Interesting, and maybe something you are not aware of:
If you want to use a third-party proxy for extranet access, this third-party proxy must support the protocol defined in http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/5/E/95EF66AF-9026-4BB0-A41D-A4F81802D92C/%5bMS-ADFSPIP%5d.pdf.
This support statement can be found here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn554247.aspx.
Busy time in the Active Directory team! Released today and therefore now GA, the new Azure Active Directory synchronization tool called AAD Sync!
The download can be found here http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=511690 and the documentation can be found here http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=393942.
Wow, the first time I read this statement: Azure AD is based on AD LDS!!
And, you can read much more about Azure AD insights here on http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2014/09/02/azure-ad-under-the-hood-of-our-geo-redundant-highly-available-geo-distributed-cloud-directory.aspx.
Yesterday, the Active Directory product group announced the first public available preview release of the new Azure AD Connect. Azure AD Connect is a single wizard that performs all of the steps you would otherwise have to do manually for connecting Active Directory and local directories to Azure Active Directory:
You can find more information about this first release and the download link on http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2014/08/04/connecting-ad-and-azure-ad-only-4-clicks-with-azure-ad-connect.aspx.
And another new download announced yesterday – EMET 5.0!
EMET 5.0 includes two new mitigation technologies: Attack Surface Reduction (ASR) mitigation and Export Address Table Filtering Plus (EAF+) mitigation.
You can read more about EMET 5.0 here on http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2014/07/30/general-availability-for-enhanced-mitigation-experience-toolkit-emet-5-0.aspx.
And released three days ago – the System Center 2012 R2 Management Pack for end-to-end montoring of Office 365: http://blogs.office.com/2014/07/29/new-office-365-admin-tools/
Great news from the Active Directory product group – The Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) for iOS, OSX and Android have reached General Availability!
Go to http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2014/07/21/azure-active-directory-sdk-s-for-ios-android-and-osx.aspx and read and learn more about those very important libraries.
Just Zarb shows how you can setup a Android virtual machine, based on the Android x86 project, to test the Windows Intune capabilties on this platform. Very easy and straight forward…
In case you would like to use your new Azure subscription with your corporate identity already synchronized to your Office 365 tenant, for example to let users to create Azure Virtual Machines or Web Sites, you should read the following article:
General information about the Azure subscription and Azure Active Directory (AAD) can be found here: