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Passwordless Journey

Introduction In November 2020, the annual internal Techon was held at my employer. This was my first live stream using workplace by Facebook which was also the first session I have had in a conference style. It was a really nice experience learning more about the streaming opportunities with OBS and my stream deck. During the presentation, I had 45 to talk about my experience with the Passwordless Journey. Since I recorded the session, I´ve uploaded it to my youtube channel.

Windows Virtual Desktop with ARM and Azure DevOps

Introduction In this post we will cover how to setup Windows Virtual Desktop ARM template with Azure DevOps. We walkthrough 2 different ARM templates. I’m using the ARM WVD templates from Microsoft: https://github.com/Azure/RDS-Templates/tree/master/ARM-wvd-templates that came earlier in 2020. CreateAndProvisionHostPool AddVirtualMachinesToHostPool Figure 1: Visualized DevOps Workflow ARM pipelines In Figure 1, we can see that the Azure DevOps build pipeline is integrated with Azure Key Vault for secrets management. We are using Service Connection with Azure, so that the ARM templates and PowerShell scripts can run in the context of the service principal.

Bitwarden and Yubikey

Introduction Password Managers is still a necessity in 2020, and will be for a long time. I’ve been using Bitwarden with YubiKeys for a while now, so it was about time to share some experience, and how easy it’s to get started. Bitwarden https://bitwarden.com/ is an Open Source Password Manager that is hosted on GitHub https://github.com/bitwarden. This means that you have full control over source code, and you also could contribute to the project.

Intune – MEM – Configure Edge browser for iOS and Android

Introduction It’s Time to Move to EDGE Mobile! Step 1 App Protection Policies Target Edge for iOS and Android Step 2 App configuration polices – Target Edge for iOS and Android Step 3 Check out new Browser experience with EDGE Documentation Its_Time_to_Move_to_EDGE_Mobile Back in November 2019 the Managed browser was announced to be retired March 31 2020. Already from February 1, 2020, the Intune Managed Application was going to removed from Google Play Store and iOS App Store.

Gearing up for Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning

Introduction In this post, we will cover the Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning (preview) released in November 2019. The Cloud provisioning is an Agent that can bridge between on-prem and Azure AD to sync users. I don’t see cloud provisioning as a replacement for AD Connect, but more like simplifying the way to configure user provisioning, across more complex setups with multiple or disconnected forests. Trying to achieve this earlier with AD Connect, requires a complex setup dependent on AD Trust.

Hasta La Vista ADFS – Migrate from AD FS to Azure AD with style

Introduction Microsoft introduced AD FS application activity report (preview) and Azure AD staged rollout (preview) back in November 2019. These announcements are great opportunities to start the planning year 2020, to get rid of your AD FS environments. I will throughout this post see if these tools can speed up the migration processes. Why start this project when my ADFS environment is working “perfectly” and our organization has spent so much time configuring setting up the 3.