Resolving "Unable to retrieve proxy configuration data from the Federation Service" WAP fail (Event ID 422)

Recently I encountered a Web Application Proxy (WAP) server that was stuck in a failed state after changes to the ADFS backend service. In the Remote Access crimson log on the WAP server, an event 422 error appeared once every minute, showing that the WAP server could not retrieve proxy configuration from the ADFS backend… 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 »

Resolving Exchange Assistants "TransientMailboxException" error, Event ID 9041

I recently encountered a mail flow problem in an Exchange 2016 environment, that was being caused by the DNS configuration on the Exchange server’s network interface. The Application log of the Exchange server was flooded by event ID 9041: Log Name: Application Source: MSExchange Assistants Date: 10/6/2016 4:56:46 PM Event ID: 9041 Task Category: Assistants… Read More »