Microsoft Entra

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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Entra ID – New Entra ID Connect version released with major updates

  If you are synching your on-premises Active Directory to Entra ID (aka Azure AD), you must be aware of the release of a new Entra ID Connect (aka Azure AD Connect) version – 2.3.2) with major updates.   One of them is the retirement of the group writeback feature as announced in November 2023

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Entra ID – Get ready for group writeback depreciation

  If you are using Entra ID Connect (aka Azure AD Connect), you may already know about the existence of the group writeback functionality (https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/entra/identity/hybrid/connect/how-to-connect-group-writeback-v2/) which allows you to provision groups on your Active Directory from Entra ID. Well, you need to get ready for the group writeback depreciation starting June 30, 2024. Group writeback

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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 – 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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