Month: December 2020

AWS – Route 53 now allows you to enable DNSSEC

You already know AWS Route 53, the Domain Name Service (DNS) service. Well, good news, you can now enable DNSSEC for your hosted zone. To enable DNSSEC, logon to your AWS console (https://console.aws.amazon.com/) and access the Route 53 service Then access the Hosted zones management blade to access the hosted zone you want to enable …

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AWS/Azure AD – You use Azure AD for authentication when accessing AWS

As many customer, you may be running resources on multiple cloud providers, like Azure and AWS. You can now use Azure AD (and the additional AAD capabilities like conditional access and/or MFA) for authentication when accessing AWS console. With this integration you will also be able to provision AWS roles to your Azure AD. The …

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AWS – Cloud Shell is now available

If you work also with Microsoft Azure, you already know the feature called cloud shell allowing you to run PowerShell commands and scripts directly from your web browser. Well, AWS is now also providing the capability to run AWS Cli commands and scripts from the web browser. With AWS Cloud Shell, you have up to …

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OneDrive – You can now exclude file types from being uploaded

As you know, OneDrive is the client allowing you to sync content between your devices (Mac, Windows, Android) with SharePoint and OneDrive. Over the past few years OneDrive client has evolved and is now providing way to exclude file types from being uploaded. To be able to use this new capability you need to run …

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SharePoint Online – Migration manager now allows you to migrate to Teams and individual OneDrive

By now, you may be aware of Migration  Manager the migration tool from Microsoft allowing you to migrate your file shares to SharePoint Online. Well, Migration Manager now allows you to migrate to an individual OneDrive for Business space or a Teams channel if your account is licensed for Teams). To start migrating using Migration …

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Office 365 – Important Outlook connectivity update

As you know, connecting to Office 365 service using Office client and in this case Outlook requires to use specific version. As part of it, Outlook client older than the below version will not be able to connect to Office 365 services after November 1st, 2021 Outlook 2013 15.0.4970.9999 and older Outlook 2016 16.0.4599.9999 and …

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AWS – You can now run a MacOS on your EC2 instance

If you ever dreamed about running  MacOS on a cloud virtual machine (to be honest I don’t ), AWS just delivered to you an early Christmas gift. You can now run a MacOS virtual machine on your EC2 instance. This new capability is powered by Mac Mini (see https://www.apple.com/mac-mini/), running on Mac OS 10.4 (Mojave) …

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Teams – You can now customize your Teams application

If you have developed/created custom organizational Teams applications, you can now set your organization details such as logo, background or color of the organization name. To take advantage of this new customization option, logon to your Teams administration portal (https://admin.teams.microsoft.com/) and access the Teams apps\Customize store blade