Cannot start service AADConnectProvisioningAgent

  Recently I have posted an blog about HOW TO DEPLOY ENTRA CLOUDSYNC, go trough with that in case you have any deployment issues or to make sure you have followed the corrects steps.   This Blog is to give some insight on how to fix an error which generally comes during Entra CloudSync Deployment … Read more


  What is Microsoft Entra Cloud Sync: New offering from Microsoft that helps you achieve your hybrid identity goals for synchronization of users, groups, and contacts to Microsoft Entra ID. It accomplishes this by using the Microsoft Entra cloud provisioning agent instead of the Microsoft Entra Connect Sync tool. It can be used alongside Microsoft … Read more

Microsoft Entra ID to Deliver MFA Text Message via WhatsApp

In today’s world, the need for robust security measures has never been more critical. With the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks, it’s essential to safeguard our online accounts and data from unauthorized access. One of the most effective ways to enhance security is through Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Microsoft, a leader in the tech industry, … Read more

Pros and Cons of Azure AD Connect vs. Cloud Sync Connect

In the world of cloud-based identity and access management, organizations often face the decision of choosing the right tool for synchronizing their on-premises Active Directory with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) now Entra AD. Microsoft offers two popular options for this purpose: Azure/Entra AD Connect and Cloud Sync Connect. In this blog post, we’ll explore … Read more

How to give AAD Connect account permissions

AAD connect Installation During the AD connect customize setup installation, you will see the below window to enter the Service account cred. 1: Create New AD account: This will ask you to enter Enterprise Admin credential to create new AD connector account like MSOL_cer44rwXXX In AAD connect when you check Connector properties you will see … Read more

Hiding contact from GAL in Sync Environment

How to hide contact in hybrid/synchronized environment in Office 365. When you have Hybrid environment or synchronized environment where AAD connect sync your all users, attributes from on-prem to Office 365. How you can hide the contact from GAL (Global Address List). It’s a big challenge as msExchHideFromAddressLists attribute by default is set not to … Read more