Azure MFA over NPS MFA Extension

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/authentication/howto-mfa-nps-extension The MFA extension for NPS is the new way of integration if you dont want to host the MFA self-service onpremise. NPS is Windows component works as a radius for integration with 3rd party applications/appliances I just come from integrating this to F5 VPN/Portal witch and not tested by F5 team (while i'm writing … Continue reading Azure MFA over NPS MFA Extension

Field Notes: Azure Active Directory Connect – Custom Installation with Pass-Through Authentication & a remote SQL Server

Integrating your on-premises directories with Azure Active Directory makes your users more productive by providing a common identity for accessing both cloud and on-premises resources.  Azure Active Directory Connect is the Microsoft tool designed to meet and accomplish your hybrid identity goals.  It provides features such as password hash synchronization, pass-through authentication, federation integration, and … Continue reading Field Notes: Azure Active Directory Connect – Custom Installation with Pass-Through Authentication & a remote SQL Server

Field Notes: Azure Active Directory Connect – Express Installation

Integrating your on-premises directories with Azure Active Directory makes your users more productive by providing a common identity for accessing both cloud and on-premises resources.  Azure AD Connect is the Microsoft tool designed to meet and accomplish your hybrid identity goals.  It provides features such as password hash synchronization, pass-through authentication, federation integration, and health … Continue reading Field Notes: Azure Active Directory Connect – Express Installation

Field Notes: Access denied when removing Active Directory integrated DNS Zones

With Windows Server 2008 R2 reaching end of life in January 2020, many organizations have been migrating their workloads to Windows Server 2016 or newer.  This period is also an opportunity for some to decommission and consolidate domains to reduce complexities where possible.  I posted about an upgrade blocker when the File Replication Service is … Continue reading Field Notes: Access denied when removing Active Directory integrated DNS Zones

Field Notes: A quick tip on DFSR Automatic Recovery while you prepare for an AD domain upgrade

With Windows Server 2008 R2 reaching end of life in January 2020, many organizations have been migrating their workloads to Windows Server 2016 or newer.  Unfortunately with Active Directory (AD), an attempt to introduce a first Windows Server 2019 or version 1709 domain controller (DC) in an domain that still uses the File Replication Service … Continue reading Field Notes: A quick tip on DFSR Automatic Recovery while you prepare for an AD domain upgrade

Efficient way to retrieve work item details from a Linked Query using TFS API

Requirement: Retrieve WorkItems details of a linked query using TFS API Problem Statement: We can query a linked Query item using TFS Workitem Query language, But the challenge with linked query is, it displays only SourceId and TargetId along with LinkTypeId. It does not display other important fields like title, status, description e.t.c In Order … Continue reading Efficient way to retrieve work item details from a Linked Query using TFS API