Month: June 2018

Azure – Windows Server 2019 Preview is available as VM image

Windows Server 2019 Preview (the next major release of Windows Server) is now available for Azure Virtual Machine. Just search for Windows Server 2019 when you create a new virtual machine Search the marketplace (https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/) for Windows Server 2019 Or access the marketplace directly from this URL https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/microsoft-hyperv.rs5_preview Enjoy

Azure – Manage Azure AD Password Protection

So, you have deployed and registered your Azure AD Password Protection agents on your on-premises environment (see https://t.co/PnWZiWbWic). Now you can manage this feature by controlling how it is going to work – aka manage your own banned passwords list, enforce the feature or enable the Smart Lookout (to restrict the risk of getting your …

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Azure – Use Azure AD Password Protection with your on-premises Active Directory

You may already know that Azure AD is using advanced technologies to protect your credentials, especially your password. It even detects if the password you are trying to use (when you have to change it due to expiration) has been used too much or has been compromised (or banned). This is a huge security feature …

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SharePoint Online–Update in external sharing

To keep SharePoint external files (or folders) sharing secure while improving the end-user experience, an update is being deployed (roll out completion scheduled for end of June) to change the ‘one-time password’ functionality for external users which are also hosted on another Office 365 tenant. With this update, they will no longer need a one-time …

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WordPress – Few details about my migration from SharePoint blog to WordPress

As announced few days ago, I have decided to move on from SharePoint 2016 for hosting my blog. Now, my blog is running on WordPress using SQL Server as database server, and not MySQL (even if this is still installed anyway). As promised when I have announced the migration, here are few details about my …

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Exchange Online – Exchange Hybrid Organization Transfer

You know already that you can integrate your Exchange On-Premises with Exchange Online in an Exchange Hybrid configuration, allowing a consistent user experience wherever the mailbox is hosted. But there was still few things missing. Few of them are (or were) the retention policies / retention tags, OWA / Mobile /ActiveSync policies which needed to …

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Office 365 – Remove previous MSI install

As you may know, before installing Office 365 Pro Plus it is recommended to uninstall previous MSI Office install. While it was already possible to perform this uninstall either manually when running the Office 365 Pro Plus setup or using an XML configuration file, it was not so easy. An updated version of the Office …

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Azure – New alerts experience coming up

An updated experience for alerts on Azure is coming (currently in preview). If you want to enable the new experience, access your Azure portal and reach the Monitor\Alerts blade, then click on the purple banner to enable it The new experience is providing better insight on alerts and what is happening on your Azure tenant/resources …

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Exchange Online – Update in Office 365 Message Encryption for attachments

An update is going to be rolled out (and disabled by default) for Office 365 Message Encryption. With this update administrators will be able to allow/deny the opening of an attachment outside of an Office 365 service (like Gmail or Outlook) were not able to open attachments send using Office 365 Message Encryption. As of …

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