How to use Microsoft Graph and Power Automate to Automate Teams Creation With a Template

Often times the issue with the IT Admins is with the ever growing Teams popularity, how to beat the demand and how to create Teams and specially, how to template it out and automate it. Well, Teams templates are now in the Teams Admin Center where you can see pre-defined templates and the ability to … Continue reading How to use Microsoft Graph and Power Automate to Automate Teams Creation With a Template

Manage Continues Access Evaluation behaviour via Conditional Access Polices

When I first had a play with CAE for the 1st time, I wrote about on the importance of this setting and how to enable it in your environment. Please check the previous article below. https://shehanperera.com/2021/07/10/aad-cae/ Microsoft recently announced the same CAE control will be available via Conditional Access Policies and can be setup per … Continue reading Manage Continues Access Evaluation behaviour via Conditional Access Polices

Azure AD Break Glass Account: What to consider when creating one and how to monitor sign ins

With the growing threats around the world everyday, bad actors are targeting Microsoft 365 ecosystem like never before. Attacks are taking place everyday and if and when they have breached in, their end goal is to go for the "keys to the kingdom". Usually its just the end of the story when they get them. … Continue reading Azure AD Break Glass Account: What to consider when creating one and how to monitor sign ins

Azure AD Hidden Gems. Azure AD Temporary Access Pass

Temporary Access Pass or TAP, is a cool Azure AD feature which is still in Preview, but I see huge wins if Microsoft put this in to general availability so that the IT admins can provide uninterupted security over user accounts. In real life, users may forget to bring the mobile phone to office or … Continue reading Azure AD Hidden Gems. Azure AD Temporary Access Pass

My blog is now among the top 100 Azure blogs

My blog https://shehanperera.com was selected to be among the top 100 Azure blogs. This is a great honor and a motivational boost to keep doing what I’m doing and share my knowledge about the technology. I would like to thank FeedSpot for the consideration. Please check https://blog.feedspot.com/microsoft_azure_blogs/ for the listed blogs. Thank you and Keep … Continue reading My blog is now among the top 100 Azure blogs

How to Assign Admin Roles to Azure AD Groups with Access Reviews and Just in Time Access?

As of July 31 2021, this feature in Generally Available and was notified in the M365 Admin Center with the message MC274516 This approach is how you assign roles to Azure AD Groups along with the Privileged Identity Management features Just in Time access and Access Reviews options. Previous setup If you need to assign … Continue reading How to Assign Admin Roles to Azure AD Groups with Access Reviews and Just in Time Access?

So I created My 1st Power Automate Flow To Send Personalized Reminders To Teams

First of all I must say that I'm not a hardcore developer. If an expert see this, I'm sure they will find many points that needs improvement. You are welcome to comment and point out any issues in this or any improvements.Still a Power Platform novice and a citizen developer 🙂 And I'm sure there … Continue reading So I created My 1st Power Automate Flow To Send Personalized Reminders To Teams

Azure Automate Hybrid Worker Groups to Automate On-Premises Workloads

While Azure Automate can run PowerShell and Python scripts to make the cloud workloads to automate I like to focus on the PowerShell side of things. With PowerShell, you have the ability to connect to connect to modules like Exchange Online, MSOL, Azure AD, Az Storage and etc. Similar to that you can use the … Continue reading Azure Automate Hybrid Worker Groups to Automate On-Premises Workloads

Automate Cross Tenant Resource Access With Azure AD Entitlement Management

With the Azure AD Identity Governance feature "Entitle Management" it is easier to automate the access requests, set expiry dates, justify why a user needs access and get the load out of the IT admins. Azure B2B collaboration is a hot topic these days and the end result should be stresses access from the end … Continue reading Automate Cross Tenant Resource Access With Azure AD Entitlement Management

3 Ways to Enforce Azure AD MFA Registration in Azure AD/ M365 Tenant

Requirement of having MFA on Azure AD accounts are top priority at the moment and basically it has become a basic requirement. There are couple of ways to enable MFA on to user accounts by default. This can make sure all users are protected without having t o run periodic reports etc. Reason for collation … Continue reading 3 Ways to Enforce Azure AD MFA Registration in Azure AD/ M365 Tenant

Edge Browser Apps – A simple solution for managing multiple Outlook accounts for Teams meetings and multiple Teams sessions!

With the current upraise of Teams usage for collaboration meetings have been simplified and gone up to the next level of features. However, Microsoft still haven't addressed the use case where users having multiple Mailboxes in Outlook added with delegation permissions (Shared mailboxes or User mailboxes) and to use the specific account's Teams features when … Continue reading Edge Browser Apps – A simple solution for managing multiple Outlook accounts for Teams meetings and multiple Teams sessions!

Cool and a Powerful feature to stop bulk accidental/ intentional deletion exports in an Azure AD Hybrid Environment

This is a hidden gem for Azure AD Sync connect configurations and I was looking for a feature like this for sometime now. Noticed this was available while trying to perform a migration of the tool to anew server and when reviewing the new confit before commuting. There can be many reasons for this kind … Continue reading Cool and a Powerful feature to stop bulk accidental/ intentional deletion exports in an Azure AD Hybrid Environment