Tag Archives: Office 365

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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Upgrading the Forefront Identity Manager Connector for Windows Azure Active Directory

On 19th February 2014 Microsoft released version 1.0.6635.0069 of the Forefront Identity Manager Connector for Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD), a.k.a. the Azure Active Directory (AAD) Connector for FIM 2010 R2.  The new connector introduces four new attributes to support … 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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Changes to hybrid write-back export attribute flow in FIM-based directory synchronization solutions

Those of you who are implementing multi-forest directory synchronization or advanced directory synchronization using Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 and the Windows Azure Active Directory (AAD) Connector should be aware that recent builds of the Windows Azure Active Directory … 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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Upgrading the Azure Active Directory Connector Preview to the Release To Web (RTW) build

If you’ve been running the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 Azure Active Directory (AAD) Connector prior to the end of November you have been using the Preview version – build 1.0.6438.3 – and you’ll probably be wanting to upgrade … Continue reading

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