Month: July 2020

Intune – Migrate your Windows Defender Firewall GPO’s rules for use with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager

As you know, you can manage and configure your Windows Defender Firewall with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager, including rules. But what about if you already had configured GPO’s (Group Policy Objects) to manage and configure Windows Defender Firewall? Until now you had to manually replicate these rules into Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager. Well, good new, you can …

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Office 365 – Message center can now sync with Planner

By now, you should know the Message Center in Office 365 Administration portal, the service used by Microsoft to announce updates, improvements or new services / capabilities for Office 365 services. Well, the Message Center can now sync with Planner, helping task automation for action. When you setup the Message Center integration with Planner, you …

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Azure – You need to review if your certificates have been issued by compliant CA

As you know, certificates are more heavily used and important than ever to protect communication between clients and services. Well, the Certificate Authority (CA) Browser (https://cabforum.org/) members recently published a report detailing multiple certificates issued by certification authorities (CA) were out the industry standard for publicly trusted CA’s. You can read the reports here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1649951 …

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AWS – EC2 Image Builder is now able to stream logs to CloudWatch

As you know, AWS EC2 Image Builder is an AWS service letting you automate the creation and deployment of golden image on Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2). Well, to help you troubleshoot building, customization and deployment of EC2 image, you can now stream the logs in CloudWatch. This option is enabled by default. If you …

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SharePoint Online – File delete lockout overwrite in SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online has now a file delete lockout overwrite feature. This capability will allow you to overwrite the file deletion lockout from the SharePoint Online document library when the document(s) you are trying to delete is/are already in use by somebody else (either by using Office client or Office on the Web). You will notice …

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Stream – you can now enable noise suppression on uploaded videos

A noise suppression capability has been added to Microsoft Stream, the enterprise video streaming from Microsoft available with Office 365. Stream is also used by Microsoft Teams to save recorded meetings. You can now enable noise suppression to automatically remove all background noise. NOTE this option is not available for recorded Teams meeting because the …

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Outlook – Disable the mention feature

By now, you are aware of the @mention feature in Outlook, allowing you to mention/tag a person or a group in the body of your email while also adding it in the TO field. If this feature is annoying for you, you can disable it from the Outlook options under the Mail\Send messages by unchecking …

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Office 365 – Office 2013 clients will no longer be able to access Office 365 services

This is a reminder as this has been announced in September 2019 (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/blog/2017/04/20/office-365-proplus-updates/), Office 2013 clients will no longer be able to access Office 365 services (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business) starting October 13th 2020. If you are still using Office 2013 clients to access Office 365 services you have to plan …

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