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What’s New in Azure Active Directory in December 2019

Written on January 7, 2020 at 12:09 PM, by

Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Azure Active Directory, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for December 2019:   What’s New Integrate SAP SuccessFactors provisioning into Azure […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for November 2019

Written on December 11, 2019 at 8:29 AM, by

Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Azure Active Directory, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for November 2019:    What’s Planned Support for the SameSite attribute and […]

Azure AD Connect version 1.4.38.0 offers some bug fixes

Written on December 9, 2019 at 12:34 PM, by

It’s time for a new version of Azure AD Connect to incorporate Microsoft’s lessons learned and distribute the fixes Microsoft made to the larger public. Last Friday, Microsoft released the fourth version in the 1.4 branch of Azure AD Connect: v1.4.38.0. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and […]

What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 4

Written on December 2, 2019 at 7:06 AM, by

Since August 2016, this blog features news on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. We’ve been implementing this awesome Veeam product at customers ever since version 1.5 and validated the Office 365 contingency plan vision with Veeam repeatedly. This week marks the release of version 4 of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, so let’s […]

Videos and slides are now available on demand for Microsoft Ignite 2019’s Azure AD-related sessions

Written on November 15, 2019 at 11:44 AM, by

During Microsoft Ignite 2019, (November 4th – November 8th, 2019) in Orlando, Florida, several sessions on Azure Active Directory were available to attendees to attend. These Azure AD-related sessions are now available on demand, when you sign-in with a free Microsoft TechCommunity account. In this blogpost, I’ve categorized the sessions using Microsoft’s Standard Level Definitions, […]

Getting Started with Azure Monitor Workbooks for Azure Active Directory

Written on November 14, 2019 at 9:02 PM, by

It’s time to take a look at the Azure Workbooks and get started with monitoring Azure Active Directory the new way. In the overview of What’s New in Azure Active Directory for August 2019, Microsoft announced the deprecation of the Azure AD Power BI content packs in favor of Azure Monitor Workbooks. Microsoft also made […]

Azure AD Connect v1.4.32.0 fixes Azure AD Join challenges

Written on November 13, 2019 at 8:09 AM, by

It’s time for a new version of Azure AD Connect to incorporate Microsoft’s lessons learned and distribute the fixes Microsoft made to the larger public. Last Friday, Microsoft released the third version in the 1.4 branch of Azure AD Connect: v1.4.32.0. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and […]

What’s new in Azure Active Directory at Microsoft Ignite 2019

Written on November 9, 2019 at 4:31 PM, by

Microsoft’s Identity Division made announcements and released functionality for Azure Active Directory during Microsoft Ignite 2019 (November 4th – November 8th, 2019) in Orlando, Florida:   Security Azure AD Security Defaults Public Preview Security Defaults is a set of basic identity security mechanisms, recommended by Microsoft. When enabled, these recommendation will be automatically enforced. Admins […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for October 2019

Written on November 7, 2019 at 2:06 PM, by

Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Azure Active Directory, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for October 2019:   What’s Planned Deprecation of the identityRiskEvent API for […]

Join Azure AD in the Microsoft Q&A Preview

Written on November 1, 2019 at 10:50 PM, by

Since November 2006, I’ve answered circa 835 questions on the TechNet and MSDN Forums on various topics, including Server Core, Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Multi-factor Authentication. Now, a big change is coming and I would like for you to be part of it: Microsoft Q&A      What’s Microsoft Q&A? Microsoft Q&A Preview is […]