Category Archives: Azure Active Directory

I’m speaking at WinDays 17

In 2015, I presented two sessions at WinDays XV. Last year, I presented to sessions at WinDays 16. This year, it feels like it’s becoming a habit for me to present two sessions at WinDays: I’m speaking at WinDays 17 at the Valamar Isabella Island Resort in Poreč, Croatia.   About WinDays WinDays, the largest […]

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I’m delivering a session at Microsoft Hrvatska in Zagreb this Monday

Romeo Mlinar, my friend and Hyper-V MVP from Croatia, asked me to speak at the Microsoft IT Pro User Group Zagreb at Microsoft Hrvatska on Monday evening April 24, 2017. Since I’m in Croatia and Bosnia for Microsoft NetWork/7 anyway, I might as well make myself useful. I’m delivering a 75-minute session on: Join Windows […]

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Azure AD Connect versions 1.1.484.0 and 1.1.486.0 offer great enhancements

Last Friday, Microsoft has released version 1.1.486.0 of its free Hybrid Identity bridge software product: Azure AD Connect. Together with the changes of the short-lived 1.1.484.0 version of this tool, many admins should get big smiles on their faces from the many enhancements made   What’s New Azure AD Connect sync Azure AD Connect Sync […]

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I’m speaking at Microsoft Network 7

Last year, I spoke at Microsoft NetWork 6 in Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This year, the organization has invited me back to present another session:   About Microsoft Network Micosoft’s NetWork conference is a yearly event in the city of Neum in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It offers a range of great speakers like Adis Jugo, […]

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Branding your Hybrid Identity Solution, Part 3: Azure Active Directory

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Branding your Hybrid Identity Solution

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Branding your Hybrid Identity SolutionAs mentioned in the Introduction post to this series, we’ll try to achieve a unified and consistent experience for end-users when using our Hybrid Identity implementation. For many end-users the Azure Active Directory Logon Pages are their first entry into their […]

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Branding your Hybrid Identity Solution, Part 2: Recommendations

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Branding your Hybrid Identity Solution

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Branding your Hybrid Identity SolutionBefore we go applying changes to our Hybrid Identity implementation, I feel it’s a good time to discuss some of my recommendations for branding. These below five recommendations flow from my own personal experience branding the components of Hybrid Identity implementations. […]

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Branding your Hybrid Identity Solution, Part 1: Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Branding your Hybrid Identity Solution

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Branding your Hybrid Identity SolutionMany organizations embrace the new reality of Hybrid Identity. For many of them, the increased level of security towards both on-premises resources and cloud services is the main reason to do so: Single sign-on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) are two […]

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Configuring the ClaimsApp Demo for Azure Active Directory Authentication

Most people who have attended one of my sessions, know I love to show off the power of claims using the ClaimsApp. This web app is not very fancy, but it does a heck of a job, just by displaying all the claimtypes possible, or configured for the Relying Party Trust (RPT) in Active Directory […]

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Azure AD Connect v1.1.443.0 is here

Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect yesterday. It is dubbed the March 2017 release, but internally listens to version 1.1.443.0. It comes with an pretty long list of fixes and new features, to coincide with the General Availability (GA) of Azure AD Connect Health for Windows Server Active Directory last week:   […]

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Things to know about Billing for Azure MFA and Azure MFA Server

Our friends at Microsoft have embraced the cloud as a way to give us the benefits of Pay-per-Use for our licensing needs. This is good news for any person, responsible for billing in an organization that relies heavily on Microsoft products. When thinking about Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), as a service for, for instance, Azure […]

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