In Azure AD Connect, the sourceAnchor attribute connects an on-premises object to a cloud object. It ensures that a hybrid object has the same identity both on-premises and in Azure. After the sourceAnchor attribute has been set, it is best practice to avoid updating the sourceAnchor attribute value unless it…


In 2019 I answered a question on Stack Overflow about the difference between App Registrations and Enterprise Applications in Azure Active Directory. Two years later I still see questions about the differences between these two terms, as well as questions about how the term “Service Principal” relates to each. …


One Year of Riding a Peloton Every Day

I have ridden my Peloton bike for an hour a day since May 2020 and it is the best piece of fitness equipment I have ever owned. Before purchasing the bike, I deliberated for several years over whether it was worth the price, but I wish I had gotten it…


The goal of this post is to help clarify some confusion about setting up Pass-Through Authentication in Azure AD Connect and outline the steps for completing the Azure AD Connect Wizard. Stepping through the AAD Connect Wizard and setting up PTA may seem simple at first, but the tool has…


Over 300 people have asked questions on Stack Overflow about how to configure Reply URLs for .NET web apps in the Azure Portal. Reply URLs are a very simple concept, but their setup in the Azure Portal is not necessarily intuitive.

When you register an Azure AD application you are…

Marilee Turscak

Microsoft Azure Identity

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