Windows 10 Azure AD Join build 1607

This is going to be a short blogpost on the updated experience on what it looks like for a user doing a out of the box Azure AD Join in the Anniversary Edition of Windows 10. There is a few and cool new things giving the user a much better experience.

One thing to notice is that Convenience Pin is disabled by default for Domain Joined or Azure AD Joined machines. Read on to learn how this affects the users.

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Single Sign-On to on-premises resources from Azure AD joined when Onprem

Azure AD Join was introduced in Windows 10 and allows a Windows 10 device to register with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and allows Azure AD users to sign-in to the device using their work credentials or more commonly know as their O365 credentials.

Users on these devices will enjoy Single Sign-On (SSO) to Office 365 or other SaaS applications.

The really cool part is that if this user is working within the corporate network the user can enjoy SSO to on-premises Integrated Windows Authentication based resources as well, provided the organization has enabled this functionality. Continue reading

#WhatsNext roadshow kommer til en by nær deg

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Juni er måneden hvor EVRY setter i gang en stor Norges turne med fokus på Microsoft Azure tjenester og klient håndtering i en moderne og fremtidsrettet IT hverdag.

Vi vil ta turnen innom 9 byer og levere et show bestående av Azure MVP Anders Eide, Windows IT-Pro MVP Olav Tvedt, Product Manager Jan Ketil Skanke og Microsoft Norge sine beste folk.

Byene som blir besøkt er Brumunddal, Ålesund, Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim, Oslo, Sandefjord, Haugesund og Kristiansand.

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Connecting Windows 10 to the Cloud (Azure AD Domain Join)

Update Jan 2016: This blog post was based on preview of Win 10 and without all current features in Azure AD.  I have since this blog post found a lot of very good scenarios for joining Azure AD. Check my newest posting on this matter.

Microsoft has been stating that Windows 10 will be utilizing Azure AD in a new way:

With Windows 10 we’ll also add the ability to leverage Azure Active Directory, devices can be connected to Azure AD, and users can login to Windows with Azure AD accounts or add their Azure ID to gain access to business apps and resources

With the newest build I have been searching for ways to join my Windows 10 device to Azure AD but it took a while to figure it out. Twitter was a good friend and with tips from @mniehaus and @jarvidmark on twitter I figured it out. Continue reading