Category: Hybrid

Moving from SfB Hybrid to Teams-only

Time to move from On-premises Hybrid to the cloud. What it takes and what could be the problems with the process? End of Life for On-premises versions Skype for Business 2015 mainstream end date was October 13, 2020. However, the…

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Hybrid identity and how to protect your users?

Hybrid identity in a trendy way to distribute your identity across cloud services. Identity has always been an important part in user interactions with services. It’s your unique identifier in the directory that you belong to. This theme can also…

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AAD Identity protection and Hybrid Identity

In the past years Microsoft made some excellent improvements for securing the Identity. One of these features was Azure AD Identity Protection and it’s proxy version to allow your policies to flow inside on-premises AD. It uses the same kinda…

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Azure MFA Extensions and Network Policy Server

Half legacy but half cloud. Many organizations use NPS for securing their wlan and lan traffic or just to authenticate user based on their location inside AD or group memberships. NPS is Microsoft radius-based access management solutions that has been…

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What’s new with AAD Connect V2 and why to migrate?

History of AAD Connect User synchronization solutions has been here for a long time and they have evolved all the time, sometimes faster sometimes slower. Middle of September Microsoft released a new main version from Azure AAD Connect and the…

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How integrate Azure defender with Azure ARC to multiple environments

So what is Azure ARC? Azure ARC was first introduced at Ignite 2019. Azure ARC enables you to manage servers in different realms no matter in what AD it is. It will allow you to use Azure Resource Manager templates though…

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Hybrid identity best practices

Microsoft has world-class Identity support for different applications and for different organizations. Microsoft identity can be used for SSO in most of the applications no matter where it is. And the base for this is a well designed Hybrid Identity….

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Modernize your 0ldSk00l VPN and legacy shares

Companies have had for ages requirements for connecting employees computers to organization network. In the past I have done these setups with Ipsecs, point-to-point tunnelings and recent year with Direct Access and Always-on vpn style. Between these it was done…

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Azure AD Connect family version 1.x deprecation On 31 August 2022.

Hi all, I just blogged about differences between AAD Connect and Cloud Sync Provisioning Agent. And today noticed on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/hybrid/reference-connect-version-history that Microsoft will be deprecating the first family versions of Azure AD Connect On 31 August 2022 “You need to…

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Exchange and hybrid identity

Hi again, Now to my all-time favorite topic, Exchange covered with identity and security. How many times have see the error above when running HCW as an Exchange admin, I bet many and we will get to this later on….

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