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Import distribution groups to Office 365: Exchange Online with PowerShell

Today we faced an issue where a client needed to migrate their GroupWise distribution groups to Office 365. Since there is no easy way doing this we developed a PowerShell script to automate this proces. 257 more words


Revisiting the Microsoft Online immutable ID design decision

Some time back I posted about Azure Active Directory synchronisation using Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 and the Azure AD Connector. My focus was multi-forest deployments, but as we know this topology was required for several advanced scenarios too. 1,272 more words


Implementing Directory Synchronization

In an earlier blog I explained the differences between Cloud Identities, Linked Identities and Federated Identities. The source of authority (i.e. where the accounts are managed) for Cloud Identities is Microsoft Online and for Linked and Federated Identities the source of authority is your on-premises Active Directory. 1,953 more words


Office 365 AADSync : TargetAddress field for AD user object does not Sync

Installed the latest AADSync tool and discovered a number of things

  1. It is different from the FIM Sync engine for setting attribute flow rules. No room for custom code, although that was not available in the old DIrsync tool but now all those screens have been removed.
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Note2Self: Directory Integration Tools Overview

If you’re asking yourself the question which of the current directory tools to chose, here is some help:

I found this nice overview in the Azure MSDN library documentation: 59 more words


Cloud identities, Linked Identities and Federated Identities

When you are using a cloud service, whether it be Office 365, Facebook, LinkedIn or Gmail you are using a user account, and these are also referred to as ‘identities’. 788 more words


DirSync Synchronization Commands

Running a manual Update Synchronization:

cd "C:\Program Files\Windows Azure Active Directory Sync"
Import-Module dirsync

Running a Full Synchronization:

Start-OnlineCoexistenceSync -FullSync

Then monitor in MIISClient by running: 12 more words