Update Obsolete User Principal Names in Office 365 Windows Azure Directory

It could happen that the directory sync service (DirSync) doesn’t sync the users UserPrincipalName correctly.

I had an issue where the UserPrincipalName from a user in the Office 365 windows azure directory has been made based on the user’s sAMAccountname. This wouldn’t be problem if as long the sAMAccountname is the as same as the UserPrincipalName, but as you can guess this is not everywhere the case.

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Handling user password change and expiration issues with Office365 and ADFS – Part 2

https://janikvonrotz.ch/2013/08/08/handling-user-password-change-and-expiration-issues-with-office365-and-adfs-part-1/

This is part two of my experience in handling the password change office365 architecture issue.

Last time I’ve built a simple script  to notificate the users about the status of their passwords. In the mean time we (me and another employ of the “vbl Informatik”) built a simple website for the office365 users to change their password.

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