Month: February 2018

Office 365 – Naming convention for Office 365 Groups is available in preview

We already had a group naming policy available for Exchange security mail-enabled or distribution groups BUT this did not apply to Office 365 Group name. Starting today, and in preview, a group naming policy is available for Office 365 Groups; this will apply to Office 365 Groups AND Teams NOTE this functionality requires to have …

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Office 365 – You can simulate an attack on your Office 365 (preview)

UPDATE March 10, 2018 – I have been informed the invitation code to join the preview portal is no longer valid Even if we all know Office 365 is quite secure by design, you may want to evaluate by yourself the security level of your tenant. While you already have the Secure Score (https://securescore.office.com/) functionality …

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Intune – Enable Windows Redeployment from logon screen

Starting with Window 10 build 1709, it is possible for administrators to re-initialize Windows 10 devices to remove personal files and settings and revert the device to an original state, while keeping the device enrollment. Enable the policy To make Windows Automatic Deployment available from the logon screen, you must first enable the policy; which …

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Azure – Hybrid Cloud Print service

Hybrid Cloud Printer Service is a new feature available on Windows Server 2016 allowing you to setup a print server/service available not only to AD Joined devices but also to Azure AD Joined devices. Using corporate print servers while using an Azure AD Joined device can be challenging for both end-users and IT staff. With …

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Azure – New role available in Azure AD for Azure Information Protection management

A new Directory Role is now available (in preview) to delegate Azure Information Protection management. This new role – Information Protection Administrator – allow you the delegation of the AIP management, granting permissions to configure policies labels and settings, configure and manage AIP templates or activate/deactivate AIP functionality. As usual you can grant this role …

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Exchange Online – You can now manage calendar delegation with PowerShell

The MailboxFolderPermission cmdlet for Exchange Online is getting improved with the adding of a new parameter (SharingPermissionFlags) to let you manage calendar delegation. With this parameter, which only applies to Calendar folder when using the Editor access right, you can set the user as a delegate (as you do when using the Delegate Access from …

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Azure – You can now use PowerShell to create Azure App Proxy

As you may already know, Azure Application Proxy (AAP or Azure App Proxy) is an Azure feature allowing you to publish internal web application without opening any ports on your firewall. Until then, the only way to publish and manage Azure Application Proxy was to use the Azure administration portal, which could make it time …

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Azure – Azure Information Protection Scanner management

Following my post to install and configure Azure Information Protection Scanner (AIP Scanner) (see https://t.co/RIvT261b7O) here are few thoughts when you come to manage AIP Scanner: All management operation for AIP Scanner are done with PowerShell. That said you need to logon as the service account you used to configure AIP Scanner, otherwise you will …

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Azure – Use Azure Information Protection Scanner to automatically apply label and protect on-premises files

You may already Azure Information Protection (AIP) is used to protect and classify your data. You may aware you can also automated classification and protection for your data hosted online. Now, you can use Azure Information Protection Scanner to automatically classify and protect your files hosted on-premises, either on file servers or SharePoint (2013 or …

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SharePoint Online – New SharePoint Online administration portal

A new SharePoint Online administration portal is being deployed; as usual available first for First Release tenants. A link (Try the new SharePoint admin center preview – pointing to https://<your tenant>-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/AdminHome.aspx) to the new SharePoint Online administration portal will be shown (when available) from the current SPO administration portal If you want to give a …

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