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Non-Destructive PIN reset

When we use Windows Hello for Business and a user forgets the PIN, it can be reset directly from the sign-in page. By default, this will be a destructive PIN reset, the existing PIN, and underlying credentials, including any keys or certificates added to their Windows Hello container, will be

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Windows Hello for Business Cloud Trust

We have a lot of customers who use Windows Hello for Business Azure AD joined Key trust. But now that Windows Hello for Business cloud trust is available (preview), we expect to see a move towards Cloud Trust, maybe this could also be interesting for your setup? Key trust is

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SharePoint integration with Azure AD B2B

When we share data In SharePoint with a user outside our directory, SharePoint will by default use a one-time code sent to the user so the user can verify their identity. This is also the case with OneDrive and if you do it from teams using open in SharePoint. But

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Group writeback in Azure AD

This time we will take a closer look at the new group writeback functionality in Azure AD. I really think this will open a lot of possibilities also on-premises. Prerequisites Azure AD Premium license Azure AD Connect version 2021 December release or later. Enable Azure AD Connect group writeback But

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Report risky signins past 24 hours

Identity theft is a major concern for most companies. Complex Conditional Access rules/setups may unintentionally leave accounts without multifactor authenticaton. Another aspect of this “not following up” on the technical security features that is set up, is that every day tasks tends to take precedence over tasks that has an

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How to configure Windows 365 Enterprise Azure AD join

Windows 365 Enterprise Azure AD join – Microsoft Hosted Network.   Introduction Many of us have been waiting for native Azure AD join for Windows 365 Enterprise since its release in August 2021. But wait no longer! The native Azure AD join support has finally become a reality. In this

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How to secure Windows 365 using a FIDO2 security key

Secure your Windows 365 Cloud PC(s) with Conditional Access and FIDO2 security keys. Introduction We have already written about FIDO2 security keys on several occasions (I will add the links below), which has inspired me to see how I could secure Windows 365 using Conditional Access and a FIDO2 security

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Manage local administrator rights on Windows 365 Cloud PCs.

Managing local administrator rights on Windows 365 Cloud PCs. Introduction I’ve been writing about Windows 365 over the past few months, and in the original Windows 365 blog post I quickly mentioned that users by default doesn’t have local admin rights on their Cloud PC(s), and how to grant users

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Identity Protection and guests

This time we will have a closer look at Identity Protection and possible impact for guest users (B2B collaboration users).   So in order to test this out we will create a Identity protection user risk policy requiring all users to change password if there risk is calculated to medium

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Passwordless using FIDO2 security key with HoloLens 2

Introduction Some time ago I was asked by FEITIAN if I would like to test their FIDO2 key. I said yes, because I am in a project where we will onboard Microsoft HoloLens’s in production, in that journey, we will make use of FIDO2 keys + Windows Hello for Business

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Intune multi app kiosk mode using the new Microsoft edge

Introduction This is my notes while playing around with kiosk. I was testing the brand-new Kiosk setting for the new Microsoft Edge and the only result I got out of that was a non-working device. Eventlog saying MDM Session: Failed to get AAD Token for sync session User Token: (Unknown

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Manage security polices directly from the cloud without co-management

Introduction When you use the Configuration Manager tenant attach scenario, you can deploy endpoint security policies from Intune to devices you manage with Configuration Manager. Prerequisites Tenant attach CMG (only if you need it to apply policies to internet based devices) Configuration Manager current branch version 2006 or later, with

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Windows and Office deployment lab kit

Introduction Microsoft just introduced an updated kit for IT pros to plan, test and validate deployment and management of desktops running Windows 10 Enterprise and Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise. This was earlier known as “Windows insider lab for Enterprise” or “Olympia”.   The lab will cover technologies: Microsoft Endpoint

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Modern Roaming Profile – Enterprise State Roaming (ESR) + UE-V

     Introduction Enterprise State Roaming is available to any organization with an Azure AD Premium or Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) license. It enables users to sync user- and application settings across devices. It is an upgraded version of what you probably know as Roaming profile, but with no

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How to activate app lock on Microsoft Authenticator app

Microsoft Authenticator app has been around for a long time, originally released as beta in 2016. It has served us well with easier and safer access to our resources using Microsoft accounts as well as Azure AD accounts. By using the app, we can do two-factor authentication without the need

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Step by step Autopilot scenarios

Last updated 14.08.2020 Introduction I have written the following blog to share some of the valuable sources of information I have discovered while developing my knowledge related to the rollout of Modern Workplace clients using Microsoft365 Intune and Autopilot. Instead of a standard how to guide I have decided to

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Windows Virtual Desktop and Azure File Shares

In our original series on Windows Virtual Desktop we used a standard file server to host the FSLogix Profiles, this was the only option at the time – if used together with our on-premises Active Directory. Now it’s possible to use Azure file shares and on-premises Active Directory together (Preview

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Azure AD support for FIDO2 in hybrid environments

Last year we wrote about Azure AD and password-less sign-in http://blog.mindcore.dk/2019/07/azure-ad-and-password-less-sign-in.html Now we also have support (Public preview) for this in hybrid environments, so let’s try it out. We will use the same Yubico security NFC as last time. First thing we need to be aware of is that we

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Windows Virtual Desktop – Part 5

This is part 5 of our posts regarding Windows Virtual Desktop, until now we have covered: Part 1 – Created a Windows Virtual Desktop tenant – Part 1 Part 2 – Created a service principal and some customization of our on-premises AD – Part 2 Part 3 – Provisioning a

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Windows Virtual Desktop – Part 4

This is part 4 of our posts regarding Windows Virtual Desktop, until now we have covered: Part 1 – Created a Windows Virtual Desktop tenant – Part 1 Part 2 – Created a service principal and some customization of our on-premises AD – Part 2 Part 3 – Provisioning a

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Windows Virtual Desktop – Part 3

This is part 3 of our posts regarding Windows Virtual Desktop, until now we have covered: Part 1 – Created a Windows Virtual Desktop tenant – Part 1 Part 2 – Created a service principal and some customization of our on-premises AD – Part 2 In this part we will

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Windows Virtual Desktop – Part 2

This is part 2 of our posts regarding Windows Virtual Desktop, until now we have covered: Part 1 – Created a Windows Virtual Desktop tenant – http://blog.mindcore.dk/2019/11/windows-virtual-desktop-part-1.html Now let’s continue and create a service principal. We will create the service principal with PowerShell, in order to do that you will

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Modern Workplace consultant and a Microsoft MVP in Windows and Devices for IT.

Infrastructure architect with focus on Modern Workplace and Microsoft 365 security.

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Infrastructure architect with focus on design, implementation, migration and consolidation.

Infrastructure consultant with focus on cloud solutions in Office365 and Azure.

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