Month: September 2020

Azure AD – You can now automate actions when reviewing guest/external users access

As you  know, you can invite external users (known as guest) to your organization, leading to the creation of a guest account in your Azure AD. You also know that reviewing such external access is always a complicated tasks. To assist in this process, Microsoft has introduced some time ago already a feature called Azure …

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Intune – Additional permissions for the Endpoint Security Manager role

As you know, you can delegate permissions to allow certain administrative or management tasks using RBAC (Role Based Access Control) on Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager. Well, new permissions have been added to the Endpoint Security Manager role: Initiate Configuration Manager action Microsoft Defender ATP Reboot now Remote lock Rotate BitLockerKeys (preview) Rotate FileVault key Shut down …

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Intune – You can now configure application updates settings for Android Devices

As you know, Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager allows your administrators to publish applications from the various app stores (Google Play, Apple App Store, custom…) to your mobile devices. Well, administrators can now also define the application update settings (user choice, never, using Wi-Fi only or Always). To enable this option, you need to use an Android …

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Teams – Update for the automatic admittance in Teams Meeting

As you know, when setting up a Teams meeting you can define who can be automatically admitted to join the meeting, defined by your Teams administrator using Meeting policies. Until now, there was few options between everyone, everyone in your organization and everyone in your organization and federated ones, Well, you can now also automatically …

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Azure AD – Continuous access evaluation is now in preview to improve Conditional Access evaluation

As you know you can implement Conditional Access on Azure Active Directory to determine conditions of access to applications published through Azure AD. You may also already know that Conditional Access evaluation may be delayed because authentication token obtained previously by the client is not yet expired. This means when a connection condition change it …

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Office 365 – You can now hide/show services on the Service Health Dashboard

As every Office 365 administrators know, the Service Health Dashboard is your one stop shop to monitor if Office 365 services are operating. Well, until now, the Service Health was reporting all Office 365 services and you could not hide some because either you are not using them or you are not responsible of supporting/maintaining …

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Azure – You will soon be able to move resources to another region (preview)

As you know, you can move Azure resources to another subscription or another resource group – except for an handful ones. Until now, this was not possible to move Azure resources to another region. Well, this will be no longer the case soon as a new move to another location (aka another region) capability is …

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Intune – More devices information now available

The close integration of SCCM and Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager has made one more step. As you know, you can now see Device Collections and SCCM Client Details from the Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager (see https://t.co/mp0I0MntlM). Well, now you can also get access to the CMPivot feature (see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/servers/manage/cmpivot), a timeline showing the last activities or Resource …

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Azure – Unable to delete an empty recovery vault

Recently I had an interesting issue with an Azure Recovery vault I was not able to delete with the error telling me there was still resources within the vault (see below). Off course I have double or even triple check there was no resources still in the vault or still protected by the vault. Vault …

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Intune – Deploy printers used with Universal Print with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager

As you may know, a new service called Universal Print has been released in preview allowing you replacing your on-premises print servers (see https://t.co/gOagPc8slW). Well, you can now deploy the printers used by with Universal Print using Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager to your devices. Off course, the first thing to do is to implement and configure …

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