Just in Time Administration (JIT) in Azure AD Premium for Preview

Seems that the new MIM 2016 feature called PAM (Privileged Access Management) found its way into Azure AD Premium also.
In Azure AD Premium this is called PIM (Privileged Identity Management).

See the following accouncment on the Alex Technet AD Blog:

You can also have a quick look into this with whis video on Channel 9:

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Hotfix (Build 4.1.3634.0) released correcting issues with PCNS in Server 2012 R2 Domains

A new hotfix for FIM 2010 R2 was relased, which mainly corrects the issue with Password Change Notification Service (PCNS) on Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain Controllers.

See: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3048056/ for details and dont forget to check the “Known Issues” section if you have issues with custom MAs (ECMA) after applying the hotfix.

The release notes also showing the following hint:

Note In all supported cases, the FIM Synchronization Service must be installed only on a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012 member server. It must not be installed on a Windows Server 2012 R2 member server. Only the PCNS component can be installed on a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller.

You can download the hotfix here.