Azure AD Connect – four popular technical webinars are available to watch on demand

Want to learn how to optimize your Azure AD Connect implementation and find out what’s possible beyond the Azure AD Connect wizard? Recordings of four Azure AD Connect webinars are now available to watch on demand, free of charge.

Here are some quick links to Azure AD Connect webinar recordings. There’s more information about each webinar is below.

NEW webinar recording! Everything you ever wanted to know about Azure AD Connect but were afraid to ask!

In this webinar (broadcast in March 2020), a wide range of questions from participants are answered by our expert panel:

  • Andreas Kjellman (formerly MIM and Azure AD Connect Program Manager for Microsoft), James Cowling (CTO, Oxford Computer Group) and Hugh Simpson-Wells (Founder and CEO, Oxford Computer Group and Oxford Computer Training) – co-writers of our Azure AD Connect Masterclass
  • PLUS Microsoft’s Rob de Jong (Senior Program Manager responsible for Azure AD Connect)

watch the “EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT Azure AD CONNECT” webinar NoW!

“How MIM and Azure AD Connect enable hybrid identity” webinar recording

In this webinar (broadcast in October 2019), Hugh Simpson-Wells (Founder and CEO, Oxford Computer Group and Oxford Computer Training) explains why MIM and Azure AD Connect are as important as ever as cloud enablers. He addresses questions, including:

  • Why are so many organizations are installing MIM for the first time as part of their cloud identity strategy?
  • Is it really still necessary to have two on-premises synchronisation engines – MIM and Azure AD Connect – to support Office 365 workloads? Why might you still need MIM and Azure AD Connect?
  • Does AD FS still have a place alongside Azure AD Connect?
  • When will you be able to turn off MIM? When will you be able to turn off Azure AD Connect?

WATch the “HOW MIM & Azure AD CONNECT ENABLE HYBRID IDENTITY” webinar NOW! 

Two technical webinars

We ran a pair of very popular technical webinars in 2018 – our Azure AD Connect: beyond the wizard webinar in March 2018, and the follow-up MIM and Azure AD Connect: two sides of the same coin? webinar in June 2018.

In addition to presentations, each webinar recording includes an excellent Q&A session thanks to the large number of great questions that were submitted to our expert panel:

  • Andreas Kjellman (formerly MIM and Azure AD Connect Program Manager for Microsoft)
  • Jimmy Andersson (MVP Enterprise Mobility)
  • James Cowling (CTO, Oxford Computer Group), and there was an excellent Q&A session
  • …and me, Hugh Simpson-Wells (Founder and CEO, Oxford Computer Group and Oxford Computer Training)

“MIM and Azure AD Connect: two sides of the same coin?” webinar recording

In this webinar (broadcast in June 2018), our expert panellists (Andreas Kjellman, Jimmy Andersson, James Cowling and Hugh Simpson-Wells) – who together wrote our 5-star rated Azure AD Connect Masterclassdiscuss the differences between Azure AD Connect and MIM (including synchronization, configuration, automatic updates, reverse join, soft join, sticky join) – and why they matter. They also answer a wide range of questions from participants including:

  • Any directions on adding custom attributes in AD Connect?
  • Is Global Admin the only role that can configure AAD Connect, or is there any other role?
  • Is setting up another AD Connect running in staging mode the only option to have the backup/DR server ready?
  • What is the best way to handle country code attribute sync?
  • Is it possible to Create Self Service for Attributes in Azure and write them back on premise and, if so, do I have to change something then in AAD Connect?

WATch the “MIM & Azure AD CONNECT” webinar now!

“Azure AD Connect: beyond the wizard” webinar recording

In this webinar (broadcast in March 2018), our expert panellists (Andreas Kjellman, Jimmy Andersson, James Cowling and Hugh Simpson-Wells) – who together wrote our 5-star rated Azure AD Connect Masterclass – discuss what Azure AD Connect can do beyond the wizard. And they also answered more than 30 questions from participants, including:

  • Do you recommend configuring Azure AD Connect to auto-update, or should we perform updates manually?
  • Should updates be done regularly or only as certain needed features are made available?
  • Can you run password hash sync but still use ADFS?
  • What is best practice for backing up custom rules?

Watch the “Azure AD Connect – Beyond the Wizard” Webinar NOW!

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