Configure External E-mail Warning

Security is the number one priority for most mature IT Service Providers. Microsoft is no exception. An often overlooked configuration parameter within Exchange Online is the External E-mail Warning. By enabling this option, all of your tenant users will be notified...

Azure AD Connect Group WriteBack

Groups writeback enables customers to leverage cloud groups for their hybrid needs. If you use the Microsoft 365 Groups feature, then you can have these groups represented in your on-premises Active Directory. This option is only available if you have...

Retrieving all Hybrid AAD joined Devices

When starting a pilot for Hybrid Azure AD join, it can be useful to keep track of the number of devices that currently are already Hybrid Azure AD joined. The most straight-forward way to do so is within the GUI of the Azure AD portal: However, when used for reporting...

Run AAD Connect Sync & Monitor Status

Depending on the size of an AD environment (and more specifically, the number and location of objects that are in scope to be synced), a delta sync can take anywhere between a couple of seconds and significantly longer. Checking if a sync currently is running is...

PowerShell Quicktip: list all Azure MFA-enabled users

Recently, I got a question from a customer to list all users that already enrolled in Azure MFA (through, for example, the url https://aka.ms/mfasetup. The following PowerShell code lists all non-disabled users that already enrolled in Azure MFA: Connect-MsolService...

Self-Service Password reset for Windows

Azure AD has the capability to enable end-users to perform a self-managed reset of the password, in case one does not remember it anymore. Configuration is fairly easy, and can be done both through Intune and by adding a registry key. Detailed steps on how to do so...

Selecting the right Subscription in PowerShell

When your organization has multiple Azure Subscriptions and you are entitled to work with them, selecting the correct subscription becomes an important thing to do. Different approaches exist. I will have a look at the two most straight forward ones. Using an argument...