AAD Contains Another Object With The Same DN
Jan18

AAD Contains Another Object With The Same DN

KB ID 0001638 Problem I’ve seen this a few times now, I’ve had users that will not sync from Active Directory to Azure Active Directory (Office 365). When you look to see why, you will see something like; The Connector {Your-Domain}.onmicrosoft.com – AAD contains another object with the same DN which is already connected to the MV. Note: For the uninitiated, DN is Distinguished Name, and MV is MetaVerse. If you...

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The specified module ‘MSOnline’ was not loaded.
Jan15

The specified module ‘MSOnline’ was not loaded.

KB ID 0001637 Problem I was trying to do some Azure Powershell this morning, I’d executed a Connect-MsolService command and got a; The term ‘Connect-MsolService’, function, script file, or operable program. A quick Google for that turned up ‘You need to run an Import-Module MSOnline’ command, but doing that simply gave me; PS C:\Users> Import-Module MSOnline Import-Module : The specified module...

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Azure AD Sync: ‘Insufficient access rights to perform this operation’
Jan11

Azure AD Sync: ‘Insufficient access rights to perform this operation’

KB ID 0001636 Problem With Azure AD Replication, you may notice that you have the following error when you take a look at your connector status; Error: permission-issue Connected data source error code: 8344 Connected data  source error: Insufficient access rights to perform this operation. Solution Firstly ensure that the user you are running AAD sync under, has the following permissions on the ‘root’ of your local AD...

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Find The Azure AD Join Type
Sep24

Find The Azure AD Join Type

KB ID 0001597 Problem I recently did a post about Joining Azure AD. while working on that I found out there were two different Azure AD ‘States’. Azure AD Joined: Aimed at Corporate owned machines joined to Azure AD, (or CYOD devices). Azure AD Registered (Was called Workplace Joined, and still is if you work in PowerShell). Aimed at BYOD devices. Of course your Windows clients can also still be Domain Joined, or Simply...

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Windows: Joining Azure AD (AAD)
Sep19

Windows: Joining Azure AD (AAD)

KB ID 0001596 Problem With more people looking at Microsoft 365 (as opposed to Office 365), then the amount of people who want to join their Windows machines to Azure Active Directory is only going to go up. This is how to join your Windows client devices to Azure Active Directory. Solution  Microsoft have done a good job of hiding where you need to be, Start > Settings > Accounts.. Access Work or School > Connect. STOP! If...

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Forcing Azure AD Connect Sync
Aug29

Forcing Azure AD Connect Sync

KB ID 0001590 Problem If you are using Azure AD Connect, (AAD Connect) to sync your on-premise Active Directory with Azure AD (i.e. for Office 365), then there may be times when you need to manually ‘force a replication’ because by default it’s going to take 30 minutes between each normal ‘delta replication’ Solution If you are directly on the server that’s running Azure AD connect, then use the...

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