How to assign O365 license to users – multiple methods

In this post I will show you multiple methods on how to assign O365 license to users. We can assign the license using various portals such as “Microsoft 365 admin center”, “Azure Portal”, “Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin centre”. For repetitive activity, I will show you how to assign O365 license to users using PowerShell command which requires AzureAD module to be installed. Though we can use MSOnline Module as well but that is soon going to be depreciated, hence recommended module to install is AzureAD. This is not just limited to Office 365 license but any other kind of license which has been assigned to you.

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Verify Conditional Access Policies using Report Only mode

In this post I will be covering the toping on how to verify Conditional Access Policies using Report Only Mode. It is always recommended to verify CA Policies before applying it in production. Report only mode comes as a handy tool to simulate the behaviour to check and see what could have happened if policy would have applied.

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Restrict access to Azure Portal from external network using Conditional Access Policy

Restrict access to Azure Portal from external network using Conditional Access Policy

In this post I will cover the topic on how to restrict the access to Azure Portal from external network using Conditional Access Policy. When we say restricting the access from external network – means we are talking about location / IP address range. If organization is having Active Directory installed, they already have Active Directory sites and services with all AD sites specified. These AD Sites (can be called location) will be having list of IP subnets defined for each. Based upon our requirement we can add create the Named Locations through Conditional Access settings and can specify the IP address subnets and can mark them as trusted location.

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Block access to Office 365 if Windows device not patched

Block access to Office 365 if Windows device not patched

In this post I will be discussing on how to Block access to Office 365 access when Windows is not patched. The purpose of this post is to implement a solution so as if any Windows 10 workstation device is not patched for last couple of months (let’s say 6 months), device should not be able to access Office 365 or we can say let’s block the access to Office 365 applications such as word, excel, PowerPoint etc.

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Secure Account using Multi-factor authentication (MFA) in Azure

Secure Account using Multi-factor authentication (MFA) in Azure

In this post I will show you how to Secure Account using Multi-factor authentication (MFA) in Azure or we can say how to setup MFA (Multi-factor Authentication) in Azure. MFA is enabled automatically when you create account on Azure, this is done automatically as part of Security defaults. But this is not the only way (ie. Security Defaults) to achieve Multi-factor authentication. There are other methods and much suitable and recommended by Microsoft. Conditional Access is one the better way to achieve the MFA.

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