Category Archives: Azure Active Directory

Self-Service leaving a lingering Azure AD tenant as an admin

Have you been invited to someone’s Azure tenant as an admin? Did you do the work and left, but are you still seeing the tenant? Or did you quit, only to find the tenant still staring at you in the Azure portal? Can’t be invited to Azure tenants, because you’re already invited to about 20 […]

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Azure AD Connect version 1.1.819.0 offer numerous fixes and PingFederate support

Last week, Microsoft released Azure AD Connect version 1.1.819.0. This release of Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments to Azure Active Directory. What’s Fixed SQL Server Express 2012 Service Pack 4 This release updates the SQL Server Express installation to […]

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What’s New in Azure Active Directory for April 2018

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 new functionality for Azure Active Directory for April 2018: What’s New New federated apps available in Azure AD App gallery Service […]

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Pictures of WAZUG.nl Meetup 47

Yesterday, I presented on devices in the context of Azure Active Directory for the Dutch Azure User Group (WAZUG.nl) at Centric’s headquarters in Gouda, the Netherlands. After working hours, we gathered at the dinner buffet, consisting of Chinese food from Restaurant Hong Kong. Straight after I arrived, I hooked up my device and showed the […]

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Azure AD Connect version 1.1.751.0 was released as a hotfix last week

Last week, Microsoft released Azure AD Connect version 1.1.751.0. This release of Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments to Azure Active Directory is a HotFix release. This means it is not offered to organization running Azure AD Connect using the […]

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What’s New in Azure Active Directory for March 2018

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 new functionality for Azure Active Directory for March 2018:   What’s New Twitter and GitHub identity providers in Azure AD B2C […]

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Azure AD Connect version 1.1.750.0 is now available for download

While Microsoft was steadily rolling out Azure AD Connect throughout the first half of March to organizations with automatically upgrading Azure AD Connect installations, an issue was discovered. The issue was fixed in Azure AD Connect version 1.1.750.0 and put through the same rollout pace as version 1.1.749.0 to land at automatically upgrading organizations. As […]

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Azure AD Connect Custom Settings vs Express Settings

Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAPv3-based identity platforms to Azure Active Directory. During installation, Azure AD Connect offers a choice. This is the first choice and also the most fundamental choice for Azure AD […]

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Pro Tip! Use the claim rules from ADFSHelp for your ‘Office 365 Identity Platform’ Relying Party Trust

Whenever I talk about the claim rules in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) for the ‘Office 365 Identity Platform’ Relying Party Trust (RPT), between the on-premises AD FS implementation and Azure AD, I get the following question: How do we manually set up the advanced claim rules that Azure AD Connect configures automatically? Let’s […]

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KnowledgeBase: You receive error 801c0003 when you try to Azure AD Join a device during the Out-of-the-Box Experience (OOBE)

Sometimes, error codes for Microsoft products and technologies are really straightforward. Especially in situations where you have limited to no troubleshooting options, like the Windows Out-of-the-Box Experience (OOBE), this might prove difficult to solve. Today, let’s look at one of the most common errors you might encounter when you try to Azure AD Join a […]

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