Edge Chromium (almost) perfect configuration

The only prompt on browser launch is to sync or not.

So I’ve been trying to get the new Edge to open, sign in automatically with the current user’s Azure AD credentials and then turn on sync, without any screens to click through or anything like that.

I’ve got about as close as is possible – user opens the browser, it signs them in and asks if they want to sync or not.

To get this to work we have the UserPrincipalName of all our accounts identical to the Office 365 primary email address (and sign-in name). The devices are all hybrid Azure AD domain joined (see here if you thought you couldn’t set this up as it wants a forest level SCP) Continue reading “Edge Chromium (almost) perfect configuration”

Deploying the new Edge (Edgium!)

Microsoft Edge (based on Chromium)’s shiny new logo

I’ve been following the new Edge browser for a while, using the Dev version as my main browser for almost a year now. Now that it’s been released I want to update my network to replace the old Edge with the new one – which I call Edgium. What better way to do this than using the built in Edge management section which appeared recently when I updated my¬† MEMCM installation?

If you’re just looking for Edge MSI installer it’s available from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/business/download however we don’t need this if doing the deployment through MEMCM. Continue reading “Deploying the new Edge (Edgium!)”