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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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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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Creating a Simple No Code Custom Apps in Microsoft Teams

  With the massive growth of Microsoft Teams since the start of the global COVID19 pandemic and Microsoft’s focus on pushing Teams as its primary collaboration interface. Organisations are now looking at how Teams can be used to optimise their End User experience by customising the solution to meet their

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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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Windows Virtual Desktop – Part 1

This time we will take a look at Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure. We will connect this cloud solution to our own infrastructure so that we can use on-premises services as well. In order to make this work we already have a Site-to-Site VPN gateway connection setup to connect our

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Privileged Identity Management – Custom Roles

As I have mentioned earlier, I believe and hope that Microsoft will be implementing more and more self service features in Azure. This is because I believe that automation and self service are key components in a secure infrastructure, simply because manuel processes often are bypassed or not followed correctly.

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Desktop Analytics

Desktop analytics is now available but only integrated with SCCM, so no Intune configuration for now, but let’s give it a test spin. We will start by clicking Desktop Analytics in Microsoft 365 Device Management or by using this direct link https://aka.ms/desktopanalytics Select Start. Then we need to Accept service

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

Infrastructure architect with focus on Windows Client management & security.

Cloud & security specialist with focus on Microsoft backend products and cloud technologies.

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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