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

Support-Info: (AADCONNECT): How to merge a group object with a contact object

FOCUSED PRODUCT Azure AD Connect (should be possible with all builds of AADConnect – if you run into an issue, comment or email me) PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION The problem we are attempting to resolve here is how to take a Group Object from Forest A and merge it with a Contact Object from Forest B… 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

[AZURE AD CONNECT SYNC SERVICES] HOWTO: Control which attribute flows to UPN

  Problem Statement / Goal In this scenario we have multiple partitions selected in a single On-Premise Active Directory Connector  We want to control which attribute flows in the Metaverse Attribute userPrincipalName based on the suffix in the userPrincipalName.  One condition would have the On-Premise Active Directory mail attribute to flow the value to the… Read more