Tag - Azure AD

Announcing the Practice Development Community and Monthly Educational Series

Today is a big day here at ITProMentor.com. We are entering a new year, and we have a big agenda to go along with it! In my recent surveys many of you indicated interest in gathering together and forming a community. As well, more than a few have asked...
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Troubleshooting weird Azure AD Join issues

If you are starting to do more Azure AD Join (or disjoin/rejoin) operations, you may run into some issues at times where the computer reports an error. These can take several forms, but generally the message is, "Sorry dude, but you can't join/register this device." Here are a few scenarios that...
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Boost your security with Hybrid Azure AD Join: From Zero to Conditional Access in one afternoon

"Alex, I work at a non-profit and I would love to take advantage of the better security in Microsoft 365 Business (we have Business Premium now), but it sounds like it is for "cloud-only" customers? Is that right?? We are using Office 365 for Exchange, but we can't go cloud-only...
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2020 Edition of the Recommended Conditional access policy design guide is available now

I just finished updating the Conditional access design guide, part of the Microsoft 365 Best practices checklists. The new updates reflect some carefully considered feedback from my clients (real-world scenarios), as well as some new additions and a better organizational structure, in three major groups:  Authentication Baseline policies – Replaces the Security...
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Windows Hello for Business: Azure AD Join vs. Hybrid Join

Windows Hello for Business replaces a traditional password when signing into your workstation, with a stronger two-factor authentication. One factor being some kind of local gesture such as a PIN, fingerprint or facial recognition, and the other being a key or certificate that is bound to the device itself. When you...
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Updates coming soon to the Azure AD Best practices checklist

Update: The best practices checklists and guides are now available at GumRoad. I will be updating the best practices checklist and guide for Azure AD again soon, but I wanted to post a couple of notes about the coming changes--since it may be a while before I get around to...
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Reader question: How do I setup iOS devices after disabling app permissions consent for my users?

I continue to get great feedback and questions from our readership lately. Keep it up! I love to field these questions and use them to improve my literature. This person (who is also an MVP) also wished to remain anonymous, and had a couple of good questions regarding my Azure...
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