Tag Archives: Azure Active Directory

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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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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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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Windows Azure Active Directory Connector part 3: immutable ID

This post is part three of a series of posts focussing on the Azure Active Directory connector.  In part one I introduced the connector, discussing what it is, where and when to use it.  In part two I described a … Continue reading

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Windows Azure Active Directory Connector part 2: multi-forest directory synchronization

This post is part two of several posts focussing on the Azure Active Directory connector.  In part one I introduced the connector.  In this post I will discuss an approach to multi-forest directory synchronisation, focussing on information relevant to the … Continue reading

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Windows Azure Active Directory Connector part 1: when, where and why

As per my earlier post Microsoft shipped the Windows Azure Active Directory (AAD) connector at the end of November 2013.  The connector has been around a while, in preview (beta/release candidate) form since the beginning of the summer and has been … Continue reading

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