Month: December 2021

Azure – You can now use Azure Virtual Machine confidential compute (preview)

If you have a need to run workloads on a virtual machine with high security and confidentiality requirements you can now use a confidential Azure Virtual Machine. This specific capability is provided thanks to AMD processors using SEV-SNP technologies. The confidential compute is available with the DC and EC virtual machine SKUs: DCasv5-series: Confidential VM …

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Azure AD – You can now synch your AD with multiple tenants (preview)

This has been a long awaited capability. As you know until then you were not able to synchronize your Active Directory with multiple Azure AD/Office 365 tenant. Well, this is now possible and supported to do so; meaning you can synchronize your users, groups and contacts from your Active Directory to different tenant (aka duplicating …

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Azure – You can now automatically generate new key version (auto-rotation) in Key Vault (preview)

As you should already know you can use Azure Key Vault to store secret (either keys, secret or certificates) in a secure way for use by end users and/or automation. Well, until then when you had a key going to expired you had to manually renew/update it. Not anymore, you can now configure auto-rotation to …

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Intune – You can now use more granular restrictions for device enrollment

If you work with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager you already know that you can implement certain restrictions for devices enrollment such as the number of devices a user can enroll (up to 15) or the operating system of the device (Android, iOS, macOS or Windows) and specific version (aka the build of the OS). Well, these …

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Azure AD – A new version of Azure AD Connect is available

UPDATE the version 2.0.88 has introduced a bug which can lead to user objects referencing on-premises shared and resource mailboxes to be deleted. A new version 2.0.89 has been released to fix the issue, please check the version before downloading AAD Connect from Microsoft website. If you have an Active Directory and use Microsoft Cloud …

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Intune – You can now let users to choose the region during an autopilot enrolment

By know I hope you are already aware about the Intune Autopilot feature which allows you to enroll Windows devices without IT intervention or deploying a golden image. Well, until now when creating (or editing) an Autopilot profile, Intune administrators had to choose how the region will be set during the enrolment, which basically can …

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Teams / SharePoint Online – You can now manage Teams channel from the SharePoint Online administration portal

As you already know, when you create a Teams it automatically create a SharePoint Online site which then will be used to stored the Teams and channels files. Until now, it was only possible to see the Teams site in the SharePoint Online administration portal and you were not able to see and manage the …

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Teams – It is going to be easier to temporally unmute

Over the past 2 years or so, the infamous “you are on mute” has been the quote of the years Well, you obviously already know how to mute/unmute using the Mic button on the Teams client or the Ctrl+Shit+M shortcut, but sometime you want/need to be mute all time and then just talk a little …

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SharePoint Online – You can now rename your tenant (preview)

As you know once you have created your Office 365/Azure AD tenant – mydomain.onmicrosoft.com – you can not rename it. While this is usually not a real problem because it is mostly not visible to end-users, except for SharePoint Online as this is the only workloads you can not use your custom domain, there is …

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