(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure AD Connect 1.1 is now GA


Today’s Tip…

Huge updates come to the latest installment of Azure AD Connect. Get Azure AD Connect 1.1 now to take advantage of the improvements.

Here are the highlights…

  • Reduction in the sync interval to keep your Azure AD in sync with AD on-premises more quickly. Moved from every 3 hours to 30 minutes.
  • Support for automatic upgrades with Express Settings only. That’s rights, no more having to install the latest as it will automatically upgrade.
  • Modern Authentication protocol now supported. This means MFA is now supported as well as temporary admins leveraging Azure PIM.
  • Support for Domain and OU filtering within the wizard.
  • Changing users sign in methods. It is now possible to change the method through the Azure AD Connect wizard. Just run the installation wizard again to change the sign-in option.

For more information about this release, check out the official announcement here…

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ad/2016/02/18/azure-ad-connect-1-1-is-now-ga-faster-sync-times-automatic-upgrades-and-more/


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