#AADSync v1.0.0470.1023 released, with new features

Few days ago Microsoft launched a new release of the Azure AD Sync tool.

As mentioned in the AAD Sync Version Release History, this build adds the following features:

  • Password synchronization from multiple on-premise AD to AAD
  • Localized installation UI to all Windows Server languages

Get an overview and comparison for Directory Integration with Azure AD here .

  1. Azure Active Directory Synchronization Tool (DirSync)
  2. Azure Active Directory Synchronization Services (AAD Sync)
  3. Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2

The download location for AADSync (http://aka.ms/AADSyncDownload) has not changed, but has been updated with the new version.

Overview:

Note-to-Self: Microsoft Security Newsletter September 2014

Source: http://aka.ms/MSSecuritynewsletter

In this months newletter you’ll find guidance on:

  • Windows Phone 8.1 Security Overview
  • Windows Phone Security Forum for IT Pros
  • Create Stronger Passwords and Protect Them
    • Inlcuding  free online tool offered by Microsoft Research, called Telepathwords, for those that would rather have a randomly generated strong password created for them.
  • Two-Factor Authentication for Office 365
  • Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365
  • Configuring Two-Factor Authentication in Lync Server 2013
  • Adding Multi-Factor Authentication to Azure Active Directory
  • Enabling Multi-Factor Authentication for On-Premises Applications and Windows Server
  • Building Multi-Factor Authentication into Custom Apps

And:

  • Get Started with Virtual Smart Cards

Plus much more… check it out at http://aka.ms/MSSecuritynewsletter

Azure Active Directory Sync is now GA! #FIM2010 #DirSync #AADSync

Source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2014/09/16/azure-active-directory-sync-is-now-ga.aspx

New Azure Active Directory Synchronization Services (AAD Sync) has reached general availability.

Here are more details about this – and here is the related documentation.

If you just want to get started, just click here to download AAD Sync.

As discussed on the release blog post:

“AAD Sync capabilities in this release include the following;

  • Active Directory and Exchange multi-forest environments can be extended now to the cloud.
  • Control over which attributes are synchronized based on desired cloud services.
  • Selection of accounts to be synchronized through domains, OUs, etc.
  • Ability to set up the connection to AD with minimal Windows Server AD privileges.
  • Setup synchronization rules by mapping attributes and controlling how the values flow to the cloud.
  • Preview AAD Premium password change and reset to AD on-premises.”

Join Winsec and Azug for their next event "Developing and deploying Identity-enabled applications for the cloud" (29/09/2011)

(updated) with presentation link)

Please find the presentation of the event here:

Join the #winsecbe and #azugbe event “Developing and deploying Identity-enabled applications for the cloud” http://winsec20110929.eventbrite.com/

You are invited to the following event:

Developing and deploying Identity-enabled applications for the cloud

Joint event of Winsec (Microsoft Security User Group) with AZUG (Azure user group), targetted to IT professionals and Developers.
We will discuss security with Azure and how to secure your cloud.
Detailed agenda will follow soon.
We hope you can make it!
Really looking forward meeting you there!

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location
Sep 29, 2011 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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Blarenberglaan 3B
2800 Mechelen
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Access control on Azure Cloud applications

(note-to-self)

A few weeks ago Paul Paul Loonen presented a TechNet Live Meeting in Belgium on how to extend your Enterprise Identity to the Cloud,  focussing on what Microsoft has to offer. Topics include Active Directory, Windows Azure ACS and Forefront Identity Manager 2010.

Also followed an interesting session on Azure ACS (access control services) by Vittorio Bertocci.

Looking around for ACS, there is quite some interesting stuff out there.

Things you must check out:

And also:

  More to follow… (still collecting)…

Technet Live Meeting 2011-02-24: Identity Management in the Cloud

Source: http://be-id.blogspot.com/2011/02/identity-management-in-cloud.html

Next Thursday (February 24th, 2011), Paul Loonen will be presenting a TechNet Live Meeting in Belgium on how to extend your Enterprise Identity to the Cloud,  focussing on what Microsoft has to offer. Topics include Active Directory, Windows Azure ACS and Forefront Identity Manager 2010.

Register here for the Dutch language session and here for French language session,

To get your copy of the presentation, please check at Paul’s blog after the 24th!