Category Archives: Entra Connect

April Fools' Entra Connect v2.3.8.0 upgrades Entra Connect Health

Entra Connect Sync v2.3.8.0, released on April 1st, 2024, comes with improvements in Entra Connect Health   What’s New Entra Connect Sync v2.3.8.0 offers a bug fix. Entra Connect Health v4.5.2466.0 Entra Connect Sync v2.3.8.0 includes an updated version of Entra Connect Health. With this version of Entra Connect Sync, Entra Connect Health has been […]


Entra Connect Sync v2.3.6.0 improves Automatic Upgrade eligibility detection

Entra Connect Sync v2.1.15.0 was the first v2.x to be announced with Automatic Upgrades functionality, on July 6th 2022. However, Microsoft's support life cycle for Windows Server Operating Systems and .NET Framework versions would sometimes stand in the way of these upgrades. Entra Connect Sync v2.3.6.0 now comes with improvements in this area.   What’s […]


What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for November 2023

Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD 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 Entra ID and through the Microsoft 365 Message Center, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Entra ID for November 2023:   […]


Entra Connect v2.2.8.0 adds onPremisesObjectIdentifier to its default Attribute Scope

Entra Connect Sync, formerly known as Azure AD Connect Sync (and still branded as such when you install and upgrade this product), was updated last week to include a feature that make it more compatible with Entra Cloud Sync (formerly known as Azure AD Connect Cloud Sync). v2.2.8.0 of Entra Connect also came with some […]


Azure AD Connect Sync v2.2.1.0 offers functional changes and bug fixes

Azure AD Connect v2.1.15.0 was the first v2.x to be announced with Automatic Upgrades functionality, on July 6th 2022. However, Azure AD Connect installations with custom synchronization rules fell out of scope for this feature, as were v1.x installations in the past. Azure AD Connect v2.2.1.0 offers to correct this oversight. Actually, this version is […]


KnowledgeBase: You receive error 'AuthorizationManager check failed' when importing Synchronization Settings in Azure AD Connect

Sometimes, the installation of Azure AD Connect can mess up your project deadlines in mere seconds. In this blogpost, I want to share an error that kept the admins of an organization occupied for quite some time, while it was relatively easy to fix.   The situation An organization wants to perform an Azure AD […]


Azure AD Connect v2.1.18.0 makes it easier for organizations to upgrade to Azure AD Connect v2.x

The official support deadline for people to upgrade their Azure AD Connect version 1.x installations may have passed,(August 31st, 2022), but many organizations are still in the process of migrating to Azure AD Connect v2.x. What’s New Microsoft addressed two issues: Loop during upgrade from v1.6.x Microsoft addressed an issue where the upgrade from version […]


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 […]


I’m co-presenting a session at Experts Live Netherlands 2022

Advertised as the biggest Microsoft IT Pro event in the Netherlands, Experts Live Netherlands will take place Friday September 30th, 2022 at Conference Center 1931 in Den Bosch. It’s a privilege to share the stage again with my buddy Raymond.   About Experts Live Experts Live is an independent platform for IT Professionals on Microsoft […]


KnowledgeBase: You experience Errors with EventID 33007 and 33008 when people try to use Azure AD Self-service Password Reset

Azure AD Connect can configure a lot of the requirements it needs automatically. One of the things it can configure for you is the AD Connector account, the account that is used to read and write into Active Directory. However, Azure AD Connect also provides PowerShell cmdlets to configure and secure AD Connector accounts of […]