Tag Archives: Identity Management

Azure AD Connect incremented to 1.1.119.0

Although the binaries was released prematurely a couple of days ago, the most recent version of Azure AD Connect, version 1.1.119.0, has just been officially released. Among the fixes is a check to ensure Azure AD Connect with password synchronization only accepts supported platforms, which is Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or newer. The remaining… Read More »

Microsoft upgrades Azure AD Connect to 1.1.110.0

If you experience issues when performing in-place upgrades of Azure AD Connect from previous releases, or discover that the synchronization scheduler does not work as expected, these issues can be caused by issues in version 1.1.105.0. Fortunately, these issues have now been fixed in the recent 1.1.110.0 release of Azure AD Connect. Full set of… Read More »

Azure AD Connect version 1.1.105.0 released

A new version of Azure AD Connect has just been released; 2016 February, build 1.1.105.0 This version introduces a series of new and highly sought out features, including the option to configure Domain and OU filtering during the installation wizard process, an automatic upgrade feature (only for Express configuration), and a reduction of the default… Read More »

Important security update released for ADFS 3.0

A new February 9, 2016 update resolves a vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). If an attacker successfully exploits this vulnerability, by sending certain input during forms-based authentication to an ADFS server, this can cause the server to become nonresponsive. The new update addresses the vulnerability by adding additional checks on input data during… Read More »

How to install and configure Web Application Proxy for ADFS

The Web Application Proxy (WAP) is a role service of the Remote Access server role in Windows Server 2012 R2. One of the primary roles of the WAP is to performs pre-authenticates access to web applications using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), and in this capacity the WAP functions as an AD FS proxy.… Read More »

Yammer identity integration with Office 365 now released

Yammer identities and the profile updates have been decoupled from the identity management and synchronization in the other Office 365 services, and setting up synchronization of identities to Yammer has required deploying and configuring the Yammer Directory Synchronization (DSync), a separate tool from the Azure AD Sync/Azure AD Connect used for Office 365. After the… Read More »

Resolving “Windows could not start Active Directory Federation Services service”

After installing and configuring the ADFS role on the primary federation server, the ADFS role is installed on the secondary federation server. The ADFS Configuration Wizard resulted in and error, which made me go back to the primary server to verify that everything was working – it was not … As the GMSA account was… Read More »

Speaking at CoLabora User Group meeting – 24. June 2015

The next CoLabora User Group meeting has been announced and will be held on 24. June 2015. I’m honored to be invited as speaker at the event, that this time will be held as an online event using Skype for Business. What is CoLabora? CoLabora is a Danish Unified Communications (UC) User Group, with primary… Read More »