Late in 2018 it came to my attention new functionality with the Microsoft Graph API for batching API requests into a single request. As I predominantly use PowerShell for scripting into Microsoft Graph parallel requests historically required extra functions to achieve something similar.… keep reading
What we know today as the Microsoft Graph has evolved over the last few years from a number of different API’s that were developed by different product teams within Microsoft (e.g Azure AD, Office 365, Outlook). That doesn’t mean the old ones have gone away, but it does mean that we can connect to the Microsoft Graph API and leverage the API’s we used to interface with independently.… keep reading
Update: Oct 30 '18 Also see this post that adds support for Microsoft's updates to the Microsoft Graph to include additional information about Azure AD B2B Guest users.
Earlier this year Microsoft released the Microsoft Identity Manager Azure AD B2B Management Agent.… keep reading
Update: Dec 20 2018. See this post that details the changes to the Azure AD Reports and Events Rest API.
Hybrid Reporting is a great little feature of Microsoft Identity Manager. A small agent installed on the MIM Sync Server will send reporting data to Azure for MIM SSPR and MIM Group activities.… keep reading
Since that point in time I’ve found myself doing considerably more via PowerShell and the Graph API using oAuth. I regularly find myself leveraging previous scripts to generate a new script for the initial connection.… keep reading
One of the foundations of Identity Management is the ability to join an identity between disparate connected systems. As we extend our management of identities into cloud services this adds a few twists.
A key concept is to use an anchor that is persistent.… keep reading
I’ve been working on a project where I must have visibility of a large number of Azure AD Groups into Microsoft Identity Manager.
In order to make this efficient I need to use the Differential Query function of the AzureAD Graph API.… keep reading
In August 2016 I wrote this post on how to use PowerShell to leverage the Microsoft GraphAPI and use Differential Queries. The premise behind that post was I required a Microsoft Identity Manager Management Agent to synchronize identity information from AzureAD into Microsoft Identity Manager.… keep reading
Microsoft Graph is the evolvement of API’s into Microsoft Cloud Services. For me not being a developer, a key difference is interacting with with Graph API using OAuth 2.0 via PowerShell. Through a number of my previous posts I’ve interacted with the Graph API using client libraries such as the Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory library.… keep reading