Azure Active Directory – Registered Devices are not synched between Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

Following my previous post about this feature in preview on Azure Active Directory allowing you to set up Join Workplace / Register Devices – see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=609, I ran into an issue. Registered devices are not synched between AD and AAD; devices registered on AD do not show up on Azure portal and device registered on AAD are not synched back on AD.   On the directory sync tool, it shows…

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Office 365 / Exchange Online – Exchange 2013 Hybrid mode updated to automate OAuth authentication method support

Today, I have upgraded my Exchange 2013 deployment by installing the latest CU – CU 6 available for download here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44022 Then I wanted to updated my hybrid configuration with Office 365, so I connect to my ECP and start the HCW to update the settings. At the end of the HCW, I discovered that the wizard has been updated to simplify OAuth authentication configuration which was done manually previously…

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Office 365 / Office Mobile – SharePoint site content is not updated correctly on Office Mobile

UPDATE 21/08/2014 – I have been informed that this occurs also on Office Mobile on iPhone Recently, I discovered that the SharePoint Online site content displayed on Office Mobile – running on Windows Phone 8.1, it not correctly updated, still showing deleted items or wrong items numbers (as shown below). This occurs even if you remove the site from Office Mobile and then re add it. I initially saw it…

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Azure – Use Windows Azure Multi Factor Authentication to secure your on premises application and with your ADFS

As you may already know, Office 365 has introduced the use of multi factor authentication (MFA) few time ago. This feature is based on Microsoft Azure Active Directory Multi Factor service and allow you to setup additional authentication methods to secure the access to your Office 365 tenant. This works also perfectly fine if you have federated your Office 365 tenant with your internal Active Directory; in this case, the…

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Office 365 – You can now define the cloud user password

As you may already know, since the first release of Office 365, when you create a cloud user account, the system automatically generates a temporary password. Now, you can also choose to set the user password when you create a new cloud user account. To do so, just click on the Type password link shown in the Create new user account window   This does not change the fact this…

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Microsoft Azure / SharePoint Online – Error when installing PowerShell module: PowerShell 3.0 is required

Recently, I ran into an interesting error trying to install SharePoint Online PowerShell Module or Microsoft Azure PowerShell modules. The setup program said “PowerShell 3.0 is required”, while off course this has been already enabled on my Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 R2 installation as all other online services PowerShell modules have been installed, including the Online Sign In Assistant which also require PowerShell 3.0 I also add another…

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Exchange – Mobile Device Stuck in Quarantine

Recently, I just found an old device put in quarantine on my Exchange environment (ECP\Mobile\Mobile Device Access). Initially this was normal because I applied mobile device policy to put in quarantine all new mobile device – using ActivSync protocol to connect to the Exchange mailbox. In this case, I don’t know why it was not approved (or rejected), and it was stuck in quarantine since July 2013. Quite a long…

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