• Cloud Local Administrator Password Service – Project

    November 18, 2019 by

    Over the last few years I have worked with Microsoft Intune, and AzureAD. I always get the request; “We can do this on-premise, why doesn’t it work now in the cloud”. Most of the time it is just a mindset change. Once you understand how cloud native solutions work. One issue that has appeared over… Read more

  • Microsoft Ignite 2019 – Day 5 wrap up

    November 11, 2019 by

    The final day at Ignite. This is the shortest of the conference but is always the longest for me. The conference finishes at 2 pm, then it’s the long flight home, 30+ hours of travel. Ignite still has sessions running right up the 2 pm, the HUB area is still open, but the vendors or… Read more

  • Microsoft Ignite 2019 – Day 4 wrap up

    November 8, 2019 by

    The long day. The fourth day of Ignite is always the longs, started at 7am with breakfast and finished 11pm with the trip to the hotel from the after-party. My day was similar to the day before, lots of sessions and extended focus groups. Here are a few of the updates from the sessions. Microsoft… Read more

  • Microsoft Ignite 2019 – Day 3 wrap up

    November 8, 2019 by

    The days are getting longer, still heaps happening at Ignite. Most of my formal tasks are done now. It was time to look at some of the more exciting things that I don’t usually get to see. Started with a look at the new Power Platform areas in PowerApps and PowerBI. Then headed over to… Read more

  • Microsoft Ignite 2019 – Day 2 wrap up

    November 7, 2019 by

    Today was a little slower in the information dump then yesterday. I spent more time with the product teams in the hub discussing the new products and solutions. Here are a few of the updates from the sessions. Insider Risk Management, this new service uses the Microsoft Graph, security services and connectors to other systems… Read more

  • Microsoft Ignite 2019 – Day 1 wrap up

    November 5, 2019 by

    MS Ignite 2019, day 1, is now over. There have been so many posts already highlighting what was covered in the keynotes and some sessions during the day, I attempt not to repeat them. Here are some of the key points that I took away from day 1. Vision Keynote. The keynote was only open… Read more

  • Microsoft Ignite 2019 – Pre-day IoT workshop wrap up

    November 5, 2019 by

    Microsoft Ignite 2019 has kicked off. On Sunday I was attended the pre-day workshop on IoT. Benjamin Cabé took the group through the development of a modern cloud IoT solution. We focused on Microsoft’s demo company, Contoso Art Shipping Inc. The workshop started by setting up sensors using IoT Hub and the new Device Provisioning… Read more

  • Disabling, blocking and revoking an M365 user from your tenant

    October 13, 2019 by

    There are times when you need to force a user or users to be disconnected for Microsoft 365 services like Exchange and SharePoint and block their access. When this happens, you need to complete the following tasks. Block the user’s sign in Reset the user’s password and force a change on next login Revoke their… Read more

  • AzureAD Passwordless Sign in with FIDO – Part 2

    September 29, 2019 by

    FIDO keys provide you with a hardware-based authentication device. The keys can be used on a number of different sites as well. I use the keys to protect my AzureAD login, GitHub and a few other places as well. In this section, I will go over the process to enable AzureAD. In part 1, I… Read more

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