Category Archives: What’s New

Azure AD Connect v1.1.882.0 fixes an issue with its ADSync Database in SQL Always On Availability Groups

Last week, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect, its free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAP v3-compatible directories to Azure Active Directory. What’s Fixed There is only one fix in version 1.1.882.0. In version 1.1.880.0 and before, […]

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Assessing the impact that the new Baseline Policy for Admins in Azure AD might have

Microsoft is working hard to further harden Azure Active Directory tenants, so the roughly 13 million organization depending on it, don’t get disappointed by Azure AD-based security breaches and don’t have to worry about attacks on their infrastructure. One of the newest technologies Microsoft is developing is Baseline Policies. Using baseline policies, fields of attention […]

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What’s New in Azure Active Directory for August 2018

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 new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for August 2018:     What’s New Converged security info management for SSPR and […]

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Azure’s Access Control Service is retiring in three months time

  One of Azure’s oldest Identity-related services, Azure’s Access Control Service (ACS) will cease to exist soon. There are replacements. If your organization is still using ACS, you will need to migrate this functionality to Azure AD,  Azure AD B2C, AD FS and/or 3rd party solutions.   About the Access Control Service The Microsoft Azure […]

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Veeam Backup for Office 365 version 2 expands on earlier Cloud Protections

Back in May 2017, we wrote about Veeam Backup for Office 365 as you organization’s contingency plan for Exchange Online. Last month, Veeam released version 2 of its Backup for Office 365 product with new features and scope for Office 365 contingency planning. Version 2 expands on the functionality of previous versions of Veeam Backup […]

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Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server 8.0.1.1 was released

Roughly four months ago, we saw the release of a new major version of Microsoft’s Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server, version 8.0.0.3. Last week, Microsoft released a minor version, dubbed version 8.0.1.1 that addresses a couple of issues you might experience with version 8.0.0.3.   What’s New Incompatibility with Japanese Windows installations The team fixed […]

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What’s New in Azure Active Directory for July 2018

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 new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for July 2018:   What’s New Azure AD Activity Logs are now available […]

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Azure AD Connect version 1.1.880.0 is now available

Last Friday, Microsoft released Azure AD Connect version 1.1.880.0. This release of Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAP v3-compatible directories to Azure Active Directory.   What’s Fixed SQL Deadlock Issue The Azure AD Connect team fixed a bug […]

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Veeam Availability Suite adds support for the latest technology

This week, we’ve seen the availability of Veeam Availability Suite Update 3a. This update addresses several minor issues. However, it also add support for the latest and greatest that Veeam Vanguards and Veeam admins work with.   Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 3a Veeam B&R is the cornerstone of Veeam’s Availability Suite. This Monday, […]

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What’s New in Azure Active Directory for June 2018

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 new functionality for Azure Active Directory for June 2018:   What’s Planned Security fix to the delegated authorization flow for apps […]

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