Tag Archives: AzureAD

Azure AD Connect 1.1.553.0 released – with fix of critical security vulnerability

Last week, Microsoft launched the Azure AD Connect version 1.1.553.0 which include a vast range of fixes, improvements and new features. Among the most urgent fixes is the update that addresses a vulnerability which could allow elevation of privilege if Azure AD Connect Password writeback is misconfigured during setup. This vulnerability allows an attacker to… Read More »

Azure AD Connect 1.1.443.0 (March 2017) released

After several versions released during the last months of 2016, there has not been much news about Azure AD Connect. Although Azure AD Connect is still a cornerstone in the integration of on-premises identity platforms with Azure AD, the Identity Team are most certainly putting a major effort in preparing Azure AD pass-through authentication and… Read More »

DirSync and Azure AD Sync tools approaching end of support

As announced by Microsoft a while ago, the DirSync and Azure AD Sync tools has been deprecated and support of both products is expiring. The announced time is approaching, and both DirSync and Azure AD Sync will reach End of Support on 13. April 2017. DirSync and Azure AD Sync have been replaced by Azure… Read More »

Azure AD Connect 1.1.371.0 released with support for Pass-through Authentication

During the last few days Microsoft released two new versions of the Azure AD Connect, first 1.1.370.0, and shortly after a minor increment to 1.1.371.0. Besides a fix for an issue in Azure AD Connect if port 9090 is not opened for outbound connection, the big news is support for Azure AD pass-through authentication and… Read More »

How to resolve AAD Connect performance counters error (Event 6313)

During a recent upgrade of Azure AD Connect I encountered the following error in the Application event log: Log Name:      Application Source:        ADSync Date:          05-12-2016 11:28:21 Event ID:      6313 Task Category: Server Level:         Information Keywords:      Classic User:          N/A Computer:      AADSync.adatum.dk Description: The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for management agent “adatum.dk”. Performance… Read More »

Azure AD Connect 1.1.343.0 released with support for Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2016

Microsoft just released the 1.1.343.0 version of the Azure AD Connect product, which is used for integration between your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services or LDAP V3 solutions and Azure Active Directory. Azure AD Connect provides identity synchronization for Microsoft Cloud Services, including Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365. The new version of Azure AD… Read More »

Azure AD Connect 1.1.281.0 released

Microsoft has released the latest increment of Azure AD Connect, which is used to integrate your on-premises directories with the Azure AD. The latest release contains a significant number of fixes and improvements, including changes to the *-ADSyncSyncCycle cmdlets. Full set of fixes: Changes to sync interval does not take place until after next sync… Read More »

How to resolve Mail Users not synced to Azure AD

In a recent support case, the migration of mail boxes from an on-premise Domino platform to Exchange Online was started, but the migration got stuck because the on-premises accounts, enabled as Mail Users, did not appear in “Contacts” in the Exchange Online Admin Center. Also, in the on-premises environment Azure AD Connect was present and… Read More »

Reference to msExchRecipientDisplayType, msExchRecipientTypeDetails and msExchRemoteRecipientType values

Integrating an on-premise Active Directory and Exchange organization with Microsoft Cloud Services will require attention to new elements and details. As an example the list of object attributes in the on-premises Active Directory schema differs from the attributes in the Azure and Office 365 services directory platforms. An example is three critical values that are… Read More »

DirSync and Azure AD Sync end-of-support

Although Azure AD Connect has been released for some time, both DirSync and Azure AD Sync are still supported for performing synchronization from an on-premises Active Directory to Azure AD/Office 365 – although Azure AD Connect is definitely the recommended solution. Microsoft recently announced that DirSync and Azure AD Sync are now deprecated and both… Read More »