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 …

Microsoft

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 …

Virtualization

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 …

Active Directory

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 …

Windows Phone

#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 …

Apps

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 …

Authentication

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 …

Virtualization

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 …

Security

#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 …

Project Management

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 …

Windows Server

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 …

Active Directory

#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 …

Cisco Systems

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

Windows 10 Technical Preview: what’s new

Windows 10 is available for download, so as you can see I’ve already downloaded and installed it on my laptop. I would like to start using it, …

If you want to enable DirectAccess on Windows 10 TP, you’ll need this trick…

In my company we’re used all these years to work with DirectAccess. It’s fascinating to connect automatically to your corporate network, without …