Category Archives: AADSync

Controlling or scoping the synchronisation of #AzureAD DRS devices back to your on-premises #ActiveDirectory forest using #AADConnect

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD, AAD) Connect can optionally synchronise Azure AD device objects, registered either via Azure Device Registration Service (Azure DRS); InTune; or Office 365 Mobile Device Management (MDM), back to your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Microsoft Online immutable ID design decision

Some time back I posted about Azure Active Directory synchronisation using Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 and the Azure AD Connector.  My focus was multi-forest deployments, but as we know this topology was required for several advanced scenarios too.  … Continue reading

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RPC Error 8453 Replication access was denied in Azure AD Sync Services #AADSync

Quick post to describe a common layer-8 issue. You’ve installed Azure AD Sync Services (AADSync) 1.0.0470.1023 (or later) and have setup password hash synchronisation, i.e. you are synchronising users and their passwords as opposed to creating federated users. Password synchronisation … Continue reading

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New version of #AADSync released

Just in case you missed it Microsoft made Azure Active Directory Sync Services (AADSync) build 1.0.0470.1023 available on the 27th October 2014.  The download URL is the same as before.  This version supersedes the RTW version (1.0.419.911).  The list of … Continue reading

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Self Service Password Reset writeback to Windows Server AD using DirSync

In my previous post I described that Microsoft have released a preview of the next generation of directory synchronisation in the form of Azure Active Directory Synchronization Services, or AAD Sync for short.  The official announcement, via the Active Directory … Continue reading

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Preview of Azure AD Sync Services released

On Monday 14th April Microsoft announced the availability of the preview of Azure Active Directory Sync (AAD Sync) on connect.  AAD Sync is the evolution of FIM 2010 and DirSync to deliver an easy configuration for multi-forest customers on boarding … Continue reading

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