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Month: August 2016

MFA helps secure user sign-ins for cloud services beyond just a single password. With MFA for Office 365, users are required to acknowledge a phone call, text message, or app notification on their smart phones after correctly entering their passwords. They can sign in only after this second authentication factor has been satisfied. To enable […]

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With Azure AD Connect Services we can configure which Users, Mail-Enabled Groups, Computers and Mail enabled contacts are synchronized to Office 365. This can be done in three ways (Domain, OU, and Attribute based filtering). For more reading you can go to: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn801051.aspx Organizational Unit Based Filtering Step 1: Log on to the computer that […]

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To successfully synchronize your on-premise Active Directory with Windows Azure Active Directory you can use either DirSync or Azure AD Connect. For reference you can read more here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/active-directory-aadconnect/ Step 1: Download Azure ADSync services. Here is the link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594 Step 2:¬†When you have completed the downloaded, right Click on the AzureADConnect.msi and select “run […]

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In Exchange you have a queue viewer to see whats going on but if you running a lot of servers you will need to open up the queue viewer on each server or connect to each one which can make it quite frustrating when you need to check whats happening on all servers. I wrote […]

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Microsoft have this great tool that assists with issues on Office 365. As a test I didn’t patch one of my newly installed office 2013 installations and attempted to setup a profile for a mailbox hosted on Office 365. The result was endless credentials boxes being presented. Upon running this tool it identified that i […]

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