Category: Powershell

Microsoft Defender SmartScreen in Windows 11 22H2

Have you noticed that there is a really handy security feature that came to Windows 11 in version 22H2 But It’s not enabled by default and it also requires you to log into Windows with your password instead of Windows…

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How to use Azure Key Vault with managed identities and generating keys with auto-rotation

Data-planes First you have to understand the different URLs that you can use for different types of resources Resource type Key protection methods Data-plane endpoint base URL Vaults Software-protected and HSM-protected (with Premium SKU) https://{vault-name}.vault.azure.net Managed HSMs HSM-protected https://{hsm-name}.managedhsm.azure.net When…

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TOTP globally available for Azure AD B2C

I wrote before a post about B2C in general, how to use our own custom domain thru Azure Front door and how to use custom policies. I prefer that you read these out to get clearer picture of B2C functionality….

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2022 H1 Cumulative Updates for Exchange Server

What was released? With 2022 H1 there came some significant update to how You manage and license your Exchange-servers in a Hybrid setup. Exchange Management Tools Update You don’t anymore need Exchange Server for management purposes (Management Hybrid) you can…

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Old PowerShell modules vs Microsoft Graph SDK and MSAL vs ADAL

Two main thigs that I want to concentrate in this post are ADAL deprecation and Graph PowerShell but also little bit about tokens. Microsoft is deprecating ADAL and Azure AD Graph Just as a reminder to all who it concerns….

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Section 3 – Manage application access

This is the last part of section 3 and will cover two topics: Manage API permissions to Azure subscriptions and resources Configure an authentication method for a service principal Manage API permissions to Azure subscriptions and resources What is Azure…

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SharePoint tenant rename, why and how?

Finally, Microsoft finally it’s coming to the public. What went wrong when you chose a name for your tenant? Probably nothing or all. Maybe you had a consultant saying “You won’t even see it when you use custom domain names…

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Identity protection in the cloud and of the cloud part2

This is part two of the series and now we are concentrating to Active Directory and Defender for Identity. In Hybrid scenarios your Source of Authority is the on-premises AD and from the the users will flow to the cloud…

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Using Azure File Shares with On-Prem ADDS Authentication and S2S VPN Tunnel

Nowadays, Azure Files supports identity based authentication over SMB through two kind of Domain Services. You can either use Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AADDS) or the old On-Prem Active Directory Domain Services that most of the environments already have….

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Exchange Modern public folders and how-to cope with them.

With Exchange Hybrid public folders there is two options, either Legacy or Modern. You always have to migrate them to the cloud either thru Exchange Hybrid (13,16 and 19) and Exchange Hybrid (10) or with Third-party tools. If You have…

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