Azure AD Connect

On May 16, 2019 the Memphis Blues City Cloud User Group discussed AD Connect.  This live demo covered all the steps to have a successful deployment, thereby connecting your local users into Microsoft Azure.  

Topics covered were:

  • Purpose and History of ADConnect
  • UPN’s and Azure Custom Domain
  • sourceAnchor and ms-DS-ConsistencyGuid
  • Soft and hard matching
  • Installation Options
    • Can filter by OU or advanced options
    • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
    • To hash or not to hash
    • Password and device writeback (Hybrid Azure AD Join)
    • Single sign on (SSO) and local GPO
    • Welcome to the Metaverse
  • Troubleshooting (Windows Server AD and Azure AD)
  • High Availability (HA)
  • Rolling over Kerberos Keys
  • Get-ADSyncScheduler
  • Get-Command –Module ADSync

If you missed this user group meeting, we invite you to join us every third Thursday of the month.