Systems Automation Archives

  1. Changing the default container/OU path for Active Directory Users or Computers objects

    Ever wanted to change the default container that a new user object or computer object is provisioned/created in Active Directory?

  2. Understanding the importance of Containerisation and Docker

    For those who have worked with open-source technologies for some time would know that containerisation of apps and services is not a new concept. I was first introduced to the concept of virtual containers when Parallels formally known as ‘SWsoft’ and now called ‘Odin’ first released a product called Virtuozzo which provided a virtualisation technology that enabled operating system virtualisation. This was a platform…

  3. Changing User Principal Names (UPN) with Azure Active Directory Sync Tool (DirSync)

    In this post I want to document the process to make changes to a user’s UPN value when synchronising a federated domain from an on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory used by Office 365. Problem Summary: You want to update the user principal name (UPN) of an on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) user…

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