Category: Azure

Azure AD connect version 2.1.1.0 released with bugfixes

Microsoft has released an updated version of AAD Connect om 24th of March and it isn’t available for auto upgrade. Retirement of AAD Connect versions On August 31, 2022, all 1.x versions of Azure AD Connect will be retired because…

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Administrative units in AAD and some preview features

What are Administrative units? A management unit is an Azure AD resource that can be a container for other Azure AD resources. The management unit can only contain users, groups, or devices. The management unit limits the permissions within the…

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Section 9 – Implement an Authentication and Access Management Solution – Manage Azure AD Identity Protection

Second half of section 9 and going down with: implement and manage a user risk policy implement and manage sign-in risk policy implement and manage MFA registration policy monitor, investigate and remediate elevated risky users What is Identity Protection? Identity…

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Some of my personal favorites for auditing Microsoft environments

Professionals are always finding out ways to report M365 or Azure environments, automating activities or remediating threats. There is insane amount of content available to achieve these goals but I want to list some of my favorites in this post….

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Section 9 – Implement an Authentication and Access Management Solution – Plan, implement and administer conditional access

Time for first half of section 9 in my SC-300 study guide and covering the following: plan and implement security defaults plan conditional access policies implement conditional access policy controls and assignments (targeting, applications, and conditions) testing and troubleshooting conditional…

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Cross-tenant access settings and Teams connect shared channels

Teams have some excellent solutions for collaborating but one big annoying things has been switching the accounts when You need to access another tenant. Microsoft release Shared channel and it’s currently in public preview after it was announced in late…

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Recovering accidentally deleted service principal objects

The Microsoft Graph API will soon begin supporting the ability to recover accidentally deleted service principal objects, the feature will be rolling out 4/2022. The Application object already supports this feature. And it can be found here. How it works?…

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Section 8 – Implement an Authentication and Access Management Solution – Manage user authentication

administer authentication methods (FIDO2 / Passwordless) implement an authentication solution based on Windows Hello for Business configure and deploy self-service password reset deploy and manage password protection configure smart lockout thresholds implement and manage tenant restrictions What is passwordless? Passwordless…

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Enablement of combined security information registration for Azure Active Directory, Beginning on 1st of October 2022

Microsoft release Combined security registration in April 2020 as optional and it was enabled by default for tenants created after 15th August 2020 but not for tenants in the China region. Why? Before combined registration, users registered authentication methods for…

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