Category Archives: Azure AD

Checking Microsoft 365 Group resources via the Graph API

Ever since the release of Office 365 Groups (now Microsoft 365 Groups), the marketing and product folks at Microsoft have been nagging customers to switch to them, while blissfully ignoring most feedback about potential issues and concerns customers had. In … Continue reading

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Unable to reset the password for a disabled account?!

So apparently, when using the recently introduced /resetPassword endpoint from the Authentication methods Graph API branch, we cannot reset the password for any user whose account is currently disabled (as in BlockCredential is set to True/AccountEnabled is set to False). … Continue reading

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Updated Audit log search UI in the Compliance Center (yikes!)

Over the last week or so, I was working on an article about some issues with the Azure AD Audit log for Practical 365. I was actually worried that I am being too harsh and toned down my criticism a … Continue reading

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Some more disconnects with managing users and groups in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center

For a while now, I have been stumbling into some puzzling experiences in the Microsoft 365 admin center, and I decided it’s about time to get this off my chest. In this article, we will go over few such examples … Continue reading

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Reporting on Manager and/or DirectReports in Office 365

Getting a list of all the direct reports for a given user, or similarly building the manager’s chain seems to be a common question lately, so I figured I’d write a short article on this. There are few different ways … Continue reading

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