Month: January 2022

Azure – You can now get most frequent PowerShell/Azure Cli commands to manage virtual machine from the portal

For those managing Azure resources mainly from the portal, especially virtual machines, and want to learn more about PowerShell or Azure Cli command to manage these virtual machines, you can now get the most frequent commands pre-configured for a specific virtual machine. To take advantage of this new learning capability, connect to your Azure portal …

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Intune – You can now manage local groups memberships with Intune (preview)

As you know, Windows devices come with built-in local groups: Administrators Users Guests Power Users Remote Desktop Users Remote Management Users Until now, it was almost impossible to manage local groups memberships with Intune. Well, good news, you can now do it. To start managing local groups memberships, connect to your Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager portal …

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Teams – You can now hide your own video during meeting/call

If you make video call or join a meeting with Teams and have your camera turned on, you can now hide your own video. To do it, just open the ellipsis menu (you know the 3 dot …) and select Hide for me Doing so, your video feed will be minimized and you can show …

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Teams – It is now easier to manage apps in Teams

As you know, Microsoft Teams allows you to develop and install applications in Teams. Available applications are managed by Teams administrators using the Teams administration portal. Well, it is now easier for administrators to find applications thanks to the new added Browse by category drop down menu. This feature is currently being deployed and is …

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Azure AD – A new Azure AD Connect version – 2.0.91 – is now available

A new Azure AD Connect version, 2.0.91, is available for download and install. This is version is not available for auto upgrade. This version updates the version of the Azure AD Connect Health agent to version 3.2.1823.12 to provide compliance with Federal Information Processing Standard (https://www.nist.gov/standardsgov/compliance-faqs-federal-information-processing-standards-fips). You can download it from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594.

Exchange Online – You can now send email using one of your mailbox alias (preview)

As you historically Exchange was always using the Primary Email Address when sending email, even when the user choose to edit the From field to use one of the aliases associated with the mailbox. The only workarounds where either to use SMTP Auth connection – which most of the time is disabled for end-user mailboxes …

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Azure AD – Get a dashboard reporting Azure Identities and Role Governance at glance

As you know with Azure AD, you can create and manage Service Principals, delegate administration tasks using administration roles… but this is quite difficult to easily identify the number of Service Principal you have, Service Principals which has or will expire… To help you with that, the Azure AD teams has developed a workbook which …

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Azure – A new view is available for showing resources

As you know, when you use the Azure portal you can view all resources deployed within your environment either by using the ‘All Resources’ option, selecting a specific Azure resource type (like virtual machine, virtual network….) or from the Overview of a resource group. Until now you only had one view available for showing the …

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Intune – New setting available to manage Known Folders redirection

As you may already know, you can manage your OneDrive clients with Intune using an Administrative Templates profile type for the device configuration. Well, the setting allowing to manage and automatically move the Known Folders redirection to OneDrive has been updated. The ‘original’ setting is now called “Silently move Windows known folders to OneDrive (1.0)” …

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OneDrive for Business – The OneDrive Syn health report now provides more details on issues

As you may already know, since May 2021 you have a health report available from OneDrive Sync on the Apps administration portal (see https://t.co/kZ9YCpaThW). Well, while this new health report is providing quite useful information to monitor your OneDrive clients health – especially the Known Folders redirection, the report has been updated to now include …

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