Azure AD Application Proxy – Publish Internal Applications Externally Secure, No Firewall Req.

This has been an new feature that I have been meaning to post about for some time now, It recently went General Availability and is available to customers whom have Azure Active Directory Basic or Premium. Microsoft Azure AD Application Proxy lets you publish applications, such as SharePoint sites, Outlook Web Access and IIS-based apps,…


Azure AD Custom SaaS Applications for any 3rd party service.

It’s been a while since i last posted an article and that is because it’s been a rather busy past few months I must say. Recently we launched the option for your to create Custom Applications in Azure Active Directory which allow you to effectively create SaaS Applications for any website to which you want…


Microsoft Azure Weekly - Getting Started with Azure

I will be presenting the Azure Weekly :- Getting Started with Azure webinar on the 19th August 2014 on behalf of Steve Plank and I would encourage you to come and take part in the session, or on any of the other days that this runs on over the course of the next year. You…


Microsoft Office 365 Public Roadmap – Released

This is something that I am sure many of you are going to be interesting and monitoring very closely now, and I think it’s great that we are now publishing updates and planned releases to our customers. This allows you to get a feel for the developments that we are making to the service and…


Office 365 AD FS Token Signing Certificates Rollover & Trust Properties

Active Directory Federation Services – Token Signing Certificates still continues to be something that catches out a lot of people, especially in the Office 365 space. The aim of me writing this article to explain how the token signing certificate configuration works and furthermore what you should do in order to deal with this scenario…


ADFS Performance Statistics & NLB Requirements

This is something that I get asked quite a lot in terms of gathering performance metrics for AD FS and the quick answer is just use performance monitor built into windows as this gives you some good statistics, especially for AD FS on Server 2012 R2. furthermore, it also helps you identify potential issues with…


Microsoft @ EduGeek Conference 2014 (EDIT) - Azure AD & Office 365 Updates

I had the pleasure of presenting at the EduGeek Conference 2014 in Preston where I gave a brief overview into Microsoft Azure Active Directory & Remote App and I just wanted to follow up with a article which covered what I spoke about, provided you with further information and also some events/regular conference calls that I…


How to Delete Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD)

A few days ago an update was made to Windows Azure Active Directory part of Microsoft Azure, and I am sure that it’s one feature that MANY of you out there have been waiting for, you know when you went ahead and created that random named directory during signup, or a colleague signed up on…