Using Office 365 Portal Security Token for Authentication with custom website

When creating a lot of different web front-ends, it is always rather complex to get started with single sign-on or integrated login. The simple way to not maintain a credential database or passwords is to validate against a 3. party website. This is where the Office 365 Portal comes in handy, especially because many companies are already validating against or with it. I created this code as part of another solution, the example here has been cut down for demonstration purposes and easy integration. You will be able to validate against Portal.microsoftonline.com as long as the login is allowed for [...]

By | 2017-12-11T08:59:07+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Office 365, Scripting & Development, Security|0 Comments

Set Desktop and Lock Screen wallpaper with Intune in Windows 10

This is a quick blog post to show you can set this fairly easily using Intune. Intune requires you to point to a URL for the wallpaper which at first seems a bit odd, but it actually makes a lot of sense when you have solutions like OneDrive. What am I talking about? Well, find a suitable wallpaper and place it on your Sharepoint OneDrive or Personal OneDrive. Then share the wallpaper and create a public viewing link like so   Next, test the link by pasting the URL into your browser and take a look at the result. It [...]

How to manage Bitlocker on a Azure AD Joined Windows 10 Device managed by Intune.

When joining a computer to AAD either manually or by using a provisioning package, Bitlocker will be enabled automatically if your device has the necessary prerequisites. However in the case that Bitlocker is disabled this is how you enable Bitlocker, save the Bitlocker Key Protector to ADD (also known as the recovery key) and recover the key in the case you need it. So this blog post is both for the end-user and IT-pro I guess. In this scenario we have configured a Device Compliance Policy in Intune where we require Encryption of data storage on devices and sent the [...]

December 17th: Azure AD Connect – Step by Step (Pixi Book Style)

A Coretech Christmas Tale. Once a upon a time customers were having difficulties connecting their on-premise Active Directory to Azure AD. Throughout this post We will tell the story about "Test-users-1" and his journey from his well-known On-Premise AD (AD.Sandbx.dk) to the exciting Cloud know as Azure. If you are a customer and wish to recreate "Test-User-1" journey. Then it can easily be done by following his steps and completing your own POC for Azure AD. ___________________ Attached to this blog are a Word Document that in details shows all steps of the proces in 6 easy steps. Create Azure [...]

By | 2015-12-17T09:00:54+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Azure, Office 365|4 Comments

When Power BI met the SCCM Community

SCCM Community meet Power BI – Power BI meet the SCCM Community… This blog post is the part 1 of 2 blog posts – and as you can see it’s all about introductions. Power BI is not a “new” thing, it’s been around for some time but is really just now starting to take off. (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/) So what is Power BI? It’s a new online service for us to get insight of our SCCM data, and for us to further display data internally or to others. Previous versions was a coop between Power BI and Office 365, but now we [...]

By | 2015-12-03T23:06:28+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Configuration Manager (SCCM), Office 365|1 Comment

Microsoft EMS News App for Windows 10 and Windows Phone 10

Update: The app has now changed name and is published to the Microsoft store under the name Microsoft EMS Resources An updated blog post is published here: http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/mas/december-11-microsoft-enterprise-mobility-suite-ems-resources-at-your-fingertips/ As an IT-Pro I am used to staying up to date on the latest technology that I am working with. And with On-premises solutions like traditional ConfigMgr implementations, staying up to to date is not too hard with a little bit of effort since new features and updates are not added daily as opposed to what is going on in the Cloud. The cloud is evolving so fast with new features and services added daily [...]

By | 2015-11-11T20:20:28+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Azure, Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), Office 365|6 Comments

Change TimeZone on mailboxes

Do you have one or more mailboxes running in a wrong TimeZone on your Office 365 or Exchange environment? Don't worry it is easy to fix, and I will show you how do to it. Follow this blog post and you will learn how to see current TimeZone on a mailbox, how to change it, and how to changes TimeZone on all mailboxes.

By | 2017-08-21T21:18:34+00:00 October 28th, 2011|Office 365|2 Comments

Adding Exchange attributes to AD in an Office 365 with SSO environment

If you running Office 365 with Single Sign-on in a newly created Active Directory domain without an on-premise Exchange installation, you will missing the Exchange attributes. The Exchange attributes enable you to manage the exchange parameters on distribution list and mail enabled users through the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in.

By | 2011-10-20T15:43:09+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Office 365|0 Comments