Almost a year ago, in March 2020, I wrote an article called Microsoft stops basic authentication, now what on this site about Microsoft’s plan to decommission Basic Authentication in Office 365. The Covid-19 pandemic took over the world and a lot of projects were postponed. This was also the case of the Basic Authentication project at Microsoft, but the decommissioning is still planned although there are some serious changes in Microsoft’s planning. Time for an update.
Azure & Active Directory Center
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This is a 5-part series discussing how to backup and restore objects for Active Directory modules in Windows Server which is a critical component of Active Directory Monitoring for any organization.
[Applies to Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10 or...
Microsoft 365 tenant to tenant migrations happen very often. There are merger and acquisitions, e. g. when a company buys another company, and there are divestitures, e. g. when a company gets partially outsourced to another company. This three-part blog series covers all things you should be aware of when you, as an admin, get involved in tenant to tenant migrations.- Part 1 covers the discovery of identities, workloads, data, and security.
If you haven't yet read part 1 of this series, you can check it out here!
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Kerberos may be considered the old-timer of authentication protocols, but Active Directory still relies heavily on it. That’s why Microsoft is now using a new strategy to address vulnerabilities. IT Pro's may operate the same way they did before but might not get the same results as they once did.
Introduction to Identity
With organizations moving workloads to the cloud, they no longer have...
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a directory service protocol that is used to search for information within your Active Directory and a useful tool that can better assist you with Active Directory Monitoring. LDAP is used to search your active directory for information about users, computers, and groups within your Active Directory database. LDAP queries can be run from multiple different tools including PowerShell, ldapsearch, VB Scripts, and the saved queries feature in Active Directory Users and Computers.
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Active Directory Administration Cookbook, 2nd Edition
In this book, Microsoft MVP & Technical Editor of ENow's Azure & Active Directory Center, Sander Berkouwer will share the intricacies of managing Azure AD, Azure AD Connect as well as Active Directory for administration in the cloud and on Windows Server 2022.