Month: April 2019

Office 365 – A new service is coming in Office 365: Kaizala

You may already have heard about Kaizala (https://products.office.com/en/business/microsoft-kaizala), a simple chat solution for work – allowing communication between people inside and outside of your organization directory using mobile phone and phone number-based identity. This has been first released to selected marker (mainly India). Now, it is becoming an integrated member of the Office 365 family …

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Azure – Azure DevOps Server 2019 is now GA

After being announced earlier last September, Azure DevOps Server 2019 (formerly Team Foundation Server – TFS) is now available in general availability. Azure DevOps can be deployed on any Azure environment and includes Azure Repos, Azure Pipelines, Azure Test Plan and even integration with GitHub Enterprise. Azure DevOps Server is available in Express edition for …

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Security – Microsoft Graph Security PowerShell module is now available

If you work with Azure and/or Office 365, you may already have heard about Microsoft Graph and Microsoft Graph Security. Well, good new a PowerShell module for Microsoft Graph Security is now available https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftGraphSecurity/1.0.0 As always with PowerShell modules available from the PowerShell gallery, you can install it using the command from a elevated PowerShell …

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Azure – Azure Front Door is now GA and WAF for AFD in preview

Azure Front Door Service (AFD), the new Azure capability providing fast and secure entry points to your web applications hosted on Azure, which was in preview for about a year, is now generally available. AFD includes SSL offloading, URL redirect and rewrite, HTTP/2, IPv6 or session affinity. You can start using/evaluating it thanks to this …

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Teams – You can now manage Teams Apps

It has been announced some time ago already but it is taking more time to get it. In the Teams administration portal (https://admin.teams.microsoft.com) you now have the ability to manage the Teams app and control how applications are displayed (and available) to your users. Logon to your Teams administration portal and reach out to the …

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Azure AD – Azure AD Password Protection is now GA

You may already know that for quite some time there has been a new Azure security feature in preview called Azure AD Password Protection to help protect you against password based attacks and restrict the usage of bad/too well known password (see https://t.co/PnWZiWbWic) Well, the feature is now generally available. If you have been using …

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Azure – Classic alerts and APIs for Azure Monitor being retired

On June 30th, 2019, the classic alerts and related APIs for Azure Monitor will be retired. If you are using this Azure classic capability, you will need to migrate it. Luckily, a migration tool has been provided by Microsoft to let you do the migration – or if you are confident and don’t want to …

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