DirSync can now be run on a domain controller

Microsoft quietly released an update to its Active Directory synchronization (DirSync) “virtual appliance” today – and now supports installations on domain controllers. This has long been an issue for smaller organisations that didn’t have a server to spare for running DirSync on. You can read more about the update here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/18429.windows-azure-active-directory-sync-tool-version-release-history.aspx NOTE: According to the…… Continue reading DirSync can now be run on a domain controller

Building your AD FS infrastructure in Windows Azure

As more and more organisations move to Office 365 and choose to implement Active Directory Federation Services – they often ask the simple question: “why are we deploying more on-premises infrastructure when the whole point is to move it all to the cloud?”. A┬ávery good question, and something we have been addressing at Paradyne through…… Continue reading Building your AD FS infrastructure in Windows Azure