Updated Tool Roundup!

Hi! It’s a day ending in “y,” which means it’s a good day to update a script! Today, while on-site with a customer and running my AAD Connect Permissions script, I noticed that the logging output wasn’t as helpful as I wanted it to be. So, I’ve updated it with some bits for looking for…

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Update to the AAD Connect Advanced Permissions Tool

Woo! A day of updates!  I’ve made  a few updates to this tool, so hopefully you’ll find them useful: 2018-08-12: A reader noticed that the UpdateAdminSDHolder switch didn’t work ask expected when specifying the ExchangeHybridWriteBack OU without the ExchangeHybridWriteBackOUs parameter.  I have found and updated that!  Thanks, Mark! 2018-06-03: A large customer asked if I…

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Update: AAD Connect Network Test Tool

Update (7/24): I updated this since the last revision, so if you downloaded it prior to 7/24/2018, get the newest version. I began working with the product group on rolling in some of the network connectivity and testing checks available in the AAD Connect Network Test tool into the actual AAD Connect product.  I look…

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Update: AAD Connect Network and Name Resolution Test

Update: This tool has a new shortlink: http://aka.ms/aadnetwork Since the tool passed the 500 download mark a few weeks ago, I’ve started getting more questions (internal and external) about a few of the tests and checks.  So, I decided to update/refine them to hopefully provide better guidance. The big changes: Updated reporting method for TLS…

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Updated Tool Roundup!

Over the last couple of days, I’ve updated a few tools that I have published on the gallery.  Here’s the run-down: AAD Connect Network and Name Resolution Test I’ve been busy with this tool a lot lately, both adding tests and tweaking the way things are done.  This week, I did work with Seamless SSO…

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Update to the AAD Connect Advanced Permissions Tool

A few users reported bugs with logging that I have updated.  There was also an unreported bug when searching the XML generated by Get-ADSyncServerConfiguration for the connector’s AD user, which I have also resolved. You can get the updated tool at https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/AD-Advanced-Permissions-49723f74.

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Change from AD FS authentication to Pass-Through Authentication with Seamless SSO

Update: We now have some public documentation available for this as well, so be sure to check there, too! https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/fundamentals/active-directory-deployment-plans Imagine this scenario: You’ve been running Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) since before it was cool, and you’re tired of maintaining that highly available infrastructure (at least 4 servers) and the whole federation thing…

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