I’m a BIG fan of Microsoft’s Operations Management Suite (OMS) platform, especially the Log Analytics function. Today, I’m going to walk you through how to use OMS to track Unplanned changes, such as software changes occurring outside of a maintenance window. First, let’s fire up our OMS Dashboard. I’ve already gone ahead and connected this […]

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Microsoft announced yesterday that they were removing the requirement to provision an Azure storage account and manually configure Azure RMS logging, and that it would be now FREE and enabled automatically in ANY Azure RMS subscription new or old. Microsoft details the process on Technet, let’s walk through it. I previously did not have RMS […]

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So while patching our ATA Center and ATA Gateway server, we found that after a reboot, the ATA services weren’t coming back up on our Center box. Seemed that the services were cycling between the Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics Center and Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics Gateway services kept trying to start and failed. Looking in […]

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Late last year, Microsoft launched some new capabilities around Conditional Access, specifically for the Windows OS. Previously, Conditional Access policies were primarily focused around mobile devices. While doing some testing, research and having a few discussions, I decided to dig a big deeper into the following setting that exists for both Exchange Online and SharePoint […]

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Microsoft announced in January, that they would allow enterprises to identify corporate-owned devices (vs. personal/BYO) via importing IMEI information. Typically this IMEI information is gathered from the carriers/distributors at time of purchase, so organizations can pre-populate/identify personal vs. corp devices. This can be used for applying policies that are different than those applied to personally […]

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Back in December, I first talked about the concept of managing Office mobile apps without need for enrollment. This was great for scenarios such as: Having corporate policies against enrolling ANY personal device in an MDM Customers looking to move from their current MDM provider to Intune, but need MAM now Customers looking to stay […]

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Last night, the Intune update enabling support for Apple’s Apple Volume Purchase Program for Business (VPP) went live (on my tenant :)). The VPP program itself is meant to reduce the overhead of having to track multiple purchased copies of apps in the Enterprise. Intune works with VPP by importing information from the app store, […]

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