Category Archives: Active Directory

Using PowerShell to create Active Directory Users

PowerShell helps administrators that want to create users based on a file, this type of scenario is common in small migrations where a list of the user is provided and…

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…

How to enable synchronization after configuration completes

When using Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Azure AD Connect), the administrator has an option at the end to start the synchronization right away or enable it afterwards. The reason…

Enterprise Mode and Microsoft Edge

In this Tutorial we are going to use Enterprise Mode with Microsoft Edge, which will help applications to run smoothly on Windows 10 and by doing that speed up the…

Using Enterprise Mode and Internet Explorer 11

Starting on Internet Explorer 11, the Enterprise Mode feature enables the organization to create a list of sites that will be emulated on Internet Explorer 7 or 8. Solution In…

How to identify the replication technology in use by Active Directory

Since Windows Server 2003 the SYSVOL replication which includes Group Policies, Scripts, and so forth has been done through FRS (File Replication Services), however starting on Windows Server 2008 the…

Managing your UC Certificate to add support to ADFS

Exchange Administrators that already purchased UC Certificate (Unified Communications) may take advantage of the multiple names accepted by this type of certificate and use it to add ADFS or any…

Using Twitter Application with Azure Active Directory

Using Azure Active Directory applications to integrate with external applications. A good example is the social accounts used by companies where one or my users need to manage it. In…

How to filter objects being synchronized with Microsoft Azure Active Directory

By default the AADSync (well the same applies to DirSync) will synchronized your entire Active Directory with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and in most of the cases that is not…

How to force the Synchronization using AADSync

How to force the synchronization using AADSync. When using DirSync tool there is a PowerShell cmdlet to perform such task, however using the AADSync the process is slight different. Solution…