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Active Directory Azure AD Azure AD Connect

Azure AD Connect Force Sync PowerShell/ Synchronization Service Manager

Azure AD Connect Force Sync PowerShell/ Synchronization Service Manager. As a default, the synchronization cycle in Azure AD is executed every 30 minutes. However, sometimes, as an Azure administrator, you may need to make urgent changes to on-premises AD objects and want them synchronized immediately with Azure AD.  For instance, forcing a sync is necessary, […]

Active Directory Azure AD Azure AD Connect

How Hybrid Identity with Azure Active Directory (AD) Works

How Hybrid Identity with Azure Active Directory (AD) Works (Explained). First of all, Hybrid Identity is essential when an on prem Active Directory needs to be extended to the Azure Active Directory environment. Organizations implement this to modernize their existing IT infrastructure. This helps in management and employees’ demand to access sensitive organizational data. Please […]

Active Directory PowerShell

Install and Configure DHCP Server on Windows Server

Install and Configure DHCP Server on Windows Server is essential for managing network IP addresses. Well, DHCP allows administrators to automatically assign IP addresses to clients on the network, reducing the amount of manual configuration required. This service helps ensure that clients communicate with each other and access network resources. Well, installing and configuring a […]

Active Directory Azure AD

Domain Controller Security Best Practices – Hardening (Checklist)

Domain Controller Security Best Practices – Hardening (Checklist). In 2020 Microsoft released a patch that would fix Zerologon vulnerability that affected domain controllers. The vulnerability allowed attackers to gain access into domain controllers. How? By exploiting a flaw previously found in the Netlogon Remote Protocol cryptographic scheme. In turn, this vulnerability served as a further […]

Active Directory Office 365 PowerShell

Top 15 Office 365 PowerShell Commands (Users, Groups, Licensing)

Top 15 Office 365 PowerShell Commands (Users, Groups, Licensing). As a Windows PowerShell user, I am aware that using PowerShell for Office 365 administration may seem complicated to a lot of Office 365 users.  However, in my experience, despite of this, Windows PowerShell is an extremely useful tool for managing Office 365. For example, instead […]