Month: December 2019

SCCM – SCCM 1910 got an update

If you are already running System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch 1910 (SCCM CB 1910), you will get very soon (if not yet already) an update to fix few issues. All details regarding these fixes are available at https://support.microsoft.com/kb/4535819 NOTE please note this update implies an SCCM client update to the version 5.00.8913.1012 As always …

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Azure AD Connect – New depreciation process starting November 2020

As you already know, Azure AD Connect (AAD Connect) is the directory synchronization tool for Azure AD and Office 365. Azure AD Connect is getting frequently updated (about once a month), introducing new functionalities and bug fixes. Well, starting November 2020 you will have to ensure you are running a version which is not older …

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Azure AD B2C – New phone sign in authentication method available (preview)

After being introduced for Azure Active Directory (AAD), the phone sign in authentication method is now being available (in preview) for Azure Active Directory Business to Consumer (AAD B2C). This allows you to setup authentication method allowing your consumer users to authenticate using their phone number and one one-time code. To start using it you …

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Office 365 – Apply client policy to your Office installation from Office 365

You may not be aware but you can create user policies for Office 365 Pro Plus and apply them from your Office 365 tenant using Office Client Policy Service (OCPS). Policies created with OCPS are user settings only (for now, machine settings will come some time next year) and are roaming with the user account, …

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Exchange – The latest cumulative updates for Exchange 2016 and Exchange 2019 are now available

The latest cumulative updates for Exchange 2016 (CU 15) and Exchange 2019 (CU 4) are now available. As an important note, these updates require to have the .Net Framework 4.8 installed (you can get it from here http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=2085155 using the web installer or from here https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2088631 using the offline installer). As part of these updates, …

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Azure AD – You can now customize the My Apps portal

As there is more use of Azure AD application integration (either Enterprise Applications or Azure AD App Proxy), it is becoming more complicated for end-users to find their most important applications for their work. Well, good news, Azure AD Administrators can now create a ‘workspace’ grouping all related applications for their job or role. First …

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Azure AD – The Azure AD Application gallery has been refreshed

As you already know, you can integrate your applications or third party SaaS applications with Azure AD using the Azure AD Application Gallery. The next time you go to integrate a new application with your Azure AD, you may want to switch to the new and refreshed gallery, which provides a cleaner and simpler view. …

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Intune – You can now use a device-based certificate for all operating system

As you may already know, you are able with Intune to provide a PKCS certificate for user when connecting to WiFi or VPN networks (see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/intune/protect/certficates-pfx-configure#create-a-pkcs-certificate-profile for more details). If you wanted to use a PKCS certificate for device based authentication, this was only possible for macOS based devices. Well, good news, the latest update …

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Azure – Update to dynamic compliance package with the updated Azure CIS 1.1.0 policy

As you may already know, Azure comes with a set of policies to help you meet compliance and security standards (ISO 27001, SOC, PCI DSS…) and requirements. As you should have been already using it (and if not this is a good day to start ), you have to be aware that the Azure CIS …

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Intune – Manage Outlook organizational data notification

A new application protection policy setting has been introduced in Intune to let you manage Outlook Mobile notification. With this new setting, administrator can define if notification from Outlook Mobile (email and calendar) can be (or not) by displayed on the lock screen – this is available for both Android and iOS devices, including wearable …

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