Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) is a management tool that provides a graphical user interface for managing and organizing the elements of a Windows Active Directory (AD) domain. Key functions include user, group, organizational unit, and computer management, as well as control of security and permissions and trust relationships between domains. ADUC provides system administrators with a centralized interface, simplifying complex tasks and enhancing the security of Windows environments.
Azure AD Connect offers organizations the power of hybrid identity solutions, providing a seamless bridge between on-premises Active Directory and Azure Active Directory. This guide will introduce the functions and features of Azure AD Connect, from understanding its core purpose to configuring it securely. With this information, you’ll have the knowledge needed to set up and maintain a robust hybrid identity solution.
Few tools are as crucial and multifaceted as Group Policy within the context of Active Directory (AD) — though it often goes underutilized. For system administrators and network managers, mastering Group Policy is a powerful tool that should never be overlooked. This article will take you through the landscape of Group Policy, offering a comprehensive and all-inclusive breakdown of its principles, capabilities, and applications within the robust framework of Active Directory.
Microsoft recently announced changes to Azure Active Directory. Today’s article covers the changes, providing sources for considerations, and how Exoprise’s service solutions will be affected.
There are many possible reasons why you may want to know the difference between Active Directory and Azure AD. Maybe you've just migrated from Microsoft Office to Office 365. You might be moving on-prem virtual machines into Azure. Or perhaps you're developing a greenfield cloud-native app that won't be connected to your on-prem resources at all.
When Azure AD is configured to record Sign-In activity, Kusto KQL can be used to gain valuable insights. This blog walks through common needs and shows how to visualize them in SquaredUp. Ruben Zimmermann is an Infrastructure Architect at a large manufacturing company who likes Azure, KQL, PowerShell and, still, SCOM.