Category Archives: Microsoft Azure

Azure AD Connect– In-place Upgrade

How to perform a in-place upgrade to AAD Connect (Azure Active Directory Connect).  When using DirSync tool there are two ways to upgrade to the AAD Connect: in-place upgrade method…

Microsoft Azure Internal Load Balancer

Creating a ILB (Internal Load Balancer in Microsoft Azure. Using Microsoft Azure the administrator has two built-in Load Balancers which are: Internet and Internal Load Balancers, besides of the third-party…

How to activate synchronization in Office365

We are going over the process to enable synchronization in the new Office 365 Administration Center and also using PowerShell.  Solution In some scenario where the administrator is trying to…

Managing Synchronization with AAD Connect

Using AAD Connect synchronization settings to validate, trigger synchronization and check the status. Solution For those administrators that are coming from previous versions the synchronization process was changed on this…

How to install Azure Active Directory Connect

Synchronization is evolving in a fast pace to keep it up with Microsoft Azure/Office 365 products. In the past we had/still have FIM, DirSync, AAD Sync, and nowadays AAD Connect…

Creating a DNS Zone in Microsoft Azure DNS

Microsoft Azure has Public DNS in beta at this time, and this service will facilitate the IT Pro a lot where besides of the regular infrastructure (IaaS, SaaS) the administrator…

AAD Sync – Modifying a filter rule

How to modify an existent filter rule and validating what changes in the Azure Active Directory using AAD Sync. Solution To demonstrate how a change in existent filter rules can…

AAD Sync– Creating filter rules using object attributes

Using Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync tool to filter out objects using the SyncRulesEditor tool. During the installation of the tool the administrator can configure it as manual and work…

How to update the Azure PowerShell

Microsoft Azure is dynamic and new products and services are being released as we speak, and the same goes for the management tools. In this Tutorial we are going over…

Using manual synchronization with Azure AD Connect

Using Azure AD Connect command-line to synchronize objects between on-premises and Microsoft Azure, the administrator has two switches initial and delta and we will use both of them and check…