Category Archives: Azure Active Directory

What's New in Azure Active Directory for October 2022

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 2022: What’s Planned Deprecation of older Azure AD Provisioning agent […]

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What’s New for Microsoft Entra at Microsoft Ignite 2022

Microsoft Ignite 2022 was held from October 12th to October 14th, 2022 in the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. At the event, the Microsoft Entra product teams have announced their completion of the following features: Identity Governance Public Preview Microsoft Entra Identity Governance helps organizations ensure that the right people have the right access […]

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What's New in Azure Active Directory for September 2022

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 2022: What’s New Self-Service Password Reset writeback for disconnected forests […]

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I’m co-presenting at AppManagEvent 2022

Running into Coert Bosker at several events this year, Raymond and I started talking about presenting a session at AppManagEvent. This year, we’re back at this awesome event in Utrecht! About AppManagEvent AppManagEvent is the annual industry event around application management. The event provides its visitors a status update and a future update on the […]

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Why Everyone’s talking about Hybrid Cloud Trust

In a world with both Active Directory and Azure AD, organizations have to make choices. It seems they can either stick with their proven Active Directory, or jump ahead to Azure AD. Luckily, there’s a third option. Using Azure AD Connect, organizations can have the best of the Active Directory and Azure AD worlds. The […]

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What's New in Azure Active Directory for August 2022

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 2022:   What’s New Ability to force reauthentication on Intune […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.1.1.1 offers migration functionality to seamlessly switch to Azure MFA

On August 30th, 2022, Microsoft released version 8.1.1.1 of its Azure MFA Server product that allows organization to add multi-factor authentication to RADIUS-, AD FS-, IIS-based and other on-premises authentication scenarios. What’s New The release notes mention one change: MFA Server Migration Utility Public Preview The MFA Server Migration Utility helps synchronize multi-factor authentication registrations […]

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HOWTO Extend the availability of Azure AD Password Protection Reporting Information

When working with the Azure AD Password Protection feature, you might want to take advantage of the event log management features on your Domain Controllers to make sure you get the right amount of events for password set and password failure audit events. About Azure AD Password Protection Azure AD Password Protection is an Azure […]

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Manage the use of your AD FS MFA Adapter towards Azure AD with the new federatedIdpMfaBehavior setting

Last month, Microsoft introduced a new setting in Azure AD to protect against by-passing of Azure MFA for organizations who have federated between Azure AD and their on-premises environment. In most cases, organizations who have federated one or more DNS domains with Microsoft 365 (and thus Azure AD) use AD FS to host the ‘Microsoft […]

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I’m co-organizing the KNVI Knowledge BBQ in Rotterdam

On Wednesday September 7th, 2022, I’m co-organizing KNVI’s Knowledge BBQ Dutch at ZiPPERZ in Rotterdam. Fellow speakers Raymond Comvalius and Erwin Derksen complete the line-up for this Microsoft-inspired event. About KNVI The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) is an independent platform for sharing professional knowledge and expanding the personal networks of […]

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