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## Update to AAD Network Communications Test Tool

Right before sending a customer the link for the tool, I decided to test it and noticed that I encountered an unexpected credential prompt. I updated the parameter name, and then added a new feature as well–a test to see if your tenant has the correct licensing to enable Password writeback. … [ Continue reading ]

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## Update to AAD Connect Network Test

While troubleshooting an issue for a peer today running the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard, I suspected that the environment might have an authenticated proxy in the way.  So, I dug out some code I used in the AAD Connect Network Test for Invoke-WebRequest.… [ Continue reading ]

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## Update to the AAD Network Testing Tool

Hey, all!  One AAD tool update deserves another!

Every so often, I check in to make sure I’m keeping the AAD Connect Network Test Tool as fresh as I can.  I’ve made a few changes to the way it works (hopefully which you all think is for the better). … [ Continue reading ]

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It’s been a while since I’ve updated this popular tool, and the need was brought to my attention by a peer who noticed an attribute being exported to on-premises AD (but failing):

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## AAD Connect, a dedicated resource forest, a custom connector, and a bunch of transform rules: a GalSync story (Part 2)

In part 1 of our adventure, we built an Azure AD lab to support configuring AAD Connect to work as a GalSync engine. In this post, we’ll finish up the configuration.  As a reminder, this is the what the overall solution will look like:

And, as I mentioned in part 1:

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## AAD Connect, a dedicated resource forest, a custom connector, and a bunch of transform rules: a GalSync story (Part 1)

A few years ago, I worked with one of my close consultant peers to build a GALSync-style solution for a big state government that was going through a divestiture from a single BPOS-D (yes, I am old) and a single managed hosted Exchange environment to multiple O365 multi-tenant instances. … [ Continue reading ]

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## Update to the AAD Network Test Tool

It’s that time of the year again! I’ve expanded upon an existing feature in the AAD Network Test Tool.

One of the prerequisites listed on the AAD Connect support page is to ensure the Turn on PowerShell Transcription GPO is set to Not Configured. … [ Continue reading ]

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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. … [ Continue reading ]

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## Update: AAD Connect Network Test Tool

I trotted out the trusty WireShark and Fiddler tools today and ran through the latest iteration of AAD Connect setup.  In so doing, I’ve added a few endpoints to the test:

$CRL http://ocsp.msocsp.com$RequiredResources

\$RequiredResourcesEndpoints

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## Update: AAD Connect Network and Name Resolution Test

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.… [ Continue reading ]

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