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How to change the folder name (path) of an AzureAD user on Windows 11

Hello, my name contains special characters and I was having unexpected behaviours of some softwares and I discovered it was given my user name special characters, so I am trying to change it. I have tested this solution, however as my user is an…

Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,581 questions
asked 2023-01-08T21:56:44.77+00:00
Débora 1 Reputation point
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:48:11.3866667+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
1 answer

Connector on premise via powershell or AdminUi not able to be created, organization does not have permission to create it

using powershell : New-InboundConnector -Name 'connetor name' -ConnectorType OnPremises  -RestrictDomainsToIPAddresses $true  -SenderDomains mydomain.com -SenderIPAddresses listofips can not create this config : Enabled: True ConnectorType: OnPremises …

Microsoft Exchange Online Management
Microsoft Exchange Online Management
Microsoft Exchange Online: A Microsoft email and calendaring hosted service.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
2,913 questions
asked 2023-02-08T15:05:58.65+00:00
dominicmart 0 Reputation points
edited an answer 2023-02-09T03:47:57.4266667+00:00
Yuki Sun-MSFT 25,076 Reputation points
0 answers

execute Catalog SSIS package from SQL Server Stored Procedure (SQL Server 2016)

Hi, We are trying to execute catalog SSIS package from Stored Procedure using EXEC [SSISDB].[catalog].[create_execution] EXEC [SSISDB].[catalog].[set_execution_parameter_value] EXEC [SSISDB].[catalog].[start_execution] @execution_id When I run stored…

SQL Server Integration Services
SQL Server Integration Services
A Microsoft platform for building enterprise-level data integration and data transformations solutions.
1,863 questions
SQL Server
SQL Server
A family of Microsoft relational database management and analysis systems for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
8,596 questions
asked 2023-02-09T03:47:19.9733333+00:00
Spunny 201 Reputation points
1 answer

Upload certificate credential to Azure Ad app via Powershell

I have an application registered in Azure AD that needs to be able access resources as the application, i.e., Application (Role) type permissions. The required scopes and consent are configured, and in order for the actual app code to authenticate as…

Microsoft Graph
Microsoft Graph
A Microsoft programmability model that exposes REST APIs and client libraries to access data on Microsoft 365 services.
607 questions
asked 2023-01-07T12:25:03.8+00:00
Sam Davidoff 1 Reputation point
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:46:00.5933333+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
2 answers

MSP created "company.local" then linked AD Sync to Azure Cloud (company.onmicrosoft.com) instead of our Default Domain name, "company.com". Now everything is messed up. How do I fix it?

After a cybersecurity event, we hired an MSP to assist with clean up and the set-up of a new network. Since there were many competing priorities, I allowed them to set up the new forest. I created the network architecture and disseminated a blueprint of…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,667 questions
Windows DHCP
Windows DHCP
Windows: A family of Microsoft operating systems that run across personal computers, tablets, laptops, phones, internet of things devices, self-contained mixed reality headsets, large collaboration screens, and other devices.DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). A communications protocol that lets network administrators manage centrally and automate the assignment of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses in an organization's network.
926 questions
asked 2023-01-03T21:07:44.75+00:00
Wamphyri 1 Reputation point
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:44:14.17+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
6 answers

How to fix notskrnl.exe orignated System Crash

Hello, I have been troubleshooting on my own for several months. Originally thought it had to do with Display Drivers, so ran DDU to get fresh install. Thought it might be fixed upgrading to windows 11, or even insider but still get the same behavior.…

Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,581 questions
asked 2023-02-03T18:50:53.29+00:00
Sean Pendleton 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-02-09T03:42:26.7433333+00:00
Docs 12,886 Reputation points
1 answer

Cannot Hide Distribution Group that is Synced via AD Connect

Good Afternoon, My company has a hybrid O365 environment - AD server that syncs to the cloud via AD Connect. Everything seemed to be working fine until I needed to migrate a few old distribution groups to O365. Long story short, I was trying to…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,667 questions
asked 2023-01-05T18:36:39.187+00:00
Joe Shabouk 1 Reputation point
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:41:57.1833333+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

Unable delete Public IP address

Error: Failed to delete public IP address 'Vinparking-GW-IP'. Error: Public IP address '' can not be deleted since it is still allocated to resource ''. In order to delete the public IP, disassociate/detach the Public IP address from the resource. To…

Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Virtual Machines
An Azure service that is used to provision Windows and Linux virtual machines.
4,614 questions
Azure Virtual Network
Azure Virtual Network
An Azure networking service that is used to provision private networks and optionally to connect to on-premises datacenters.
1,179 questions
asked 2023-02-09T03:41:14.8066667+00:00
1 answer

start page custom background blurred

when i make my start page have a custom background in edge its always low quality how do i make it look better

Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge
A Microsoft cross-platform web browser that provides privacy, learning, and accessibility tools.
1,345 questions
asked 2023-02-08T12:24:40.9433333+00:00
catmeow 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-02-09T03:40:39.3133333+00:00
Yu Zhou-MSFT 8,871 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

cosmosDB : how to see the records based on partition , using azure portal metrics

Hello, I want to see the records ( objects) in cosmosDB, for each partition. How can i get a view of that. In cosmosDB I have partition with sharKey as "part1", part2", "partN" On Azure portal, i like to see how much data each…

Azure Cosmos DB
Azure Cosmos DB
An Azure NoSQL database service for app development.
922 questions
Azure
Azure
A cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a worldwide network of Microsoft-managed datacenters.
160 questions
Azure Metrics Advisor
Azure Metrics Advisor
An Azure artificial intelligence analytics service that proactively monitors metrics and diagnoses issues.
68 questions
asked 2023-02-09T03:40:12.15+00:00
SOHRAB SHAIKH (EXTERNAL) 41 Reputation points
1 answer

How to stop URL firewall rules from allowing access to an entire FQDN

Hello, I recently added some URL rules to our firewall but they are allowing access to our entire FDQN, which I don't want. Users are being able to browse all of our www.au.edu. I see in the firewall logs that this is being allowed by that URL rule. …

Azure Firewall
Azure Firewall
An Azure network security service that is used to protect Azure Virtual Network resources.
339 questions
asked 2023-02-09T02:57:32.0633333+00:00
DARREN GRAVES 66 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
answered 2023-02-09T03:40:03.6933333+00:00
KapilAnanth-MSFT 9,316 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

Checking resource limits, quotas, and constraints using PowerShell

I am looking for a solution to check for resource limit quotas that have been reached in multiple subscriptions using Lighthouse. Has anyone found a way to accomplish this using PowerShell, Graph, or other methods? Essentially, I am looking for a way to…

Microsoft Graph
Microsoft Graph
A Microsoft programmability model that exposes REST APIs and client libraries to access data on Microsoft 365 services.
607 questions
PowerShell
PowerShell
A family of Microsoft task automation and configuration management frameworks consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.
120 questions
Azure Lighthouse
Azure Lighthouse
An Azure service that provides secure managed services and access control for partners and customers.
45 questions
asked 2023-01-24T15:23:04.43+00:00
Jason Crawford 0 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:39:35.6033333+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

facing "azure.core.exceptions.ResourceModifiedError: The condition specified using HTTP conditional header(s) is not met" while trying to download azure blobs using python.

Hi, I am trying to download blobs from my azure account using azure python SDK. I am using the chunks() method to download large sized blobs from containers. But I am facing the following error for large sized blobs. I have also tried several other…

Azure Storage Accounts
Azure Storage Accounts
Globally unique resources that provide access to data management services and serve as the parent namespace for the services.
1,568 questions
Azure Storage Explorer
Azure Storage Explorer
An Azure tool that is used to manage cloud storage resources on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
148 questions
Azure Blob Storage
Azure Blob Storage
An Azure service that stores unstructured data in the cloud as blobs.
1,424 questions
asked 2023-01-16T12:54:51.81+00:00
Muhsin Muhammed 0 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:38:40.5233333+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

Defender iot activation expiration

I have an on prem solution setup and i am trying to license my sensors and they are shwoing as expiring in one day. AFAIK our subscription is paid up and i am unaware of how to get a new license with a longer expiration period.

Azure IoT
Azure IoT
A category of Azure services for internet of things devices.
254 questions
asked 2023-01-31T23:17:12.78+00:00
Lindsey, Chris 0 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:38:02.3833333+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

How to track back down the Caller IP Address to workstation?

Hi, I am looking for retrieving user information from the REST API event details generated. I have uploaded a file directly via the azure portal and collected the event details as JSON object using azure Event Hubs. I have given the REST API event's…

Azure Files
Azure Files
An Azure service that offers file shares in the cloud.
779 questions
Azure Storage Accounts
Azure Storage Accounts
Globally unique resources that provide access to data management services and serve as the parent namespace for the services.
1,568 questions
Azure Event Hubs
Azure Event Hubs
An Azure real-time data ingestion service.
360 questions
Azure Monitor
Azure Monitor
An Azure service that is used to collect, analyze, and act on telemetry data from Azure and on-premises environments.
1,833 questions
asked 2023-01-25T11:23:29.4966667+00:00
Naija R C 0 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:37:11.71+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
4 answers

Remove domain controller with AD connect enabled in Azure

In my current environment, there is a VM running as domain controller in Azure, and it has AD Connect enabled to sync with Azure AD, this kind of setup doesn't make sense to me since this DC is not on-prem, so I want to move to pure cloud solution to use…

Azure Active Directory Domain Services
Azure Active Directory
Azure Active Directory
An Azure enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication.
12,769 questions
asked 2023-02-08T09:26:59.82+00:00
Rex Li 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-02-09T03:36:45.96+00:00
Rex Li 0 Reputation points
0 answers

Can I retrieve the logged in username from Edge?

I wanted to ask if there's a way to retrieve the currently logged in user from Edge; I have a web app and wish to retrieve the username for login.   There was a method used in Internet Explorer (ActiveXObject), however I am hoping that there is another…

Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge
A Microsoft cross-platform web browser that provides privacy, learning, and accessibility tools.
1,345 questions
asked 2023-02-09T03:35:43.89+00:00
Amna Alremeithi 0 Reputation points
0 answers

how to take RDP of existing Virtual machine with azure AD

Hi, we need to have 2 accounts set up to have administrative access to all of the Windows Server VM's, so that we can RDP to each VM, map drives between VM's, etc.  I'm not sure how Azure manages this, but there's already an AD domain, with the two user…

Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Virtual Machines
An Azure service that is used to provision Windows and Linux virtual machines.
4,614 questions
Remote Desktop
Remote Desktop
A Microsoft app that connects remotely to computers and to virtual apps and desktops.
3,067 questions
asked 2023-01-11T20:50:57.7533333+00:00
sultan 46 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:35:23.58+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
1 answer

How to fix session getting null when multiple user request at same time in .net 6.0

Any solution for "Session getting null when multiple user visit the site" Error? I analyze the iis worker process physical memory not exceed more than 3GB?

Internet Information Services
asked 2023-02-08T07:18:49.55+00:00
Shailesh Thummar 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-02-09T03:35:21.2866667+00:00
XuDong Peng-MSFT 4,576 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

AZVMExtension Error

Hi, I'm trying to import a certificate which is stored in Key Vault. I'm using below Script and receiving error $fileUri = @("https://name.blob.core.windows.net/wildcardcert/Certificate.PS1") $settings = @{"fileUris" =…

Internet Information Services
Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Virtual Machines
An Azure service that is used to provision Windows and Linux virtual machines.
4,614 questions
asked 2023-01-06T07:47:23.07+00:00
Umesh Vangapalli 1 Reputation point
edited the question 2023-02-09T03:33:53.71+00:00
Givary-MSFT 12,001 Reputation points Microsoft Employee