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): 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): Filtering – Control which groups sync to O365

Hello again! Today, I wanted to share a simple scenario that I recently worked on to control which groups get synchronized to O365 (Azure). This is very similar to filtering with users. I am using one of the latest builds of Azure AD Connect and will be using the cloning feature of Azure AD Connect… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Filter Provisioned CNF Objects

Hello again!  Tim Macaulay here from the Identity Support team here at Microsoft.  Recently I worked through an issue where we had CNF objects that had fully synchronized to the cloud.  These objects were in some weird state in Active Directory, so our goal was to prevent these objects from making it to the cloud… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT) How to create a custom sychronization rule for attribute flow (transformation flow)

In support we see many cases come through looking to create a customized synchronization rule to adhere to different business rules utilizing the Azure AD Connect (Azure AD Sync Services (AADSync)) Tool.  Here, I am creating this blog to provide some guidance on how to create a custom synchronization rule inside of the Azure AD… Read more

Understanding userAccountControl management with FIM.

Before we begin lets look at the Attribute userAccountControl in Active Directory. You may also be interested in understanding the Bit Values for each flag that defines the userAccountControl of a user, the following site details what each flag is…(read more)… Read more

Understanding User Management – Inbound User Synchronization

Building on the concepts that we have previously discussed for Synchronization Rules Introducing Synchronization Rules – Part 1 and Introducing Synchronization Rules – Part 2 lets create an Inbound Synchronization Rule for User objects. In this example…(read more)… Read more

Understanding Group Management – Outbound Group Synchronization

This is the next post in a series of postings for Group Management. it may be helpful to read the following post: Understanding the FIM Service Management Agent (FIM MA) Configuring the FIM MA Introducing Synchronization Rules – Part 1 …(read more)… Read more