoft Q&A Preview

Written on November 1, 2019 at 10:50 PM, by

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 […]

HOWTO: Use Domain and OU Filtering to limit the objects in scope for Azure AD Connect

Written on October 29, 2019 at 3:30 PM, by

Most Microsoft-based Hybrid Identity implementations use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Servers, Web Application Proxies and Azure AD Connect installations. In this series, labeled Hardening Hybrid Identity, we’re looking at hardening these implementations, using recommended practices.   Why look at Domain and OU Filtering When installing Azure AD Connect with Express Settings, all objects […]

Pictures of AppManagEvent 2019

Written on October 28, 2019 at 11:04 AM, by

Friday October 11, 2019. was a busy day for me. I started off by driving to Utrecht to park at my common parking spot at Jaarbeurs P4. I park here every two weeks for a customer in Utrecht’s city center. This time, I walked into the Jaarbeurs building for a different reason: to present at […]

Join us for VeeamON Virtual 2019

Written on October 25, 2019 at 11:05 AM, by

On November 20, 2019, Veeam organizes a virtual worldwide event, where they’ll share their views on availability beyond backup and restore and beyond the confines of your datacenter or the usual Operating Systems. I’ve attended the Veeam Vanguard Summit event in Prague earlier this month, and I recommend this event, because it allows you to […]

Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2019 in Orlando

Written on October 24, 2019 at 6:08 PM, by

Microsoft Ignite 2019 North America in Orlando is only two weeks away and many of us have begun filling their session builder with interesting sessions, corresponding to their interests and knowledge. I decided to compile a list of the Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S) related sessions at Ignite 2019. […]

I’m presenting at the Dutch Windows Management User Group 2019-5 Meetup

Written on October 23, 2019 at 11:23 AM, by

The Dutch Windows Management User Group (WMUG) is one of the more active IT Pro user groups in the Netherlands. I was honored when they invited me to speak at their next meetup on Wednesday November 13, 2019. Of course, I’d present at this meetup; their fifth meetup this year!       About the Dutch Windows […]

HOWTO: Properly set and manage Azure AD Connect’s Export Deletion Threshold

Written on October 22, 2019 at 7:20 PM, by

Most Microsoft-based Hybrid Identity implementations use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Servers, Web Application Proxies and Azure AD Connect installations. In this series, labeled Hardening Hybrid Identity, we’re looking at hardening these implementations, using recommended practices. In this part of the series, we start looking at Azure AD Connect in-depth.   Why look at […]

Pictures of Office 365 and SharePoint Connect 2019 – Community Edition

Written on October 21, 2019 at 2:31 PM, by

After presenting at AppManagEvent 2019, I drove to Haarlem for the next event on my list: NC Communications’ Office 365 and SharePoint Connect. This was a bittersweet event, as Nigel and Irene announced this 10th edition of Office 365 and SharePoint Connect, would be the last time they organize it. I’ll miss hanging out with […]