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Recentley, I needed to set a new password for Office 365 users in bulk without Azure AD Connect. I needed to be sure that I didn’t give service accounts new passwords. In addition, this was for a multi-state organization and we wanted to set the new passwords one city at a time. I was able […]
Learn how to build email addresses to be synchronized with Azure AD (Office 365) when there is no local Exchange server available.
Run a Web search for GAL Sync and you will find a plethora of commercial tools made to do the job. Before you plunk down a giant wad of cash, consider doing it yourself with a little PowerShell know how.
Unfortunately, blocking the services most suited for transferring data between branch offices, clients, or customer’s companies doesn’t remove the need to do so.
You can have the most expensive software in the world or the cheapest, both have the same value if your employees won’t use it.
Recently I needed to reduce the licenses we were consuming with a particular cloud service. I was told that a couple of Active Directory groups served as the service’s ACL. All the accounts in question were disabled but the disabled status didn’t synchronize to the cloud service provider. I needed to remove all disabled user […]