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Using Windows certificate store in Mozilla Firefox

Lots of companies are using Mozilla Firefox in their corporate environment. Firefox came up with a great new feature in the latest version – it will support Windows enterprise trusted root certificates! No more need for adding certificates to Firefox seperatly using the keytool:

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Just use the Windows Active Directory Group Policies to deploy your certificates – most of you already do this for use with Microsoft Internet Explorer and other software. To enable this great new feature Firefox introduced a new configuration parameter named security.enterprise_roots.enabled this needs to be set to true in the about:config page:

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Bechtle-Blog Office 365 PowerShell

Assign Office 365 licenses based on Active Directory groups

I’ve done several Microsoft Office 365 project with together with some of our customers. In most implementations I was asked if there’s a way to assign Office 365 licenses (a.k.a. plans) to users based on their Active Directory group memberships.

Most companies have built their entire permission model on Microsoft Active Directory. With Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) Microsoft offers a powerful and great tool for synchronizing user and group account from the customers on-premise environment into the Office 365 cloud.

Unfortunately there is no built-in technique to automatically assign licenses. Therefore I wrote a small PowerShell script to complete this task.

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