Set ForceChangePasswordNextLogin to False for bulk users in Azure AD

Hello All, Hope all of you are staying safe from #COVID19 Crisis, Recently, due to COVID19 situation we start see some customers who never use Azure AD before to start using it in order to allow working or learning remotely, Some, of our customers especially the education sectors, start to implement a Cloud only environments …

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Change Azure MFA Method for bulk users in one shot – MFA Converter Tool V1.0

Hello All, Today I am exciting to announce the MFA Converter tool due to demand we see to change the Azure MFA method for bulk users, we see some scenarios where the admin need to change thousands of users MFA method to new one, hence we developed this script that can help tp achieve that. …

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How Microsoft can help working from Home – Responding to Corona crisis – Remote Access – Part2

Hello All, This is Part Two of this series, Part one can be found here which discussed how to enable MS TEAMS. In responding to current Corona Virus crisis, many governments around the world start locked down countries, which means that most employees will start thinking seriously to work from home. Searching over search engines will show …

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Azure MFA on-premise Server 8.x Version – Mobile App Service managed by Azure Back-end Now.

Hello All, Recently, Azure MFA on-premises server 8.x version was released, in this version we have a very important improvement as below, and most likely we may receive some cases from our customers the design totally changed which may surprise our customers J J, find below notes from my lab:   “Installation of the mobile …

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Securing the RDP connection Using Azure MFA for windows 2012/ 2012R2/2016 with RD Gateway and NPS server.

Hello All, In my previous articles, we explained a step by step how to secure the remote access (RDP connection) using Azure Multi-factor Authentication (MFA), at that time we mentioned that the same procedure can only applied to windows 2012 and earlier and it’s not supported to be applied to windows 2012 R2 and above. …

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Configure AD FS to use Email Address as Alternate Login ID – Case Study

Hello Experts, Recently, i saw some requests asking how to Allow AD FS to authenticate against Email address instead of username, to understand the concept more, let’s imaging below scenario: Customer have an AD Connect to sync objects from local Active Directory to Azure AD, usually when you deploy AD Connect using Express setting or …

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Azure ADConnect Export Failed with Permission-issue error (Insufficient access rights to perform this operation)

Hello Guys, while i am working in one of the ADConnect deployment, we faced an issue in the export operation with error “Permission-Issue” for some users as appears in below snapshot: from above console, when we clicked on the one of the effected users to expand the error, we got below snapshot with an error …

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Getting Started with Azure Active Directory Graph API

Hello Everybody, In this article we will discuss the concept of Azure Active Directory Graph API and how to start using Graph API. In local active directory, when any application integrated with local AD want to look up for objects in the directory it used Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) in order to perform the …

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Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication – Concept Overview

Hello Azure Lovers, In this Paper,we will discuss the concept of Azure AD pass-through authentication which will enable the organization to keep the users’ password in on-premises and redirect all cloud authentications to be against local active directory. To download the full document, visit Microsoft Technet: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Azure-AD-pass-through-d0c97543  Ahmad Yasin is a Microsoft Cloud Engineer and the …

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