Month: November 2018

SCCM – Use Autopilot when deploying OS

Following the availability of the new SCCM Current Branch build (1810), it is now possible to use the built-in SCCM task sequence to use Autopilot when deploying OS. To use it, you need to create an SCCM package which will contains the Autopilot settings and use the SCCM tasks sequence (this is not available for …

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SCCM – System Center Configuration manager 1810 Current Branch is now available

The latest build, 1810, of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Current Branch is now available. As always it is currently being rolled out and may become available in your In-Console update within the next few weeks, and if you do not want to wait you can use the now famous script available here https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ConfigMgr-1810-Enable-57a7c641 As …

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Azure – New Azure Information Protection Client available

The new Azure Information Protection (AIP) client (version 1.41.51.0) is now available for download here https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53018 As part of the usual fixes, the new version includes support for central reporting, support for S/MIME or better handling for disconnected client (aka client which will not be able to connect to internet for a certain period of …

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Azure – You can explore your Azure Resources using Graph

Azure Resource Graph is a new capability (currently in preview) which is helping you exploring all your Azure resources. This is already in use by Azure itself when you use the ‘Search resources, services, and docs’ search box To start using Azure Resource Graph, search for Resource Graph from the ‘All services’ From there you …

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Teams – Dynamic membership is now available for Microsoft Teams

An update has been deployed to make dynamic membership available for Microsoft Teams. With this update, you can now have your users added/removed dynamically from a Teams based on Azure AD user attribute(s). To take advantage of it, you need to: Create a dynamic group (either Security or Office 365) on your Azure AD To …

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Teams – New administration roles are available

New administration roles are now available to delegate Teams administration. These roles are: Teams Service Administrator: Self explanatory. Teams SA has complete control and access to Microsoft Teams configuration and settings and has also the ability to manage and create Office 365 Groups. Management can be performed either through the Teams administration portal or PowerShell …

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Skype for Business – The SfB additional tools are now available

After getting Skype for Business 2019 being generally available few weeks ago, the additional tools are now also available. Debugging Tools for Skype for Business Server 2019: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=57508 Capacity Calculator for Skype for Business Server 2019: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=57509 Call Quality Dashboard for Skype for Business Server 2019: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=57510 Real-Time Statistics Manager for Skype for Business Server …

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Office 365 / Azure – New CDN’s are going to be used for authentication

This is an important notification for customer managing access to internet (and cloud services) using Whitelist. New Content Delivery Networks (CDN’s) are going to be used for managing Office 365 (and potentially Azure services) authentication. If you are using whitelisting to allow Office 365/Azure services access to your end-user you have to be prepared ASAP. …

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Office 365 – New administrative settings to manage trial services

Earlier in May 2018, Microsoft has announced the availability of 1 year trial for Microsoft Teams, even if the user is not yet licensed for it. This trial is now available to Office 365 commercial tenants (aka not Edu or Gov). In addition of this Microsoft Teams 1 year trial, a new administrative settings is …

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