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Microsoft Connect is a platform and online solution that enables collaboration to improve and build the best in class products and services. Below you will find info on our current public programs available for download and/or providing input. We hope you enjoy your experience, and appreciate your interest and participation. 



Azure Active Directory PowerShell with Modern Authentication

We are happy to announce both the Public Preview and GA versions of modern authentication to the Azure Active Directory PowerShell Module. Previous iterations of the AAD PowerShell took a dependency on authentication through the Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant. Modern authentication uses the Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) to bring a better sign-in experience for the user, with more advance authentication options like multi-factor authentication (MFA). Now when administering your Office 365 Subscription or Azure Active Directory Tenant, you can expect the same great sign-in experience you currently have with your other Office 365 products. 

Our specific goals are to enable users who have accounts protected with MFA to authenticate and use AAD PowerShell, while minimizing the number of changes to the existing cmdlets. You should notice no differences when using the new PowerShell module after you have authenticated, but we have made a few changes to the initial Connect-MSOLService cmdlet:

  1. We have removed the Connect-MSOLService –CurrentCredentials parameter for the time being.
  2. We have added a new parameter: Connect-MSOLService –AccessToken where you can sign in to AAD PowerShell by providing an AAD Access Token that you have acquired elsewhere.

Over the last couple releases, additional updates have inlcuded both new and modified cmdlets. Please go to our program landing page to view the full list of changes.

We look forward to hearing your feedback.

Try it out! (go to Downloads - Release Notes included).


Welcome to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 June Community Technology Preview. (for download only)

Use of this material is subject to a program agreement, EULA and all the documents that are part of this package.

Make sure to read the documentation before installing the product and visit this Connect site again for updates.

These CTPs are intended solely for integration testing and to help us gather community feedback on specific changes or scenarios. As such these previews are for evaluation use only, and are not licensed, supported or intended for production use.  If you need updates for a production deployment of MIM, please contact your Microsoft support representative to ensure you have the latest hotfix for MIM 2016.

You can provide your feedback via aadmimfeedback@microsoft.com.


Download MIM 2016 June Update


Windows Server Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) V3.2 (for download only)

The Windows Server Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) V3.2 is a free utility that allows you to migrate objects (users, computers, groups, etc.) from one Windows Server Active Directory domain/forest to another.  Please select the appropriate link below to begin downloading the version of ADMT and/or the Password Export Server (PES) that is suitable for your platform and locale.

Download the Windows Server Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) V3.2.


Workplace Join for Windows 7 (for download and/or providing input)

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Federation Services, customers can set conditional access policies based on known devices. This package is necessary to allow Overview: Join to Workplace from Any Device for SSO and Seamless Second Factor Authentication across Company Applications.

Domain joined Windows 7 machines access to resources that are protected by these policies. For more information on Workplace Join, see Workplace Join for Windows 7 is available for machines that have been joined to an Active Directory Domain. These are typically corporate-owned machines that have been provided to information workers. You must also deploy Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and enable the Device Registration Service (DRS). For more information on deploying Active Directory Federation Services see, Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS Deployment Guide.