#AzureAD Connect Health now gives you Sync Error Reports (in Public Preview)

  If you regularly follow this blog, you should be familiar with Azure Active Directory Connect Health, an Azure AD Premium feature that let’s you check the status of your on-premises AD Synchronization. You can check some previous blog posts related to Azure AD Connect, like this one https://spanougakis.wordpress.com/2016/06/12/get-ready-for-azure-active-directory-%cf%8c-online-%ce%ae/, this one https://spanougakis.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/azure-ad-connect-1-1-is-now-available/ and this one…

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#AzureAD PowerShell v2.0 is now in public preview

  If you ever used PowerShell, you already know that is a cool tool to use. And if you follow this blog regularly, you should remember that I wrote back an article, in January this year, about Azure AD PowerShell and how to use it. You can check that article here: https://spanougakis.com/2016/01/18/azure-ad-powershell-and-how-to-use-it/ And some time…

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#AzureAD Domain Services is now available, so let’s take a look

  Back in October 2015, Microsoft Identity division had announced the Azure AD Domain Services Preview, and I’ve written a blog post about this new feature here: https://spanougakis.com/2015/10/15/azure-active-directory-domain-services-your-domain-controller-as-a-service/ So the time has come and this feature is available today globally. In the meantime, they had already announced, in May this year, a cool set of…

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#AzureAD: What’s hot today, AutoExec.Gr Community Event, 29 Sep 2016 18:30

Join us today, for an exciting presentation during our first community event after summer, to see what’s hot today about Azure AD. During this presentation we’ll discover all the latest features and technologies about Azure AD. We’ll talk about Azure AD MFA, Identity Protection, PIM, Azure AD Application Proxy, just to name a few. Location:…

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#AzureAD and PingAccess: a new great partnership for secure web app access

  Today Microsoft announced the partnership with Ping Identity, in order to give secure access to our on-premises web applications through the Azure AD Application Proxy and PingAccess. In a previous blog post I’ve presented Azure AD Application Proxy (you can see the video of the presentation in Greek here) and you should remember that…

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Let’s take a look at the #AzureAD admin experience in the new Azure portal that is now in public preview

The Azure team, for some time now, is in the process of moving to the new Azure Admin Portal, so the same happens regarding the Azure AD. Based on the customers’ feedback, we have today in public preview the so-called Azure AD admin experience.   To check out the new experience, sign in to the new…

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#AzureAD Identity Protection, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management and Azure AD Premium P2 available Sept 15th, 2016

Azure AD Identity Protection is a feature that analyzes more than 10TB of behavioral and contextual data to detect and block attempts to attack your company’s Azure AD accounts. You can read about this in a previous blog post here: https://spanougakis.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/azuread-identity-protection-now-gets-enhanced-federation-support-and-is-available-in-europe/ Another great feature is the Azure AD PIM, which helps you: See which users…

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MFA and the new Microsoft Authenticator App that supports #AzureAD

I’ve already told you about the new Microsoft Authenticator App that supports #AzureAD in a previous blog post here: https://spanougakis.wordpress.com/2016/07/29/new-microsoft-authenticator-app-is-coming-august-15th-supporting-azuread-of-course/ Today I want to show you how smoothly it works: I’ve enabled MFA for my personal user account in #AzureAD and Office365, and this is what I get every time that I logon to Office365:…

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#AzureAD Identity Protection now gets enhanced federation support and is available in Europe

It seems that the #AzureAD team never goes on vacation! This is the only way to explain all these new features the we get, even in summer. So we have two new updates: support for “users at risk” for the customers that use federation for user authentication and the availability of Azure AD Identity protection…

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