Month: February 2019

Azure – The Azure Recovery Vault reports are going to use PowerBi

If you use the Azure portal to access your Azure Recovery Vault backup reports you will start seeing a notification related to the Azure Backup Reporting upgrade which will start using PowerBi for the reports. To be able to start using PowerBi for your Azure Backup Reporting you need: a storage account, used to store …

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Azure – You can now define a time zone for your Azure Backup Policies for virtual machine

You can define a time zone when setting up (or updating) your Azure Backup policy. The next time you update or create an Azure Backup policy you will need to set the time zone for this policy. This can be quite helpful when you have an organization working in different time zone. If you already …

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Azure – Dynamic Thresholds is now in preview for Azure Monitor

Dynamic Thresholds is now available in public preview, providing a significant enhancement to Azure Monitor Metric Alerts. With Dynamic Thresholds you no longer need to manually identify and set thresholds for alerts. The alert rule leverages advanced machine learning (ML) capabilities to learn metrics’ historical behavior, while identifying patterns and anomalies that indicate possible service …

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Microsoft Flows – You can now use Visio to create your Flows

For those running Office 365 Pro Click to Run with Visio, you can now use Visio to create your Microsoft Flows. At first, this is available for monthly channel (targeted) or Office Insider clients and a Visio Online P2. The minimum build number supporting this capability is Build 11231.xxx and later. You can check by …

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Azure – Azure AD B2C has some improvements

The Azure Active Directory B2C has got some improvements, you can: Set custom password policy Use new sign-in/sign-up experience template Use Javascript in user flow   Custom Password Policy You can define your custom password policy to require either: simple strong legacy or custom When setting the password policy to custom you can then define: …

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SharePoint Online – New settings available through the administration portal

With the new SharePoint Online administration portal comes new settings being available through the administration portal; some where already available but only through PowerShell. All these settings are only available through the new SharePoint Online administration portal. Define a default time zone You can now define a default time zone, different from the ‘Microsoft default’ …

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Office 365 – The new SharePoint Online administration portal is becoming the default experience

As you may already know, a new SharePoint Online administration portal has been underway for quite some time now. This new administration portal is now becoming the default SharePoint Online administration experience over the next few months, with tenant with 50 users or less being targeted first (expected roll out start schedule for March 2019). …

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Power BI – Use Power BI as your security dashboard by connecting to Microsoft Graph Security (preview)

As you may know, Microsoft Graph Security is the unified way to gather all security signals from the Microsoft Cloud security solutions (Azure, Office 365, on-premises using connector…). Well, this is now getting better and easier for your security team to get the unified view resulting of these correlation. You can now use the new …

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Azure – Use Azure Information Protection to apply S/MIME protection (preview)

If you use Azure Information Protection (AIP) you can now use it to apply S/MIME protection. To enable S/MIME protection with AIP, logon to your Azure portal (https://portal.azure.com/) and reach out the Azure Information Protection configuration blade Then access the Policies\<the policy you want to configure> and open the the contextual menu (available at the …

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