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Azure – You can now use Privileged Identity Management from the Azure mobile application

You are probably aware of the Azure mobile application which allows you to do some management tasks – especially being alerted when some issue occurs – when on the go. Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.azure&pli=1 Apple https://apps.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-azure/id1219013620?ls=1 You are also probably aware about the Privileged Identity Management (PIM) feature available with Entra ID/Azure AD P2 license, allowing you […]

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Entra ID – New version of Azure AD Connect – 2.2.8.0

  A new Azure AD Connect version – 2.2.8.0 – is now available https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594.   This new version introduces 2 functional changes: The attribute onPremisesObjectIdentifier has been added to the default sync rules. This attribute is required by Microsoft Entra Cloud Sync’s Group Provisioning to AD feature. Minimum .NET runtime requirement has been increased to

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Entra ID – Automatically remediate user risk with on-premises password change (preview)

It is becoming easier to manage user risk in hybrid environments with Entra ID Protection (formerly known as Azure AD Identity Protection). Indeed, user risk policy requires to change the password when the user is identified at risk. However, the change of password was not detected by Entra Protection signals when the change was performed

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Entra ID – You can now use Employee hire date in dynamic groups (preview)

As you probably already know, Microsoft has introduced some time ago the Employee hire date attribute in Microsoft Entra ID (formerly known as Azure AD). Well, good news as you can now use this attribute in dynamic group. The Employee hire date (employeeHireDate) is a string type. You can use either Greater Than or Equal

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Entra ID – It is now easier to identify privileged administration roles

Entra ID (aka Azure AD) now allows you to quickly identified privileged administration roles. While it is obvious for some roles (such as Global Administrator), some others may be more subject to your own understanding/interpretation of the role. To help you, Entra ID is now showing a privileged tag, which can also be used as

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Azure / Azure AD – Administrators can now reset user’s password from the Azure mobile app

By now, Azure administrators should be aware about the Azure mobile application for Android or iOS. Few month ago, Microsoft has started to include access to your Azure AD tenant from the Azure mobile application (see https://t.co/ayBZHVODXx). Well, this access has been now improved as you can now reset user’s password from the application. NOTE

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Azure AD – You can now publish multiple internal URLs with a single Application Proxy and validate backend SSL certificate

As you may know, you can publish internal web applications using Azure AD Application Proxy. Until now, when you had to publish multiple different internal URLs, you had to create one Application Proxy for each URL. Well, good news as now you can publish multiple internal web application using only one Application Proxy. The first

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Azure AD – You can use conditional access for PIM (preview)

As you know with Azure AD (P1 or P2) you can protect access to your workloads using Conditional Access. Well, you can now also use Conditional Access when used with PIM (Privileged Identity Management) (in preview), or more specifically when protected actions are being used. The below protected actions are currently supported: Update basic properties

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Azure AD – New authentication method – Authenticator Lite (preview)

A new authentication method called Authenticator Lite is available in preview. Authenticator Lite allows end-users to perform multifactor authentication without the Microsoft Authenticator app. Some end-users may be reluctant to install corporate applications on their mobile device or in some country/region there is a legal requirement for employers to provide corporate mobile phone if corporate

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Azure AD – Access to Azure AD from O365 administration portal going to redirect to Entra

With the introduction earlier in July of Microsoft Entra to centralize all identity and access management capabilities, starting December 2022 access to Azure AD from the Office 365 administration portal will redirect to the Entra portal (https://entra.microsoft.com). The rollout of this redirection is expected to be completed by March 2023. Off course you can still

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