Chris Spanougakis MVP Azure AD Blog

By Chris Spanougakis | Selected articles about technology

#AzureAD Domain Services admin UX in the new Azure Portal is now in Public Preview

Posted by on 12/07/2017<p>Back in October 2015 and 2016 I’ve written some posts related to the new Azure AD Domain Services feature of Azure Active …

Advanced Threat Protection across Windows 10 and Office: for those guys that make fun of Windows Defender

TERMS OF USE<p>SystemPlus collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experiences with our products.<p>You provide some of this data …

Join me @ Athens Global Azure Bootcamp, 22 Apr

Posted by on 05/04/2017<p>Azure Active Directory: 5 reasons to implement it today!<p><b>15:30-16:30 Auditorium 2</b><br>Join me for an overview of the capabilities of …

New #AzureAD Connect version 1.1.484.0 Released: April 2017

Azure AD Connect Sync now supports the use of Virtual Service Account, Managed Service Account and Group Managed Service Account as its service …

DirSync and Azure AD Sync end of support: go for #AzureAD Connect

On April 13 of last year, Microsoft announced the deprecation of Windows Azure Active Directory Sync (DirSync) and zure Active Directory Sync (Azure …

Try the new phone sign in for Microsoft accounts!

Posted by on 19/04/2017<p>Now that’s really nice. We all hate passwords but we should use them anyway. If you really care about security you should use …

#AzureAD and third-party apps: some really impressive numbers

Posted by on 08/05/2017<p>Back in March this year I had written a blog post related to Azure AD third party apps and how you can find them and use them …

New Enhancements to the Azure AD Pass Through Authentication Preview are live

Posted by on 08/05/2017<p>If you regularly follow this blog, you should remember that back in December 2016 I wrote a blog post about Azure AD Pass …

Microsoft Official Courses at special prices to get certified

Posted by on 08/05/2017<p>Do you want to attend a Microsoft Official Course and get certified at a special price? Now you have the option to do it.<p>If …

Take a look at the new #AzureAD Admin Console, now in GA!

Posted by on 16/05/2017<p>Back in September 2017 there was an announcement about the new Azure AD portal. which was in Public Preview at that time. We …

EMS Conditional Access using #AzureAD: What is all about

Posted by on 29/05/201702/06/2017<p>It’s really not the first time that you see this feature, EMS Conditional Access, in this blog. Just try to make a …

#AzureAD Privileged Identity Management Approval Workflows are now in Public Preview

Posted by on 24/05/2017<p>Some more great news today from the Azure AD Team! The public preview of some major updates to the Azure AD Privileged …

Do you have the skills to be a MCSA on Windows Server 2016? Try our free test!

Posted by on 06/06/2017<p>You probably want to get certified as a MCSA on Windows Server, but do you have the skills and the technical knowledge?<p>Find …

Ειδική προσφορά MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted by on 03/06/2017<p>Τώρα που ο Windows Server 2012 R2 δίνει την θέση του στον Windows Server 2016, είναι μια καλή στιγμή να εκπαιδευθείτε σε …

New feature updates for #AzureAD Application Proxy, WorkFolders supported also

Posted by on 02/06/201702/06/2017<p>I’ve already presented Azure AD Application Proxy many times, it’s a great feature of Azure AD that you can use to …

Single Sign On to Applications using #AzureAD

Posted by on 01/06/2017<p>Single sign-on provides the capability of a common identity for user of Office 365, Azure, and SaaS applications integrated …

#AzureAD Conditional Access support for Microsoft Teams & the Azure Portal

Posted by on 08/06/201708/06/2017<p>More news today from the Azure AD product group: Conditional Access is extended to be used in the Azure Portal. But …

Watch "Internet Safety: Message from experts" on YouTube

Posted by on 16/06/2017<p>Courtesy of Rotary Kalamaria:<p>The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing …

#AzureAD Connect and the on-premises AD Recycle Bin: What do you need to know about the sourceAnchor attribute

Posted by on 24/06/2017<p>Starting from Windows Server 2008 R2, we had the really good option to enable Active Directory Recycle Bin. After all these …

Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant presents #AzureAD as a leader for Access Management

Posted by on 13/06/2017<p>Well, some of you may not really know who Gartner is, and why this “Magic Quadrant” is so important. Just to clarify a few …

Ping Access for #AzureAD is now Generally Available

Posted by on 18/06/2017<p>Here I am again in an airport lounge, waiting to catch my flight to Athens, Greece, where I should start delivering tomorrow …

Windows 10 Hands-On! (Build 10240)

New Windows 10 TP build available for download: 9860