Author: Allan Rafuse

Internal Client IP Address in the 411 Security Event Channel or in Azure AD Connect Health Service – #ADFS #WAP #Loadbalancer #AzureAD

ADFS is almost always configured with a part of it in the public facing DMZ and the server role in the corporate environment. If you’re using pure Microsoft technology for everything, it should just work, and your 411 events should show you the external IP. I’ve seen cases when using external load balancing where it appears that ADFS is working correct, but it probably isn’t working 100% correctly. For example, you always see the hardware load balancer’s IP in the 411. This is wrong and can easily be fixed! The Issue ADFS is fairly easy to deploy and configure,...

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Azure Active Directory – Problem Updating UserPrincipalName (FederatedUser.UserPrincipalName], is not valid)

Ever need to change an Azure tenants user’s UPN from one of your verified to another? This needs to be done for a few reasons, but usually this is done to migrate people between departments / sub companies in cases where their email has changed. Unfortunately, ADConnect tries to do this, but fails. How do we fix this? #PowerShell!

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#ADFS and Azure AD Authentication with a #Netscaler 11.1 acting as a Proxy

This is quite a rare scenario, but they do exist more than often in IT! After hitting one of Microsoft’s Azure/Office 365 landing pages that sends you to your ADFS login screen via Netscaler, you encounter a HTTP 400 error message after a successful authentication. Simple reason for this, there is a bug in the Netscaler software. Keep reading.

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How to Force a #SCCM Task Sequence to Fail

Task Sequences are used heavily in Operating System Deployment (#OSD), but they are also used to control the workflow of installing applications, migrations, updates and even patching. Just like any piece of work in the IT world, we need to go through a Dev, QA, Prod lifecycle while developing these. More often than not, even the simplest Task Sequence needs a little debugging. Perhaps in your own Task Sequence you’ve developed, or perhaps you inherited the Task Sequence.

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