Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Provisioning non-mail enabled user when joining on mail

Hey All, Tim Macaulay here from Microsoft Support for FIM/MIM/AADCONNECT SYNC. Interesting issue I worked on yesterday that I wanted to share with everybody. PRODUCTS INVOLVED Azure AD Connect PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION In this scenario, Azure AD Connect was installed/configured to join on the mail attribute.  However, we wanted to synchronize non-mail enabled user objects… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Object reference not set to an instance of an object when adding a new sync rule

PRODUCTS INVOLVED Azure AD Connect 1.1.561.0 Sync Rule Editor PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION In AADConnect Sync Rule editor when attempting to add a new Sync Rule, you may receive the error message “Object reference not set to an instance of an object”. ERROR MESSAGE Object reference not set to an instance of an object CAUSE This… Read more

Support-Release: (AADCONNECT): New Version Release 1.1.614.0

Proud to announce that we have released Azure AD Connect v1.1.614.0.  You can download it from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594 Build notes can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/connect/active-directory-aadconnect-version-history#116140  … Read more

Support-Info: (AADCONNECT): Provisioning with Non-AD Connector

APPLIES TO/TEST WITH: Azure AD Connect v1.1.380.0 CONNECTOR Non-AD Connectors Generic LDAP Generic SQL   NOTE Please note that this would be considered a “Customized Azure AD Connect Solution”.  It is not an Out of the Box solution.   PROBLEM SCENARIO AND/OR GOAL If you build an Azure AD Connect solution, but you do not… Read more

Support-Tip: (SYNC): Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service” error when you attempt to open the MIISCLIENT.EXE

APPLIES TO Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Synchronization Server / R2 / R2 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 / 2016 SP1 Azure AD Connect Sync   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION You attempt to launch the Synchronization Service Manager Console either by clicking on the icon on the Start Menu or by attempting to launch the MIISCLIENT.EXE and… Read more

Support-Release: New Release of Azure AD Connect (AADCONNECT)

We have release a new version of the Azure AD Connect product (1.1.524.0).  It is now available for download.  You can download it here. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594 NOTE Very important.  There are Schema and Sync Rule changes that occur in this upgrade.  AADConnect will automatically trigger a Full Import and Full Sync Steps. Release Notes: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/connect/active-directory-aadconnect-version-history#115240  … Read more

Support-Info: (AADCONNECT): Azure AD Connect Sync Security Groups

FOCUSED PRODUCT Azure AD Connect 1.1.443.0   Hello. The purpose of this blog, is to discuss the Security Groups that are installed when installing Azure AD Connect.  If you have been using versions of the Synchronization Service engine for a while, you may already be familiar with these Security Groups. These four(4) Security Groups are… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Sync Rules – Precedence

PRODUCTION USED FOR THIS BLOG Azure AD Connect v1.1.281.0 Azure AD Connect v1.1.443.0 NOTE: In theory, unless something major changes in the product, this will work for pretty much any version of Azure AD Connect. The versions above are just what I utilized during the course of this blog.   SCENARIO DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE OF… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Custom Synchronization Rules – (Testing)

PRODUCT USED FIR THIS BLOG I utilized the following Azure AD Connect builds for the snapshots involved in this blog: Azure AD Connect v1.1.443.0 Azure AD Connect v1.1.281.0 NOTE: This applies to all versions of Azure AD Connect currently PURPOSE I am writing this blog with the intention to discuss Custom Synchronization Rules in Azure… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): How to deprovision an Azure AD CS object

*** DISCLAIMER *** This blog has been put together for the purpose of illustration.  You may have to change certain properties to fit your specific business needs. *** DISCLAIMER *** PRODUCT USED FOR TESTING/WRITNG BLOG Azure AD Connect (Build: 1.1.281.0)   SCENARIO DESCRIPTION / GOAL Think about this scenario.  You have synchronized several objects to… Read more