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Azure AD – You can now view delegated partners in AAD

If you work with Microsoft Cloud services, like Azure or Office 365, you probably know that you can grant delegated administration access to partners to help you managing and supporting your environment. Until now, the only place to see the delegated admin partners was from the Office 365 administration portal (https://admin.microsoft.com/) under the Settings\Partner Relationships …

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Azure / Azure AD – You can now access your Azure AD tenant using the Azure mobile application

If you work with workloads running in Azure, you probably already know the Azure mobile application which allows you to have a view and let you manage your Azure subscriptions and resources on the go. iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-azure/id1219013620 Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.azure Well, the Azure mobile application has been recently updated to start filling a gap with this …

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Azure – You can now restrict access to the BitLocker recovery key (preview)

As you probably already know when you enable BitLocker on a Windows device you can save the recovery key to either Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, a USB device, a file or even print it. By default, end-users can access the BitLocker recovery key for the device they own by accessing the BitLocker keys blade …

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Azure AD – You can now use automatic assignment with Access Package

If you have an Azure AD P2 or Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 license, you are probably aware about the Identity Governance capabilities which allows you to control identity and access lifecycle at scale. One of these capabilities is Access Package which allows you to create packages of content (groups, Teams, SharePoint sites) and application …

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Azure AD / Azure – Subscriptions filter in AAD and Azure portal are not in sync

As you may be aware, you can enable Azure AD Diagnostic Settings to send the logs to either an Azure Log Analytics, an Azure Storage Account, an Azure Event Hub or a partner solution to keep and manage Azure AD logs (sign in, audit, authentication logs) by configuring the AAD Diagnostic Settings. Well, I ended …

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Yammer – A new Azure AD administration role for Yammer is available

  This is probably the last Office 365 workload which did not had an Azure AD administration role available to delegate his administration.   Yammer is now getting an Azure AD administration role – Yammer Administrator.   When you grant users (or groups as you can also now use Azure AD groups to grant administration …

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Azure AD – Improvements in certificate based authentication

As you are probably aware, Azure AD is now supporting certificate based authentication (in preview – see https://t.co/b09Hn1AXum). Well, the certificate based authentication has been improved by providing the ability to use certificate to authenticate with Windows Logon and easier certificate root management. To use a certificate (using a Smart Card) during Windows Logon you …

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Azure AD – Enhanced “My Apps” portal (preview)

If you use Microsoft Cloud services – like Office 365 or Azure, then you are also using Azure AD to manage identity and access to these services and other integrated with them. With Azure AD, you probably already know that end-users have access to different ‘end-users portals’ to manage their own information, such as ‘My …

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Azure AD – Update ASAP your Azure AD Connect instance

A new version (2.1.15.0) of the directory synchronization tool – Azure AD Connect – has been released. You need to urgently update your existing AAD Connect instance as this new version fixes a security vulnerability in the Azure AD Connect Admin agent. In addition of this security fix, few new capabilities have been added, such …

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Azure AD – You can now expand the groups write-back capabilities to more group types

If you are working in an hybrid environment with Active Directory on-premises being synchronized to Azure AD using Azure AD Connect, you are already probably aware about the group write-back capability which allows you to synchronize back to Active Directory Office 365 groups. Well, this capability has been extended to allow you to also write-back …

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