Category: Microsoft

Attendees disappear from meeting invite in Outlook

A few days ago I got a question from an end user that reported quite a strange issue regarding Meeting invites in Outlook. The user added a meeting room to the meeting invite, and then when the user added a distribution group to the invite, the meeting room and the group disappeared and no meeting…



ClickOnce application suddenly blocked by AppLocker Group Policy

INTRODUCTION With the release of the Windows 7 and corresponding server operating system, the AppLocker technology has become a quintessential tool for system administrators to utilize. Thanks to it, administrators can restrict or allow end-users to run certain applications based on its publisher value, file path or even its unique file hash, all within an…



Using Citrix ingress controller with Azure Kubernetes Service

I’ve had an Ansible playbook to deploy and configure Azure Kubernetes Service on GitHub for a while, and now I’ve gotten around to add Citrix ingress controller! You can read my other blogpost about the playbook here. Citrix has a Kubernetes controller to read ingress objects and their own CRDs (rewrite for example, which isn’t…



Deploy Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) using Ansible

A while ago, I created an Ansible playbook to deploy and configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). I included some of the tools we are using ourselves in Kubernetes, both for internal usage but also to make it easier for the community to get started. You can find the playbook here: ansible-deploy-aks From the beginning, we…




Granting permissions for single users to Azure AD connector in Flow and PowerApps

The Flow and PowerApps connector for Azure AD is great when you want to build an app that read and writes to Azure AD. Or to automate Azure AD tasks like editing groups or users. However, I quickly noticed that the user that wanted to use this connector in Flow was met by the following…



extensionAttributes – add values via Powershell + CSV file

It is common to have one or multiple extensionAttributes in an Azure AD environment for use with Intune for example. These extensionAttributes can be handled in a couple of different ways when it comes to managing the values set for each of those. For simplicity I’ve created a Powershell script that can add values to…



Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac now available in Public Preview

Yesterday Microsoft released Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac in public preview and are now available for download and installation though the Microsoft Defender Security Center. In the onboarding section in Microsoft Defender Security Center, if you have preview features selected, you will see how to onboard macOS machines. You will have the option to download…



Office Cloud Policy Service – Preview Feature

Earlier this year Microsoft announced a new cloud based service that allows administrators to create and manage policies for Office ProPlus users in your tenant, this service is called “Office Cloud Policy Service” or “OCPS” for short. These policies are created and managed via an internet based portal and are then enforced upon members of…



New baseline policies available in Conditional Access

Last week Microsoft starting to rollout three new baseline policies in Conditional Access. Baseline policy: Block legacy authentication (Preview) Baseline policy: Require MFA for Service Management (Preview) Baseline policy: End user protection (Preview) Baseline Policy in Conditional Access are part of Baseline Protection in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and the goal of these policies…