Month: December 2019

Office 365 – A new attack simulator scenario is now available

As you may already know, about a year ago, Microsoft has introduced a security tool to Office 365 called Attack Simulator to help administrator and security teams to simulate attacks to their Office 365 tenant to find vulnerable accounts before a real attack occurs. Well, the Office 365 Attack Simulator has been updated to include …

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Azure – Azure Connected Machine Agent is available through WSUS/SCCM

As announced few weeks ago at the Ignite 2019 Conference, Microsoft has been working to bring Azure capabilities back to on-premises (see https://t.co/Ih1SutrNVM). Well, just in case you are already evaluating this new capability with the onboarding process of on-premises servers and if you are using SCCM and/or WSUS to manage your servers updates deployment, …

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Azure – Azure AD Authentication for Windows virtual machine is now in preview

You may remember that about a year ago, Microsoft has introduced the capability to logon with your Azure AD credentials on Linux virtual machine running on Azure. Well, good news, this possibility is now available in preview for Windows virtual machine too – to be more precise, only on Windows 2019 or Windows 10 1809 …

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Teams – You can now forward message to another chat or channel (Android)

If you are using the Teams mobile application on Android device, you can now forward a message to another chat or channel. To forward a message, just open the option menu (top right of the message title) Then choose Forward Finally choose the target, either a chat or a channel and search for the one …

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Teams – Meeting chats are now muted by default

Microsoft Teams has been updated to mute by default meeting chats to help you reduce the notification noise. The meeting chats are muted until you either send a message in the chat or (re)join the meeting. You can manage the default behaviour and turn notification back on by accessing the Settings\Notifications and switching the Meeting …

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Teams – OneDrive is now integrated into Teams

OneDrive for Business is now integrated with Teams; this means you can access your files stored in OneDrive directly from Teams. To access your OneDrive files from Teams, just access the Files blade and locate OneDrive under the Cloud Storage section You can even create new content directly from Teams and/or synchronize your OneDrive for …

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SCCM – You can now manage client logging level from the console

This new option can be quite handy for SCCM administrator; with the latest release of System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch (SCCM CB) 1910, you can manage the client logging level for diagnostics from the administration console. To enable/disable verbose diagnostic logging, just right click either on the device or the device collection you want …

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Azure – You now have more control on when updates are being deployed

As you may already know, you have the ability to automatically deployed updates on virtual machines running on Azure (for both Windows and Linux operating systems). Well, while this helps you managing and controlling your virtual machines update process, you did not had control on the host update process, meaning for Azure Dedicated Host or …

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Teams – Linux users can use Teams

As announced sometime ago (see https://t.co/M8hBbz50n4), the Teams client for Linux operating system is now available at https://aka.ms/get-teams-linux The Teams client is the first Office 365/Microsoft 365 application coming to Linux OS. With this release, all operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Android, iOS and now Linux) have a Teams client available.

Azure – You can now manage how Azure Web Application Firewall with Front Door handles bot

As you may already know Azure Front Door is a global secure load balanced entry point to your published Azure resources, it works closely with Azure Web Application Firewall. As you also know, any resource published to/accessible from the Internet is a target of bot, some good (like search engine bots), some bad. Protecting your …

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