If you need to ensure that users have the correct Office 365 licenses assigned, and that licenses are automatically revoked as users are deprovisioned, then look to a third-party solution, such as Softerra Adaxes, to automating licensing.
Delegating access to Active Directory (AD) usually involves deciding which permissions to assign users so that they can perform a restricted set of tasks. However, providing access to AD also requires you to think about the appropriate management tool and user interface.
Successful, effective auditing is essential for the compliance and security of your network, but the complexity of Active Directory (AD) can present a roadblock. Find out what you need to ask when evaluating AD monitoring tools.
Due to the nature of the tasks Active Directory (AD) performs as an identity management solution, inactive objects are not only an inconvenience, cluttering the directory with outdated and unused objects, but also pose a security risk. Third-party AD management solutions, such as Softerra Adaxes, can take much of the risk out of the process.
Russell Smith shows you how to configure Azure Active Directory (AAD) Domain Services and connect it to your AAD tenant.
Manually setting up users in Active Directory is not only tedious, but also error prone. PowerShell alone doesn’t provide an easy way to create new AD user accounts. Learn about another option that saves time and money by reducing downtime for users and the workload for HR and IT.
Get insight into the generally available Azure Active Directory (AAD) Domain Services and the changes that have been made to the managed service since it previewed.
Learn how to change which users can have their account credentials cached on read-only domain controllers (RODC).
In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to deploy a Windows Server 2012 R2 Read Only Domain Controller (RODC).
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to create AD groups using PowerShell, how to add parameters when creating an AD group using the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE), and then modify (or remove) AD group membership using PowerShell.
Learn how to resolve the “Namespace is already defined” Group Policy error in Windows 10.
PowerShell expert Jeff Hicks wraps up his lesson on managing Active Directory OUs with PowerShell by showing you how to move and delete them.
What is Azure Active Directory, and why is it convenient for the enterprise? In this post, we take a closer look at the feature.