Posted in: Azure Active Directory, Powershell

AD Connect: The term ‘Start-ADSyncSyncCycle’ is not recognized

Just a brief post today to outline how to rectify an issue when you try and run a sync via PowerShell using the command:  Start-ADSyncSyncCycle -PolicyType Initial  and then you receive the error message:  Start-ADSyncSyncCycle : The term ‘Start-ADSyncSyncCycle’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script  file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that […]

Posted in: Azure Active Directory

Get started with Azure CLI

01/30/2020 Welcome to the Azure CLI! This article introduces the CLI and helps you complete common tasks.  Note In scripts and on the Microsoft documentation site, Azure CLI examples are written for the bash shell. One-line examples will run on any platform. Longer examples which include line continuations (\) or variable assignment need to be modified to […]

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CONNECT TO THE MICROSOFT GRAPH API WITH POWERSHELL

This article will show you how to work with the Graph API using a PowerShell module. If you want to learn how to work with the API with only PowerShell please visit this article: https://www.thelazyadministrator.com/2019/07/22/connect-and-navigate-the-microsoft-graph-api-with-powershell/ The Microsoft Graph API is a REST API provided by Microsoft for integrating and managing Office 365 Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business, and […]

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What is Conditional Access?

The modern security perimeter now extends beyond an organization’s network to include user and device identity. Organizations can utilize these identity signals as part of their access control decisions. Conditional Access is the tool used by Azure Active Directory to bring signals together, to make decisions, and enforce organizational policies. Conditional Access is at the […]

Posted in: AutoPilot, Azure Active Directory

Demonstrate Autopilot deployment

To get started with Windows Autopilot, you should try it out with a virtual machine (VM) or you can use a physical device that will be wiped and then have a fresh install of Windows 10. In this topic you’ll learn how to set-up a Windows Autopilot deployment for a VM using Hyper-V.  Note Although […]

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Create and configure an Azure Active Directory Domain Services managed domain with advanced configuration options

From Microsoft: Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) provides managed domain services such as domain join, group policy, LDAP, Kerberos/NTLM authentication that is fully compatible with Windows Server Active Directory. You consume these domain services without deploying, managing, and patching domain controllers yourself. Azure AD DS integrates with your existing Azure AD tenant. […]

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Create and configure an Azure Active Directory Domain Services managed domain

From Microsoft: Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) provides managed domain services such as domain join, group policy, LDAP, Kerberos/NTLM authentication that is fully compatible with Windows Server Active Directory. You consume these domain services without deploying, managing, and patching domain controllers yourself. Azure AD DS integrates with your existing Azure AD tenant. […]

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What is hybrid identity with Azure Active Directory?

From Microsoft: 05/17/2019 Today, businesses, and corporations are becoming more and more a mixture of on-premises and cloud applications. Users require access to those applications both on-premises and in the cloud. Managing users both on-premises and in the cloud poses challenging scenarios. Microsoft’s identity solutions span on-premises and cloud-based capabilities. These solutions create a common […]