Month: November 2021

Azure AD – You can now configure conditional access policies for workloads identities (preview)

As you know, if you have at lease Azure AD P1 license you can configure and use Conditional Access to protect and secure access to your resources. The Conditional Access feature has been evolving a lot over the past few years and policies apply to either users/groups or devices. Now a new feature (in preview) …

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Intune – You can now manage when a new Feature Update is being made available

As you know you can manage Windows Feature Upgrade using Intune to ensure your devices are being updated with the latest version of Windows. Well until then you could only define which version of Windows will be deployed with no control on when this version will be made available for installation to the devices. Good …

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Intune – You can now manage the priority for mobile application updates

As you know you can use Intune to deploy application to your mobile devices (Android, iOS). Well, you can now also manage the priority for the application to be updated for Android devices only. This means you can ensure your applications are updated as soon as an update is available and you no longer rely …

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Azure AD – You can now create custom security attributes (preview)

If you use a Microsoft Cloud service like Office 365 you already know that identity and authentication are managed by Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Azure AD is very similar to Active Directory meaning objects (users, groups or devices) have attributes you can managed using either the Azure AD portal and/or Azure AD PowerShell. Well, …

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Intune – You can now use the new remote assistance tool (preview)

UPDATED to provide the download link to the new remote assistance tool As you know, one of the challenge with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager is the ability to provide remote assistance. Well, until know you had either to use the TeamViewer Connector (which in my opinion is not very good – better to simply use a …

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Azure AD – You can now create conditional access policies based on templates (preview)

As you know you can secure access to your resources using Azure AD Conditional Access policies. Well, good news, it is now going to be easier to create Conditional Access policies thanks to the use of templates. To create Conditional Access policy using templates, connect to your Azure AD portal (https://aad.portal.azure.com/) to access the Azure …

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Azure AD – New security features are now available for Azure MFA

As you know, you can secure access to your resources using Azure AD MFA and the Microsoft Authenticator application. Over the time, Azure AD MFA has been evolving to provide more features such as different authentication methods (like FIDO keys) or helping to start the password-less journey. Well, there have been several new features being …

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Teams – Teams meeting recording auto-expiration coming in January 2022 – act now

As you may know, Teams meetings are saved in user’s OneDrive (ad-hoc meeting) or the associated SharePoint site for a channel meeting. Starting January 2022, these recordings will auto expire after a defined number of days (default is set to 60 days). This means the recording will be deleted after the expiration. If you have …

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Teams – You can now reply to a specific message

If you use Teams you already know it provides chat capabilities. You also know that chat messages are listed in historical order and you can reply only to the last message received. Well, not anymore, you can now reply to a previous/older message. This can comes handy as sometime you can not reply immediately to …

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