Azure Active Directory

Azure AD – New user overview blade

A new user overview blade has been made available in Azure AD. This new blade simpler and easier access to the user settings and properties. Please note this new blade can only be accessed from the Azure Active Directory\Users\All users blade; it is not available when accessing directly from the Users section When accessing the …

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Azure AD – New device attributes are available for use for dynamic group membership

As you are already probably aware, Azure AD allows you to create users or devices group with dynamic membership. Well, the attributes available for creating a device dynamic group have been extended and now allow you to use: deviceManagementAppId: defines the MDM application ID in Azure AD. If you use Intune, the Azure App ID …

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Intune – The Company Portal on Windows shows Azure AD applications

If you use Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager to manage your devices, you know that the Company Portal application is a key components. The Company Portal application is used to deliver and let users install applications on their devices. If your device is managed with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager, the Company Portal is now showing the Azure AD …

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Azure AD – You can now create dynamic groups referencing other group

As you may be already aware, Azure AD provides a capability to create dynamic groups of users or devices. Well, good news as now you can also reference other groups to be members of such dynamic group. This feature is currently in preview and there are few limitations: The MemberOf attribute is not yet available …

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Azure AD – A new portal/product family to manage your identity and access

If you use Microsoft cloud services – either Azure or Office 365 – you know that identity and access management is performed through the use of Azure Active Directory. Over time Azure AD has been improved by adding new capabilities and features to help you manage and secure your identity and access. Well, a new …

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Azure AD – You can now review and remove inactive accounts (preview)

If you are working with Microsoft cloud services, you know that identity management, authentication and authorization rely on Azure Active Directory. While Azure AD provides a lot of feature to manage identity and ensure appropriate access control, there was a gap with inactive accounts. Those inactive accounts are account which were once required, either service …

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Azure AD – You can now use dynamic membership rule for administrative units

About 2 years ago, Microsoft has introduced administrative units on Azure Active Directory (see https://t.co/hyacW4j9Po for more). Until now, the membership rule for administrative units was only using direct assignment. Well, today you can now use dynamic rule. To be able to do so, you need: at least Azure AD P1 license for each administrators …

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Azure AD – New workbook to help you analyze authentication prompts

As you know Azure AD provides you ways to review and troubleshoot authentication prompts but this is sometime difficult as you may have to deal with multiple reports and/or logs. Well a new workbook called Authentication prompts analysis is now available. It aggregates all logs related to authentication prompts for users and applications, giving you …

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Azure AD – Get customized recommendations to improve your Azure AD posture (preview)

As you know, Azure Active Directory is the heart of the Microsoft Cloud services for authentication, authorization and access management controls. Well, sometime it is difficult to keep up with updated (or outdated) best practices and/or recommendations. Well to help keeping up and provide customized recommendation to your own Azure AD tenant a new feature …

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Azure AD – You can now implement multi-stage review in your access reviews

As you know, Azure Active Directory is the heart of identity and access management to access Microsoft cloud platform services. If you have Azure AD P2, you also have the access review feature, which you should use to review access to your applications, groups or Teams (including for guest users) to ensure people continue to …

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