Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): How to insert the TargetAddress Attribute Value into the ProxyAddresses list

PRODUCTS INVOLVED Microsoft Azure AD Connect Sync (AADCONNECT) PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION The goal here is to update the proxyAddresses attribute on a User and/or Contact object with the value that is in the targetAddress attribute only if the proxyAddresses attribute does not contain a primary SMTP.  This should only happen for objects that are coming… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): 0x80230307 (The dimage indicates an add operation, but the image already exists

Hey all, Tim Macaulay here again to share some an interesting issue that I recently worked. PRODUCTS INVOLVED Microsoft Azure AD Connect 1.1.524.0 Number of Connectors: 2 NOTE: Please note, that there is a later build of Microsoft Azure AD Connect available for download in 1.1.649.0. You can download that build here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51495   PROBLEM… Read more

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: (DATABASE): What SQL Server is hosting my FIM/MIM database

The purpose of this blog is to provide the registry keys that identify where the FIM/MIM Databases are located.  The complicated one is going to be the SharePoint 2010, 2013 User Profile Sync Service, as that one is compiled into a DLL that hosts that information. Here are the registry keys: FIM SERVICE DATABASES HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\FIMService… 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-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