Author Archive: Roy Apalnes

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Get-AzureNetworkSecurityGroup shows empty table

The purpose was to delete a lot of Network Security Groups (NSGs) using automation in PowerShell. But if we run Get-AzureNetworkSecurityGroup, it returns an empty output, despite having a lot of NSGs from creating Virtual Machines (VMs) in the Azure Portal.


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Azure, Azure Virtual Machine

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Identity Synchronization Error Email

Who receives Synchroization Errors by Email from The Azure Active Directory Team? This would be the Techincal Contact in the Azure AD Tenant. The other day I came across two emails telling us it was unable to update certain objects, because the…
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Azure Active Directory, Office 365

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Error 8344 Insufficient Access Rights

An Export Error within Azure AD Sync/Connect/DirSync/FIM/MIM when configured with Exchange Hybrid: Error Code: 8344 Error: Insufficient access rights to perform the operation. Exchange Hybrid configuration tests writeback from Azure AD, and needs the necessary permissions set by the Installation…
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Federate ServiceNow with Azure AD

ServiceNow have created an Application in the Azure Gallery to create a Federation Relationship and User Provisioning from Azure AD to ServiceNow. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/partners/servicenow/servicenow/ https://azure.microsoft.com/en-in/documentation/articles/active-directory-saas-servicenow-tutorial/   This also enables Role/Group Based Access Control to ServiceNow and Selv-Service Access Management, where a…
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Azure Active Directory

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Sharing Script with Github

I have started using Github for several reason, but mainly for keeping track of my script/modules, version controlling my scripts/modules, get contribution from friends and fellow comrads, and one day, perhaps I will get a PowerShell Module accepted for Microsoft…
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PS Module – Fill up Mailboxes

Send-PileMail, a PowerShell Module written to automaticly send emails to a set of Mailboxes, with the purpose to test migration throttling. We can look at Microsoft Technet Article on Exchange Online Migration Performance and Best Practice, but it doesn’t give us the…
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The WSMan Client cannot process the request

Proxy is not supported under HTTP transport. Change the transport to HTTPS and specify valid proxy information and try again. A Customer where using Web Proxy to Access Internet and Local Sites, so we had the Proxy Settings bypass all…
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Stand-Alone Exchange Hybrid Wizard

Why use a Stand-Alone Application for the Hybrid Configuration Wizard? To keep the HCW up-to-date without the risk when updating your Exchange Organization, because when it lives as a stand-alone application, it can use a stand-alone update service every time you start the wizard. The…
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AD User mismatch Azure AD User – Duplicate Anchor

Need to match an Active Directory User with an allready created Azure Active Directory User? Standard practice is soft-match where UserPrincipalName and Email are matching. Which requires Domain to be verified in Azure AD and if the AD Forest Name…
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