Category: Azure

Azure AD Connect v. 2.0.88.0 released

Release status 12/15/2021: Released for download only, not available for auto upgrade. Bug fixes We upgraded the version of Microsoft.Data.OData from 5.8.1 to 5.8.4 to fix a vulnerability Accesibility: We made the Azure AD Connect wizard resizable to account for…

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SSPR writeback to disconnected forests using AAD cloud sync (Public preview)

What is AAD Cloud sync? Azure AD Connect Cloud sync is a light-weight agent that is commanded from the cloud. So there is no databases with the agent unlike with the old Azure AD Connect. I wrote a post about…

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Log4j explanation and Microsoft services (Mostly)

You don’t every day see a CVE with the amount of 10/10, but now the day came and in the form of Log4j and LogShell / LogJam vulnerability. What is log4j? log4j is a reliable, fast and flexible logging framework…

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Insider risk management, what, why and how

What is Insider risk management Insider risk management is a solutions for example to prevent leavers to take precious company data with them when to go. But there is also options to lower the risk for users, example anonymizing usernames….

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What is Azure B2C and how to use it?

Azure B2C is a authentication portal for social, personal and corporate accounts. The authentication is based on OpenID Connect. You can modify the login pages, add identity providers, give all Azure AD tenants the right to login thru your tenant….

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Mandatory one-time password is coming, are you ready?

Microsoft has statement in the in their docs saying. “Starting November 1, 2021, we’ll begin rolling out a change to turn on the email one-time passcode feature for all existing tenants and enable it by default for new tenants. At…

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Microsoft’s *new* certification tests and study material

Microsoft has deprecated old certification paths and released new ones, in this post I will cover what changed and how to prep for the exams or just for work. New certification tests Microsoft has had this certification poster for a…

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Temporary Access Pass what and the how

What is Azure Temporary Access Pass? Passwordless authentication methods, such as FIDO2 and Passwordless Phone Sign-in through the Microsoft Authenticator app, enable users to sign in securely without a password. Users can bootstrap Passwordless methods in one of two ways:…

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Firewall Manager | DDoS Protection Plans (Preview)

Azure DDoS Protection is currently in Preview. For those DDoS or DoS is not familiar, I will open it a bit before going thru Microsoft service. What is Denial-Of-Service attack? Denial Of Service means that the attacker will send malformed…

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Azure Container Apps (Still in Preview?)

Microsoft has released Container Apps, it’s a serverless environment for running apps. Some Microsoft documents say it’s still in Preview but my Azure portal says differently. Azure Container Apps enables executing application code packaged in any container and is unopinionated…

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