Azure Active Directory Sync – Beta 2 Details

Azure AD Sync Beta 2 includes new features, scenarios, troubleshooting tools and improves stability.

New in Beta 2

    • Selective synchronization which enables you to only sync attributes required for the services you want to enable
    • AD password reset with multi-forests
    • Exchange hybrid deployment in multi-forests environments which enables you to have mailboxes in Office 365 as well as in your on-premises exchange

Sign up for the beta here.

Azure AD Sync Optional Features
Azure AD Selective Sync












More details can be read in Alex Simons post on the TechNet Blog

Azure Gallery Adds Virtual Machines

Microsoft announced today the availability of virtual machines in the Azure gallery.

Azure customers can now use preconfigured VM’s or customize the VM’s from the gallery without having to build their own and upload it into Azure.

Some of the VM’s available include: