Entra ID – New name and options for Conditional Access Location setting

As this is something you may not review and check frequently, you need to know there have been few changes related to the Location setting in Entra ID Conditional Access. The first one, quite minor if you think about it, is the Location setting has been renamed to Network. The second change is an additional […]

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Intune – You can now get superseded Windows application (Win32) uninstalled

If you are managing a Microsoft Intune tenant, you know you can create Intune package for Win32 apps (exe installer, custom scripts…). For sometime already, this Win32 app feature has been supporting the configuration of supersedence to help ensuring always the latest version is made available and deployed. That said, there is situation when such

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Outlook – New Outlook client and OWA now offer ‘in-person’ option when setting up meeting

For the past few years, we have been moving to a more ‘online’ world. That has introduced some challenges when setting up meeting. Well, the new Outlook client (not the Win32 one) and Outlook Web Access now offer an option to mark a meeting as ‘in-person event’. This new option also allows attendees to respond

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SharePoint Online – Improved versioning capabilities

As you may already know, SharePoint Online (and OneDrive for Business too) offers a document versioning capability, which is enable by default, to help you keep track of document updates and – optionally – recovers from user errors or malware recovery. This versioning capability is included in your SharePoint storage consumption, while most of the

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SCCM – The latest release – 2403 – of SCCM is available

The latest version of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is starting to be made available. As usual, the availability of this upgrade will be gradual but if you want to force the detection and install it you can use the usual Early update ring script available here https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2099733. Few things to be aware about this

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Azure – Windows 11 23H2 virtual machine requires a subscription with no spending limit

As you know, we running workloads in the cloud cost management is an important part of your governance. In Azure, you have multiple ways to manage your spending (running) cost; one of them is setting up a spending limit at your subscription level (such as with developer subscription [aka Visual Studio subscription]). Well, if you

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Teams – Customize group chat with avatar

As you know, with Teams you can chat with peoples, including multiple one at the same (also called group chat), outside of meeting or Teams channel. By default, and until now, the group chat profile picture was showing a mosaic of the people’s pictures involved in the chat. Well, good news as you can now

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Office 365 – Transitioning to cloud.microsoft domain

  Few months ago (in April 2023), Microsoft has announced that all Office 365 related services will use a unified cloud.microsoft domain (see https://blog.hametbenoit.info/2023/11/16/azure-virtual-desktop-a-new-application-preview/).   Well, these services have started to be transitioned to this new unified domain: Microsoft Service Health Status is now https://status.cloud.microsoft/ M365/Office 365 Setup is now https://setup.cloud.microsoft/ M365/Office 365 Administration Center

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Azure – You can now use agentless crash consistent backup (preview)

Agentless multi-disk crash consistent backups for Azure VM backup allows taking VM backups without installing additional software like the VM agent or snapshot extension in your VM. If the workload running on the virtual machine is performance sensitive and can recover from crash consistent backups, this feature can help reduce the quiesce time during backup.

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Teams – You can now archive a channel

After sometime of working with Teams, you may ended to have quite a few Teams and channels. You probably already know that you can archive a Teams but many time you just want to archive a channel. Until now, it was not possible to archive a channel. Well good news as it is now possible.

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