Ignite 2018 – Windows Server 2019 Security and Identity Session Recordings

Continuing with another post of Windows Server 2019 sessions from Ignite, this one includes some of the security and identity sessions. There will be coverage of additional hybrid Active Directory sessions in an upcoming post, but I’ve included the AD FS ones here alongside the security recordings. Elevating your security posture with Windows Server 2019…


Download the Azure Active Directory Password Protection for Windows Server Active Directory Preview

You can now download the preview of Azure Active Directory Password Protection. You can use it to prevent weak passwords being used in the organisation using Windows Server Active Directory. Azure AD password protection is available in public preview. Now you can establish comprehensive defense for your on-premises environment. With the public preview now you…


New Microsoft 365 Business Capabilities – Identity Enhancements

There are some new scenarios supported with Microsoft 365 Business which help to address one of the main concerns that I encountered when talking to others about the product. This new supported scenario is the use of Azure Active Directory (AAD) Connect to synchronise Active Directory objects to Azure Active Directory, and the flow on effect…


Important Updates To Power BI For Hybrid Usage Scenarios

As we move into the new financial year, and many server focused OEM and System Builder partners start looking for different ways of leveraging cloud integration technologies, the Power BI team have a few new tricks up there sleeve for Azure Backup and Azure Active Directory. Let’s take a quick look at some of the…


AAD Application Proxy In The Azure Portal

Following on from last post, I’ll continue with the app story, but this time via the Azure Active Directory Application Proxy. The app proxy allows you to publish on-prem web apps, while leveraging the identity security benefits that Azure Active Directory provides. For OEM partners that are looking at ways to integrate traditional in house…

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Ignite Australia 2017 Post Even Session Recommendations For OEM and System Builder Partners – Enterprise Mobility Part 1

Yesterday I covered some of the Office 365 sessions at Ignite 2017 Australia, and today the focus shifts to sessions that cover components of the Enterprise Mobility + Security suite. Just like Office 365, the ongoing addition of Mobile Device Management capabilities into Windows 10, and the corresponding cloud based services is a major change of…


Windows 10 Deployment And Management Lab Kit December 2016 Update

Head on over to the TechNet Evaluation Center to grab the latest release of the Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit, which provides you with a hands-on lab environment for evaluating the latest Microsoft products and tools available for managing your Windows 10 deployment. The kit includes: Lab environment The lab includes the latest evaluation…


Azure AD Connect Now Supported On Windows Server 2016

Another update for Windows Server 2016 compatibility – you can now download install Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect with Windows Server 2016 as a supported platform. Details Version: 1.1.371.0 File Name: AzureADConnect.msi Date Published: 12/7/2016 File Size: 78.1 MB Integrating your on-premises directories with Azure AD makes your users more productive by providing a common identity…


Ignite 2016 For System Builders And OEMs – Windows 10 Integration with Cloud Services Sessions

It’s almost time for Ignite, where Windows Server 2016 will have it’s official launch, and I’ve gone through the session listing to give an idea of which ones might be appropriate for you to check out next week when the recordings start to become available. Yesterday I covered Windows 10 Deployments And Upgrades, and in today’s…


Ignite 2016 For System Builders And OEMs – Active Directory Sessions

It’s almost time for Ignite, where Windows Server 2016 will have it’s official launch, and I’ve gone through the session listing to give an idea of which ones might be appropriate for you to check out next week when the recordings start to become available. Yesterday I covered Storage Spaces Direct, and in today’s post I’ll…