Month: October 2022

Intune – You can now create a set of reusable settings for Attack Surface Reduction Profile and Firewall Profile

As you now to configure devices and Windows Firewall for managed devices in Intune you use profiles – attack surface reduction profiles or firewall profiles. You may have multiple profiles to apply different configuration settings on devices and these profiles may have common configuration settings. Unfortunately, until now, you were not able to define a …

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Intune – You can now onboard Chrome OS devices (preview)

After allowing you to onboard Linux devices (see https://t.co/J2nsZT6MPW), you can now also onboard Chrome OS devices in Intune. I have announced last week this was coming (see https://t.co/J2nsZT6MPW) but there was not yet any official documentation. This is now the case: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/enrollment/chrome-enterprise-connector-configure/ In a nutshell, you have to: Create a connection to your Chrome …

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Intune – Onboarding Google Chrome OS devices is coming

After allowing onboarding Linux devices in Intune (see https://t.co/J2nsZT6MPW), support for Google Chrome OS is also coming. It is worth noting there is not yet any official documentation or communication but the onboarding process will more likely looks the same than for Linux devices. This means you will have options to create compliance policies to …

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Exchange Online – You can now customize sender and subject for quarantine notification

If you use Exchange Online Protection for your email hygiene, you know that you can notify your end-users when emails have been put in quarantine. This is notification is sent using a generic Microsoft email address (quarantine@messaging.microsoft.com) and subject (Microsoft 365 security: You have messages in quarantine). Well, go news as you can now customize …

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Azure – Protect your backup with immutable vaults (preview)

As you know, you can backup your workloads (virtual machines, SQL, file shares…), either hosted in Azure or on-premises, using Azure Backup. Well, with the rise of ransomware attacks and other malicious activities, it becomes important to also protect your backups by blocking any operations which could lead to loss of recovery points. To help …

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Azure AD – You can now use app filtering when configuring conditional access (preview)

As you know, Azure AD (P1 license minimum) allows you to set up conditional access to secure access to your applications and your workloads identities. Well, when it comes to selecting the applications/workloads to include in the condition you have the choice to apply to all cloud application or explicitly selected ones. The later obviously …

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Teams – New Teams powered encoder for Live Events (preview)

If you use Teams to host your meeting for a large audience (Live Events) you should know that a new encoder (RTMP-In) is available in preview. The new encoder option is available when you create your Live Event meeting To be able to use this new encoder you need to ensure your Teams tenant is …

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Intune – Updates for Intune network endpoints

  If you use Microsoft Intune (aka Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manger) and are filtering Internet access from your corporate network, you need to update your firewall filtering configuration to update the allowed IP addresses for Microsoft Intune.   Microsoft has updated the network endpoints used by Intune due to the added Azure services (Azure Scale …

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Teams – You can now view users/groups assigned to a policy from the portal

As a Teams administrator you know you can create various policies (teams, meeting, voice…) to manage features configuration. These policies are then assigned to users or groups. Well, you can now more easily view which users/groups are assigned to a policy from the Teams administration portal. To use this new capability, logon to your Teams …

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Intune – You can now onboard Linux clients in Intune

As you know, Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager is the device management solution from Microsoft, allowing you to manage Windows, MacOS, iOS/iPad or Android devices – from device configuration to software deployment or device compliance. Well, until now there was one major operating system missing: Linux. Good news, you can now onboard Linux devices in Intune to …

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