Month: March 2019

Intune – Issue with the “Rename Device” preview setting

As announced earlier this month (https://t.co/l7JVfqcLQs), a new setting has been introduced in preview to allow renaming Windows 10 device enrolled in Intune. As this is a preview feature, there is always chance to have unexpected behaviour; one has been found. It appears that if your Windows 10 device is also AD domain joined (including …

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SCCM – Improvements in OSD with SCCM 1902

As the latest release of System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch (1902) has been released, there has been quite few improvements. 2 of them apply (as many others) to Operating System Deployment (OSD): you can now import to SCCM only 1 index from the WIM file instead of the complete list of index you can …

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SCCM – The new version (1902) of SCCM Current Branch is available

The latest update for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Current Branch has been made available. The new version (1902) will show up in the SCCM administration console (Administration Workspace\Update and Servicing). If you can not wait to get it, you can use the now famous script to force the update – https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ConfigMgr-1902-Enable-87eef616?redir=0 To get the …

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Azure AD Connect – A new version is coming

A new version (1.3.90.0) of the directory synchronization (Azure AD Connect) tool for Office 365 / Azure AD is going to be release soon (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=615771) This new version of Azure AD Connect is not only resolving few issues (SQL reconnect logic for ADSync service, issue where installation of Azure AD PowerShell on a server could …

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Azure – A desktop application is available in preview for users ‘stuck’ with Internet Explorer

A Windows desktop application is available in preview for users ‘stuck’ with Internet Explorer to help getting a ‘modern’ experience. It is (or should) known that Internet Explorer is no longer being viewed as a ‘modern’ web browser and as such end-users (including administrators) may experience ‘interesting’ behaviour while using IE. in the meantime, Microsoft …

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Azure – New members in the Databox family

2 new members in the Azure Data Box family have been announced: Azure Data Box Edge is a 1 U rack-mountable appliance allowing you to run some of the Azure workloads (local compute to pre-process your data before transferring it to Azure, storage gateway to transfer data {usually files} between the appliance and your Azure …

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Azure Information Protection – Integrate AIP with Cloud App Security to automatically apply labels

If you relies on cloud files repositories (like SharePoint Online) you can integrate Azure Information Protection (AIP) with Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) to automatically apply labels on your files and improve your data governance. To do so, you need: Azure Information Protection capability activated on your tenant and have labels configured (this should go …

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Azure – Azure Storage support for Azure AD access based now GA

It has been in preview for quite some time, now the time has come and Azure Storage support for Azure Active Directory (AAD) access based in now generally available for Azure Storage Blobs and Queues. You can then take advantage of the advanced access control from Azure AD, like multi-factor authentication or conditional access. You …

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Intune – You can now access the BitLocker recovery key from the Intune portal

With the latest update (1903) of Intune, administrators can now have access to the BitLocker recovery key of a Windows 10 device registered in Intune (the same way an Active Directory administrator was able to get it from AD). To access this information, logon to your Intune portal (either from the Azure portal https://portal.azure.com or …

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Azure AD – New administration role available in preview: Authentication Administrators

The long awaited and requested Azure Active Directory (AAD) administrator role is now available in preview: Authentication Administrators. The Authentication Administrators role can manage authentication process for end-user, like manage multi-factor authentication (MFA) requirements for end-users (from activating to revoke the ‘remembering device’). You can manage Authentication Administrators role membership from your Azure AD (either …

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