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Important notice for Office 365 email customers who have configured connectors

If you’re an Exchange Online or Exchange Online Protection (EOP) subscriber and you have configured connectors, this post contains important information that might impact your organization. To make sure that your mail flow isn’t interrupted, we strongly recommend that you read this post and take any necessary action at your earliest convenience. The change will…

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Basic Tintri Storage Tasks with Powershell

Download Tintri powershell tools here: http://urbannerd-consulting.com/?page_id=7094 Launch the Tintri Powershell Module Next we will connect to the Tintri Server Using the following command : Connect-TintriServer TintriServer (zactst01) Next you will be prompted to provide “Super Admin” Credentials for the Tintri Storage Device Next screen will show that we made a successful connection to the device…

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How to Manually Configure Outlook for Office 365

How to Manually Configure Outlook for Office 365. This is especially handy if you encounter issues with auto-discover attempting to connect to the Exchange server. Here’s a quick guide that walks you through the process of manually configuring Outlook for Office 365, on both Windows 7 and 8. Go to https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com Go to the Office 365 tab…

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VMware vs Hyper-V – Virtualization Battle

VMware vs Hyper-V is the hot topic in the virtualization Market because more than half of all server workloads are virtualized currently. It will be expected to increase by 86% in 2016. So it is very important to understand the comparison and feature offering by leading Virtualization providers VMware vs Hyper-V. VMware is still a dominant…

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How to Disabled OWA Signatures in Office 365 for all Staff.

This is normally done if a 3rd Party email branding software like exclaimer or CodeTwo is being used. Native to Office 365 (Exchange Online) there is a great way to prevent users from Enabling Signatures in OWA : Disable OWA Signatures. First lets create a connection to Office 365 Powershell. $UserCredential = Get-Credential Next lets create…

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DHCP Server UI displaying wrong IP address in Windows 2012 (169.254)

Got to help out with a customer with a very interesting query. Authorized DHCP server not showing the correct server name or IP instead it comes up as a (169.254.X ) IP. To resolve this issue or incorrect GUI Display we need to change the NIC binding with the steps below. How to set/view the…

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Find MAC Addresses of member NICs in a Native Windows Team

This article describes how to get the MAC addresses of all member Network Interface Cards (NICs ) in Native Windows Network Teams  present in a Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 using PowerShell. There are lot of instances where the network communications fail when we are teaming up the incorrect network interfaces. Especially when the team members…

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