Category Archives: Azure AD

Some new interesting experiences with Guest users in Office 365

Guest users have been around for a while now in Azure AD/Office 365, and are the cornerstone of collaboration for workloads such as Microosft Teams or SharePoint Online. The access mechanism for Guest users is somewhat similar to “regular” users one, with an … Continue reading

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Pass-through authentication now supports legacy protocols and applications

Azure Active Directory Pass-through authentication, or simply PTA, is a great feature, designed to close the gap between the “same sign-on” and “seamless single sign-on” experience. In other words, it gives you the benefits of the same end-user experience as … Continue reading

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Bulk disable specific services via the Azure AD PowerShell module

When it comes to bulk operations for Office 365 licenses, for years I have been recommending the approach used by Tino Donderwinkel, a Microsoft PFE. You can find a sample script over at his blog, and the reason why I’m recommending is the way … Continue reading

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Azure AD directory settings templates expanded to cover password protection, object names and more

Office 365 is a constantly evolving suite of services and as such, it’s not uncommon for the developers to change their mind on particular feature implementation and revamp it. One such example are the controls for Office 365 Group creation, … Continue reading

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Limiting access to Office 365 by country

Quietly, Microsoft has released (a preview version of the) country-based controls for Conditional Access. While this is technically a minor addition, the ability to block logins to Office 365 or other cloud applications based on the location of the user has … Continue reading

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