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Office 365 – A new version of AAD Connect is now available

As you may be aware, AAD Connect is now the synchronization tool to synchronize your AD with Office 365/Azure Some time after the first GA release, a new version is now available. This includes: New features: Can reconfigure the ADFS to Azure AD trust. Can refresh the Active Directory schema and regenerate Sync Rules. Can […]

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Azure – Azure RMS Updates

Microsoft has announced some interesting updates for Azure RMS: Azure RMS Document Tracking is now available for everyone; document tracking will allow end-users to know what is done with their RMS protected document, getting report of who open the document with the results – usually helpfull to understand who tried to open it while he

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Microsoft Azure – Azure Active Directory Domain Services now available in preview

You may already Azure Active Directory which used (at least) by Office 365 to manage users and groups – either synchronized from your own On Premises AD or directly from the cloud. Now, Microsoft has announced Azure Active Directory Domain Services to deliver a more complete AD services from the cloud – meaning you do

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Office 365 – Phantom mobile device

I have been playing with the Mobile Device Management feature for Office 365 for some time already – since it has been in technical preview. I registered many devices running on different OS (Windows, Windows Phone, Windows 10 Tech Preview, Android..) but recently I discovered a rogue/phantom device in the Office 365 Mobile Device Management

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Intune – Azure Authenticator App will be mandatory for Android devices

If you are using Microsoft Intune as client and/or device management solution, you have to be aware that Microsoft will make the Azure Authenticator app a requirements for Android devices in September 2015. You can opt out this requirements using the Intune management portal through the Mobile Device Management\Android If you opt out you need

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Office 365 – Azure Active Directory Connect Installation

Following my previous post about the upgrade process from DirSync to AAD Connect (which failed), I decided to go ahead and uninstall DirSync to do a fresh install of AAD Connect. So let start a fresh install by accepting the license agreement   Then you have the choice to do an Express configuration – which

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Office 365 – Upgrade from DirSync to Azure AD Connect

Following the announcement of the new AAD Connect (Azure Active Directory Connect), I decided to upgrade my DirSync instance (version 1.0.7020). So the first thing is off course to get the AAD Connect tool either from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=615771 Then let start the upgrade…. Some details about my current DirSync configuration: Use OU’s filtering to define where

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Office 365 / Azure – Azure AD Connect is now available

The long waited new version (and unique tool) to synchronize your On Premises Active Directory with Azure Active Directory (and so Office 365 too) is now available This new version offers more options for the synchronization such as multi AD Forest support, simpler attributes selection for synchronization, richer identity scenario… And the icing on the

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Azure RMS – Gets updated to track protected files access

It has been announced during the Ignite conference currently at Chicago. Azure RMS is being updated to include a tracking feature allowing user to track access attempt to an RMS protected file, either successful or not. This new feature is currently under preview and is available to any Office 365 or EMS customers, after the

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