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How to automate Azure AD tasks with PowerShell

In the cloud-based world, managing Azure Active Directory (AD) is essential. However, manual management of users, groups, and access can be time-consuming. This is where PowerShell Automation comes to the rescue. This guide explores how PowerShell can be leveraged by IT professionals to streamline Azure AD tasks, such as automating user account, group, and permission administration. PowerShell…
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Best practices for managing groups in Azure AD

Azure Active Directory (AD) groups are pivotal in cloud identity and access management (IAM). They facilitate granting appropriate permissions to the right users for the required resources. However, effective group management is essential for maintaining security and a positive user experience within your Azure AD environment. This article outlines a series of best practices to ensure your Azure…
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How to automate user lifecycle management with Azure AD

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) offers a robust solution for automating error-prone manual processes, such as onboarding, moving, and offboarding. This article explores the functionalities within Azure AD that enable automated user lifecycle management (ULM). Why automate ULM with Azure AD? Automating ULM with Azure AD offers several benefits: Reduced errors: Predefined rules and automated data…
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How to manage device identities with Azure AD

When a device is registered with Azure AD, it gets a unique identifier known as a Device Identity. Administrators use this identity to gain insights into the device’s configuration, capabilities, and security posture, enabling access to necessary resources, applications, and data. Azure AD provides a centralized hub for identity control, allowing organizations to customize security measures…
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How to configure Windows LAPS via Azure AD

This blog will guide you through setting up Windows Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) smoothly with Azure Active Directory (AD). We’ll take you through each step, making sure your system is updated with the newest Microsoft Intune features for easy management. Intune, short for Microsoft Intune, is a cloud-based service that enables organizations to manage devices, applications…
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How to configure Azure AD Connect for hybrid identities

By making it easier for on-premises directories to synchronise with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Azure AD Connect helps enterprises manage hybrid identities throughout their environments. For Azure AD Domain Services to allow hybrid identities, additional configuration steps must be taken during integration with Azure AD Connect. This tutorial offers a thorough tour of setting up Azure AD…
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How to configure Azure AD Connect for non-routable domains

Azure AD Connect is a crucial tool for synchronizing on-premises directories with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When dealing with non-routable domain names, such as those used in private network environments, additional configuration steps are necessary to ensure successful synchronization. This guide outlines the process of configuring Azure AD Connect to support non-routable domain…
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Implementing Azure AD Connect in a multi-forest environment

This is a thorough how-to for setting up Azure AD Connect in a multi-forest setting. You will find detailed instructions for setting up Azure AD Connect so that numerous AD forests are synchronised with Azure AD. We’ll concentrate on making sure that synchronisation runs smoothly across several forests and that their Azure AD environment has a uniform user experience.   What is Azure AD…
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How to verify DC functionality as a Global Catalog server?

Before verifying if a Domain Controller (DC) is a Global Catalog (GC) server, it’s essential to grasp these concepts: What is a Domain Controller ? A Domain Controller is a server in a Microsoft Active Directory environment that authenticates and enforces security policies for users and computers. What is a Global Catalog server ? A Global Catalog server is a DC that contains a…
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How to raise AD forest functional level

What are Functional Levels? An Active Directory functional level determines what capabilities of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) are available for a particular forest or domain. The functional levels are specified in terms of Windows Server versions, as each version update brings with it a host of new AD DS functionalities. Functional levels have to be specified because their…
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