Author Archives: ganesamoorthy s

How to Block user access to Azure portal

If you want to restrict portal.azure.com access to the normal users and you don’t want users to browse and see Azure resources, you can block the access by configuring restrict users to Azure Active Directory Administration Portal

User without admin role, accessing the Azure resource is normal behavior, in your premise Active Directory also work in same way, newly created … [Continue reading]

Best practice steps to blocking and archiving users in Azure AD and Exchange hybrid environment (Azure AD Housekeeping)

If I put it in different way, How to do Housekeeping of unused or unwanted user accounts on Azure AD and Exchange hybrid environment, you may have existing process in place for the accounts in Active Directory, Just needs to understand and consider couple of important steps related to Azure AD and Azure AD connect(AADC)

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The User Profile Service service failed the login. User profile can’t be loaded during the first login on Windows 10

New User Profile Error in Windows 10, when a newly created user try to login to Windows 10 Workstation, it failed with below error and User Profile Cant be loaded, this issue also seen on Windows 7, 8 and windows server 2008/2012 R2/2016 Operating systems, Will discuss why this issue happening and how to fix the issue

Also Read: Reconfigure [Continue reading]

Microsoft Online Reporting MonitoringAgent.Startup consumes all of the CPU resources on Azure AD Connect

On Azure AD Connect/Office 365 sync utility “Microsoft Online Reporting MonitoringAgent.Startup” utilize high CPU resources (almost 100%) which make the Azure AD Connect server hung, if issue started after installing the latest cumulative update which is causing Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor use all available CPU resource

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Force Active Directory Sync through Azure AD Connect to Office 365/Azure with console and Powershell Commands

By default Azure AD Connect performing sync every 30 minutes and you don’t want to force the Sync as the time interval is very less, you can wait for next replication cycle, still you can do it if you want to

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Power-shell command to check Azure AD sync scheduler

To check current configured sync … [Continue reading]

Powershell command to the Get Account expiration date, Extract user list which expire in a week time

Normally account expire will be configured for contract users for a specific dates, if they contract get extended then same needs to be updated on there Active Directory user accounts to avoid account get expired, to track this quite difficult and recently our first level team asked a script to give the list of users going to expire in next … [Continue reading]