Not so much of a blog post but more of an FYI to let you know that these reference architecture for Azure Identity Management (and other parts of Azure) exist. Identity Management - Reference Architecture Microsoft Azure - Reference Architecture
Microsoft's performance tuning guide for Windows Server 2016 organises performance and tuning guidance across three tuning categories:
I regularly work with multiple Azure Active Directory and Office 365 tenants, recently I wanted to utilise a domain that was attached to a tenant that had expired in December 2015, but did not know how to recover it. The various portals that you can utilise offer very little guidance. Azure Active Directory was a … Continue reading Recover a domain name from an expired trial Office 365/Azure Active Directory tenant.
Azure Active Directory Connect (AADConnect) is the tool that connects your on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory. At the end of the setup there is a rather unhelpful message asking you to run "AdSyncPrep:Initialize-ADSyncDomainJoinedComputerSync" Translated to English this means. (also see Update 20/07/2016) Open PowerShell and set your execution policy to unrestricted. set-executionpolicy unrestricted … Continue reading Azure AD Connect: Initialize-ADSyncDomainJoinedComputerSync
In an on-premises world the de facto enterprise identity solution is Active Directory (Directory Services) and in the Microsoft cloud it is Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
I am once again honoured to be a recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for Directory Services. Since first becoming an MVP in 2009, the Directory Services designation has evolved to cover many complimentary technologies and solutions in both on-premises and cloud solutions, such as traditional Active Directory to Azure Active Directory. Microsoft's rate of innovation … Continue reading Directory Services: MVP Renewed.
It never fails to amaze me how ones words and actions can directly and indirectly influence another person’s actions or even alter their career path. Over the years I have always tried to share my knowledge with my peers and the IT community as a whole and yesterday I felt rather humbled to receive this … Continue reading Thought Leadership.