Tag: ios

  • Outlook for iOS – Blocking the app

    Outlook for iOS – Blocking the app

    Using the Exchange ActiveSync Management Policies, we can block this app from connecting to Our Exchange hosted Mailboxes. This Outlook App is identified in the Exchange ActiveSync Management as ‘Outlook-iOS-Android/1.0’. The OWA for iOS and Android will be available for periode of time, but it will not be further developed. At the moment there aren’t […]

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  • Outlook Backend Cloud Service – Data Storage

    Outlook Backend Cloud Service – Data Storage

    What does this Backend Cloud Service for Outlook store and for how long? Microsoft stores a subset of email, calendar information and attachments. It is said to be stored for atleast a month, but longer if the user accesses the items more then once. Today it stored in Amazon Web Services, but during 2015 it […]

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  • Outlook for iOS – Roadmap

    Outlook for iOS – Roadmap

    Outlook for iOS is still missing keypoints in the feature toolbox, so here is a little list of what Microsoft said during todays YamJam what is in the roadmap. – Encrypted Email Support – Join Lync Meeting Link – Global Address List Searchable – SharePoint Calendar Access – OneDrive for Business – Synchronize Contacts to […]

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  • Outlook for iOS Authentication – Deeper dive

    Outlook for iOS Authentication – Deeper dive

    Lets look a little deeper into the Security mechanism behind Outlook for iOS, and I believe alot of the Buzz during the last days could have been avoided. Microsoft addresses this issue, because an iOS Device will terminate the Application trying to run in the background, after 10 minutes. Making the app unable to check […]

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  • Outlook for iOS – Update!

    Outlook for iOS – Update!

    Microsoft held a YamJam today in the Office 365 IT Pros Network, underneath the Exchange IT Pro Group. We have been discussing the Security, Features and Controls, but lets have a look the Security which is the bigger Buzz the last days. Outlook for iOS and soon Android uses a Backend Cloud Service. The first purpose […]

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  • Outlook for iOS – Unsecure?

    Outlook for iOS – Unsecure?

    What is the Buzz? Microsoft rebrands their purchase of Acompli to Outlook and relaunches it for iOS and in preview for Android. Alot of ITpros and Sysadmins have banned the App from their MDM controlled Devices, because it has two potential security risks. 1. It integrates with cloud services like OneDrive and Dropbox, for consumers […]

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  • OWA App now for Android

    OWA App now for Android

    Earlier I mentioned the OWA or Outlook Web App for iOS Devices and now the same App for Android Devices is released, but it will leave onpremise Exchange Servers hanging for another while. Source: http://blogs.office.com/2014/06/11/owa-for-android-now-available-on-select-devices/ It looks very much the same as OWA for iOS, which looks the same as on Windows Phone. We kind […]

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  • Office 365 OWA App for iOS

    Office 365 OWA App for iOS

    Just as simple and as good looking App for managing Your Office 365 Webmail / OWA from Your iOS Device, bought iPad and iPhone. http://blogs.office.com/2013/07/16/owa-for-iphone-and-owa-for-ipad/ Download free from Your App Store, and simply login to the App With Your Office 365 credentials. Doesn’t matter if Your Federated or not. Windows Phone 8/8.1 is taking over iOS:  

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  • Azure Active Directory Second Factor Authentication

    Azure Active Directory Second Factor Authentication

                All Microsoft Cloud Services stores user objects in Azure Active Directory, and now it supports a second factor of authentication. This is ONLY for none federated users, so if you are federated by using ADFS you will have to install your own second factor on your ADFS Server.   […]

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I am Roy Apalnes, a Microsoft Cloud Evangelist working av Sopra Steria. Main focus in Microsoft Security and Endpoint Management, with a bigger picture in mind.

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