By André on Sunday, December 2, 2018 7:06 PM

imageHere I describe how I changed the user sign-in method from an (on premise) ADFS installation to the Pass-through authentication with single sign-on enabled.

In 2016 the only possibility for a real single sign on between the on premise AD and the Office 365 / Microsoft Azure was to implement an on premise ADFS infrastructure with a public certificate, what I did for my environment.


By André on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:56 PM






Your Visual Studio is connected to Azure with a company account (of domain then you convert this domain to federated and the login doesn’t work any more. This article describes how to get the connection back!

By André on Sunday, December 27, 2015 10:40 AM

image You can use Windows PowerShell to turn external sharing on or off. Using the SharePoint Online Management Shell, administrators can now enforce new controls over how external users accept invitations. When enabled, the RequireAcceptingAccountMatchInvitedAccount parameter requires external users to accept invitations with the email account with which they originally received the invitation.


By André on Saturday, September 19, 2015 4:58 PM


In the past 2 years I worked a lot with Office 365 / Azure / Intune and all the “tools and features” which belong to it! So the time came to show my knowledge and pass one of the Office 365 exams!

By André on Saturday, August 15, 2015 11:29 AM

When you connect to your Office 365 tenant with the PowerShell cmdlet Connect-MsolService


you get a yellow message about a newer MSOL – module. Here I explain, how to update the current PowerShell Module.

By André on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:14 AM

imageA newer “Microsoft Azure” feature is “Azure AD Connect Health”  which allows monitoring your on-premise ADFS (ActiveDirectoryFederationServices) infrastructure from the Microsoft Azure preview portal. For this you need to  install an agent on all your on-prem ADFS(+proxy) Servers.

By André on Sunday, February 1, 2015 5:32 PM


At the end of the Azure Active Directory Sync configuration Wizard you have a  “Synchronize your directories now” checkbox. When you have this box activated, ALL user accounts from your on premise AD are synchronized to the cloud. This article shows you, how you can select the OU’s with the user’s to synchronize first!

By André on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 7:06 PM


This post describes how you can manage your Office 365 tenant with PowerShell. All the needed downloades are explained step by step. There are general O365 PS examples but also Exchange and SharePoint related!
By André on Saturday, November 30, 2013 6:20 PM


This blog entry is written (as an exception!) in German because people in English speaking countries shouldn't have this problem! Es geht hier um die richtigen Spracheinstellungen (im Browser und im online Bestelldialog) damit die SharePoint Sites in der richtigen Sprache und damit mit den richtigen Library- und Listennamen angelegt werden und nachträglich nicht Probleme mit Umlauten entstehen!

By André on Sunday, June 23, 2013 10:57 AM


imageWith Windows Azure IAAS you can easily create VM’s in the cloud. The easiest way to access them is to build a cross-premises  connection between your local (on premises) and the Azure network. You can do this by a site to site VPN connection. On the Azure side you have a VPN endpoint. On your side you can use TMG 2010 as your local endpoint.