Tag Archives: AAD

#ADFS and #MFA load balancer guidance

When designing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) my actual involvement with the networking guys who handle the load balancer configuration is generally limited to a few calls and emails.  We provide some requirements in the forms of availability and … Continue reading

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Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (#AzureMFA) and Active Directory Federation Services (#ADFS)

Today, implementing Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in an hybrid identity and access management solution based on Azure Active Directory (Azure AD, AAD) and Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) more often than not requires that you implement the on-premises Azure … Continue reading

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Claim rules for the Azure Active Directory (#AzureAD) Relying Party (RP) trust

When you establish a federation with Azure Active Directory (AAD) for the purpose of single sign-on (SSO) the majority of people will utilise the Azure AD PowerShell cmdlets to create or convert one or more verified domains into federated domains.  … 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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