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
It has been a while since my last blogpost as I have been on parental leave with my 1 year old son. I have also got a new employment since then and are now working for Lumagate AS in Norway as a Senior Consultant. Over to the important stuff 🙂
Domain joining a PC has been the way for companies in a long time to make sure they have a common identity inside their network and control of the PCs in their network. This does not change with Windows 10. However new possibilities come to play when Azure AD becomes a part of the picture. Continue reading
On October 14th 2015 we had a Windows 10 Launch event for our customers at Microsoft Norway’s Office at Lysaker. This is my slides from my presentation: Continue reading
As part of Microsoft Norway’s Windows 10 Launch week in September 2015 I was so lucky to be delivering the bootcamp itself together with my colleague Olav Tvedt (MVP) @Olavtwitt and Alex de Jong @alexdejongcom .
So I have been testing around a bit with password changes on Windows 10 when my machine is joined to Azure AD. I have testet a few scenarios and would like you share my impressions. All scenarios are based on a Cloud Only enviroment and does not have any connections to an OnPremise AD. Continue reading
I have had a few questions about how to do all clean installation of Windows 10 and make sure it activates correctly. It is quite easy, but you need to do the work 2 times. Continue reading
Today Microsoft announced that the ConfigMgr vNext Technical Preview 2 is available for download. This preview will let you have a look at the functionality that will deliver full support for Windows 10 deployment, upgrade and management.
New features available in Technical Preview 2 include: Continue reading
Some people have been having trouble activating latest Windows 10 builds. This is probably because Microsoft have changed the product keys that are used in the Insider Preview, beginning with Build 10158.
A while back I wrote a post regarding Azure AD Join or Connect to cloud that it was called in earlier build. Since then a lot of stuff has happened and I really feel the quality and usefullness of Azure AD Join is getting close to target.
So this post is gonna focus on the OOBE experience of a new users experience when logging into a new computer for the first time. I am sorry for the norwegian language in the screenshots I have made, but you will understand what they are about anyway 🙂 Continue reading
In current build 10122 it will at first look as you are not able to connect your Microsoft Account (MSA) after you have Azure Domain joined your device. This is just an lack in GUI. I will show you a way to do this in build 10122 to make you able to be both Azure AD Domain joined and at the same time access the Store and the other MSA-integrated functions in Windows 10
UPDATE: It seems that in current build the connect MSA is still missing, but my solution in this post does not work the same way anymore. Investegating…