Moving from On-Premise to Office 365 / Windows Azure – Part 3

Moving to Windows Azure / Office 365 Directory Sync to a different Office 365 Subscription for the same domain Overview: In my endeavor of setting up / planning office 365 migration, we always start with a trial subscription and finally when the preparation goes as planned, we realize that the trial setup is not good …

Moving from On-Premise to Office 365 / Windows Azure – Part 2

Error Re-installing AZURE Directory Sync Tool Overview By using the Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync tool, your company’s administrators can keep your on-premises Active Directory continuously synchronized with Azure AD. Directory synchronization is intended as an ongoing relationship between your on-premises environment and Azure AD. Active Directory synchronization should be considered a long-term commitment to coexistence …

Moving from On-Premise to Office 365 / Windows Azure – Part 1

Installing Windows Azure Directory Sync (dirsync) Tool Overview Office 365 depends on Azure Active Directory for authentication to all its clouds offering. Hence it is absolutely mandatory to prepare your users in the cloud before you start using any of their cloud services. Though Microsoft offers a free domain for each subscription, but they are …