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Two PowerShell scripts to manage new VMs in AzureRM

Get started with PowerShell (PS) for managing new VMs in AzureRM, either by editing the PS variables or by prompting for input to the PS variables. After the initial infrastructure is created, see post http://itiscloudy.com/?p=1104 for how to do that, we can start…
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Publishing RDWeb/RDGateway with Azure AD App Proxy Error in Firefox

Everyone working with Azure Active Directory are used to have multiple browsers opened, in order to simulate mutiple users. And I often find myself even using In-Cognito or In-Private mode in my browsers to. At the moment I am running…
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Azure Active Directory, Windows Server 2012 R2

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ADFS Service Principal Names

ADFS prompts for credentials and successfully authenticates, but you receive HTTP 400 bad request or page not found with the address https://adfs.domina.com/adfs/ls/wia. This is usually because someone tempered With the Service Principal Names, and that can be for multiple reasons….
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Active Directory Federation Service, Windows

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Azure VM Status: Failed.

All VMs seems to be running healthy and there are no extensions with issues, but the VM still reports status failed. This is usually because the Azure have a glitch, which means it happens uncontrolled and for no reason, but…
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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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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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