In-Place Upgrading A Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller to Windows Server 2019 or 2022

Generally speaking, in-place upgrading from one server version to another usually goes almost perfectly, given that the upgrade path is supported. You can just mount an ISO image and go with it. But when the server you are upgrading is a domain controller. There are other things to consider before going ahead. Pre-upgrade First, if you have Azure (Entra) AD […]

How To Convert A Cloud Account to Azure AD Synced Account in Microsoft 365?

If you already have accounts set up in Microsoft 365 tenant before you synchronized between on-premises Active Directory and Microsoft 365’s Azure AD, you may want to convert these accounts to the synced ones, rather than leaving them as the cloud users. Assume you already have your on-premises Active Directory cleaned up and prepared for Azure AD Connect, here are […]

Setting Up Directory Sync Between On-Premises Active Directory with Microsoft 365 Azure AD

Microsoft 365 uses an Azure Active Directory to store and manage user credentials for authentication and permissions to access cloud-based resources. If you also have an on-premises Active Directory, you should sync them up for having central account management. The process of setting it up isn’t hard but it’s not easy and straightforward either. Here is a quick guide on […]