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Awaiting Export Confirmation Error on Azure AD Connect

Some time the Active Directory object sync failed with Awaiting Export Confirmation Error on Azure Synchronization Service Manager, if it’s for short time then no issues, Awaiting Export Confirmation error will be changed to update when the next replication cycle complete the object Synchronization, what we can do if the status continue to show same … [Continue reading]

Azure Synchronization failed with “sync-rule-error-function-triggered” error and InnerException says sourceanchor attribute has changed

sync-rule-error-function-triggered error is due to the sourceanchor attribute has changed and why this caused the issue and how to Troubleshoot and fix the object which is not synchronizing to Azure AD, before that you have to understand sourceAnchor and immutable attributes and how this used on Azure AD symbolization process

Also Read: Understand how On-Premises Active Directory object get synchronized [Continue reading]

Understand how On-Premises Active Directory object get synchronized to Azure AD (Run Profiles Explained)

We all know Azure AD Connect Syncs your local Active Directory objects to Azure AD and this can be monitored and controlled by Synchronization Service Manager, do we understand how this is happens and role of each run profiles (Delta Import, Delta Synchronization, and Export), It can confuse you by reading the profile names, Just because run profile called “Delta … [Continue reading]

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

A user without admin role, accessing the Azure resource is normal behavior, in your on-premise Active Directory also work in the same way, … [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/stale 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

Also Read: Force Active Directory Sync through Azure AD Connect to Office [Continue reading]