Update: April 13 2017.
See this post for adapting to changes in the AzureAD
PowerShell Module Helper Libraries
Recently Microsoft released the preview of the v2.0 Azure AD PowerShell cmdlets. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-ad-new-powershell-cmdlets-preview/
I’ve got a project coming up where I’m looking to change my approach for managing users in Azure using Microsoft Identity Manager.… keep reading
Another day, another piece of FIM/MIM experimentation. I had built a fresh MIM 2016 environment in Azure to test a few scenarios out. That all went quick and seamlessly thanks to some great templates and a few scripts. Until I came to create the management agent (the purpose of today’s experimentation).… keep reading
Usually when I’m writing PowerShell scripts I do it from a development virtual machine with a known environment state. However, yesterday I was trying to do something simple and quick and was writing it on my everyday laptop.
My script was using Windows Management Framework 5.0… keep reading
This solution on first look is quite random. A management agent that consumes a flat file (comma separated file) isn’t ground breaking, but when the twist is that the CSV file is in an email in an Exchange Inbox, it’s quite a different scenario.… keep reading
Forefront / Microsoft Identity Manager does not come with an out-of-the-box management agent for managing SharePoint Online.
Whilst the DirSync/AADConnect solution will allow you to synchronise attributes from your On Premise Active Directory to AzureAD, SharePoint only leverages a handful of them.… keep reading
A new hotfix rollup was released on the 11th of March Microsoft Identity Manager contains a number of fixes and some new functionality.
It appears that it also contains a new bug. Information about this came to my attention from Ryan Newington
The bug kicks in if you’re trying to run sync sequences on multiple MA’s simultaneously.… keep reading
A new hotfix rollup was released on the 11th of March for Microsoft Identity Manager that contains a number of fixes and some new functionality.
One new feature according to the release notes is a new cmdlet Add-MIISADMARunProfileStep
This cmdlet allows the creation of MIM Synchronisation Management Agent Run Profiles using PowerShell.… keep reading
This post is details my method for automating the creation of AzureRM virtual machines for use in a development environment. I’m using this process to quickly standup an environment for testing configurations on.
In summary this process;
Simultaneous Creating the AzureRM Virtual Machines for MIM 2016
For my MIM 2016 Lab I’m going to create 5 Virtual Machines.… keep reading
How many times have you wanted to Start or Stop all Virtual Machines in an Azure Resource Group ? For me it seems to be quite often, especially for development environment resource groups. It’s not that difficult though. You can just enumerate the VM’s then cycle through them and call ‘Start-AzureRMVM’ or ‘Start-AzureRMVM’.… keep reading
When using Forefront / Microsoft Identity Manager for provisioning users into Active Directory, determining which organisational unit (OU) to place the user in varies from customer to customer. Some AD OU structures are flat, others hierarchical based on business, departmental, functional role or geography.… keep reading