In this episode we talk about new things in Azure since Build & Ignite. Trevor talks about DSC, the Azure Resource Manager API, and does a deep dive on PowerShell Classes NEW to V5. We look at new Azure Automation features and some of what Microsoft Operations Management Suite has to offer. And I do […]

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Came across this interesting tidbit today when enabling and testing Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) with a customer. Microsoft used to require you to enter your old password for validation before issuing a reset. Unfortunately that opened up a few issues for users that may have forgotten their password or need to reset it after expiration. […]

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I’m proud to announce that the company I work for, Project Leadership Associates, was announced as a finalist for Microsoft’s 2015 Enterprise Mobility Partner of the Year! We worked extremely hard to build our EMS practice and exporsure and have had great success with our customers and look forward to continuing that. You can find […]

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Today, Microsoft plugged a gap with one of the most asked features for Right Management Services (RMS), the new RMS Protection Tool. This tool will allow you to automate the process of protecting and unprotecting content with RMS in both on-premises and Azure RMS  scenarios. This is facilitated today through PowerShell Cmdlets, and provides scripting […]

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Follow my live tweet for today’s Windows 10 Partner Pre-Flight Summit! 8:30 am to 9:00 am Day 1 Recap & Day 2 Kickoff 9:00 am to 9:30 am Windows Vision – Margaret Arakawa, General Manager, US Windows & Devices 9:30 am to 10:30 am Windows 10 Identity – Paul Hutmacher, Sr. Support Engineer, CSS 10:30 […]

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I was recently working with a customer and ran into an issue with their Azure AD Sync server failing to complete the configuration with the following error: Unable to establish a connection to the authentication service. Contact Technical Support. We checked out the Application log and found the following Log Name: Application Source: Directory Synchronization […]

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Follow my live tweet for today’s Windows 10 Partner Pre-Flight Summit! 8:30 am to 9:00 am Welcome and Housekeeping – Steve Adams, The Device Guy 9:00 am to 9:30 am Executive Welcome – Pat Schlight – Senior Director, US Channel Development 9:30 am to 10:00 am Partnering for the Future – Intel Insights – TBD […]

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In this session, I’ll review Conditional Access with Azure AD Premiums and how we can leverage its powerful policy based evaluation engine to create access rules for any Azure AD connected application. More sensitive apps can be assigned stricter policies, such as requiring Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) from a registered device while less sensitive apps can […]

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Today, we kickoff the partner pre-flight summit in Redmond for Windows 10! Fairly packed agenda, as you can see, will try and live blog as we go! Tuesday, June 02, 2015 7:30 am to 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast – Microsoft Conference Center 8:30 am to 9:00 am Welcome and Housekeeping – Steve Adams, The […]

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Given that the Enterprise Mobility Suite Platform changes so often, I am starting a recurring monthly session to review (and demo!) what’s new with the EMS platform. We’re working on finalizing the EventBrite page, but I’ll add that here as soon as it’s complete. You can find the video from May’s here Here’s a summary […]

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