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Intune – Update your scripts to use a registered Entra ID application ID

If you use PowerShell to manage your Intune tenant, you are most probably using the Intune PowerShell application (d1ddf0e4-d672-4dae-b554-9d5bdfd93547). Well, as the global Microsoft Intune PowerShell application authentication is being deprecated, you need to create a new Entra ID Application and update your scripts using the application ID d1ddf0e4-d672-4dae-b554-9d5bdfd93547 to use your new custom application […]

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Intune – New Cloud PKI feature

  As you know, certificates are now widely used from securing network traffic (HTTPS) to authentication (certificate based authentication, VPN or WiFi authentication).   Until now, if you wanted to use certificates for authenticating devices or users, you had to deploy and use your own certificate authority, usually requiring an Active Directory domain and multiple

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Azure – You can now configure automatic shutdown with the Azure mobile application

If you are using Microsoft Azure, you probably already know you can perform some management operations while on the go with the Azure mobile application. iOS https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-azure/id1219013620?ls=1&mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.azure If you are running virtual machines in Azure, running cost management is an important part and you already know that you can automatically shutdown virtual machines

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Microsoft Forms – You can now synchronize Forms answers in Excel (preview)

With Office 365, you have access to Microsoft Forms to create surveys. Survey’s answers are save as CSV file you can download. Well, until then this was the only way to gather Forms’ answers. Not anymore, you can now have a live synchronization with Excel. To do so, access your Form to get the Responses,

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Teams – You can now hide the General channel

If you use Teams, you already know that every Teams has a General channel which is always being visible with no possibility to hide it. This can be annoying if you are using other channels rather than the General one. Well, good new as you can now hide the General channel. Just open the ellipsis/More

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Intune – You can now bulk manage drivers update

As you know, Intune has been allowing administrators to get drivers update pushed through the Windows Update feature. If you are using this capability to ensure your devices are running with updated version of drivers, you probably know this is a little bit painful as you have to manually approve each and individual other drivers

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Entra ID – New workbook to help having a better understanding with your Risk-Based Access policies

As you know, with Entra ID P2 you can implement Risk-Based Conditional Access policies. It is sometime no easy to understand what is going to happen with implementing Conditional Access policies. Well, good news, this new workbook – Impact analysis of risk-based access policies – will help you understand the impact. The workbook will emulate

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Entra ID – You can now get Entra License utilization insights (preview)

This has been a long awaited feature by Entra ID administrators: getting insights about license utilization. Well, good news as it finally arrived. To be able to get this insight, you will need to have either Entra ID P1 or P2 licenses. With this feature, you will get usage information of your Entra ID premium

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Office – Get ready for the end of life of Publisher

  Microsoft Publisher has been part of the Office suite since the 90’s, offering publishing capabilities.   It has not been loved and used.   After October 2026, Publisher will reach its end of life. After that time, it will no longer be included in Microsoft 365 and existing on-premises suites will no longer be

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Teams – You can now easily identify the order of Raised Hand

As you know, when on a Teams meeting, participants can raise their hand to notify the presenter they want to talk. The problem was when you have a big audience, it was not possible to follow who raised the hand first. Well, good news as now you can see a number associated with the raised

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