Microsoft Authenticator App Lock

Microsoft MFA has become a popular way of protecting access to Office 365 and Azure services. You can also use it to protect access to Facebook and other web services.

For additional security the latest version of Microsoft Authenticator allows you to require verification every time you run the app on your iOS device. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 4)

In the previous articles about connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server we mostly discussed the procedure for configuring the servers in order to successfully authenticate with them. In this article, I would like to highlight 2 problems that can arise when turning on the trusted identity provider authentication. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 2)

In my previous article, I described an authentication method, where an ADFS Server is responsible for authenticating users. I also described which certificates are needed and how to properly export a certificate, so you can import it to you SharePoint Server. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 1)

Introduction

Many corporations are making the decision to open up their SharePoint Server to the outside world, to mobile users or for external collaboration with their partners. Because of security (and other) reasons, you don’t want to expose your SharePoint Server to the internet. Read the rest

Office 365 PowerShell – Part 3

In the previous article, we took a look at how we can use PowerShell to connect to Skype for Business Online. In this article, we will continue with connecting and managing other services in the Microsoft cloud. Namely, we will be talking about Exchange Online. Read the rest

Office 365 PowerShell – Part 2

In the previous article of this series, I described how to prepare our environment with all the necessary software needed to connect to Office 365. We installed the following software:

  • Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant
  • Azure Active Directory Connect
  • Azure Active Directory PowerShell

After successfully installing, we connected to the cloud services using the following command:

Connect-MsolService -Credential (Get-Credential)

After that, we ran a few more commands to confirm that the PowerShell commands are being ran and executed. Read the rest