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Block Office 365 Sign-In based on On-premise Active Directory Security Group.

Block Office 365 Sign-In based on On-premise Active Directory Security Group. The purpose of this guide is the assist support staff to block access to multiple accounts that has been compromised. To get started, login to Azure Active Directory Portal. https://portal.azure.com 1 From the Main menu, click on Azure Active Directory on the left-hand side.…

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How to Configure ADFS Web Application Proxy for ADSF

How to Configure ADFS Web Application Proxy for ADFS This post will cover the steps needed to configure the ADFS Web Application proxy. What is an ADFS Web Application Proxy? WAP provides reverse proxy functionality for web applications in the corporate network which allows users on most devices to access internal web applications from external…

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Configure ADFS for Office 365

Configure ADFS for Office 365 Requirements: External DNS records for example: fs.o365cloudlab.co.za Internal DNS records for example: fs.thatcloud.com Valid SSL Certificate Service Account with Domain Admin rights More about the requirement can be found here at the Microsoft blog. To get started we need to install the ADSF roles and features. Run Windows PowerShell as…

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Installing Exchange 2016 with Exchange 2010 Co-Existing

Installing Exchange 2016 with Exchange 2010 Co-Existing In this Post, I will look at Installing Exchange 2016 on Windows Server 2016 co-existing with Exchange 2010. Exchange 2016 can only co-exist if the following requirements is met. Exchange 2016 consist of only two major Roles which is the Mailbox and Edge Transport Role. The Mailbox Server…

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Error creating new Mailbox Database Exchange 2010

Error creating new Mailbox Database Exchange 2010 When you try and create a new Mailbox Database, you receive the following Error: How do we resolve this error, to start we need to look at our current AD Server settings in Exchange and that can be checked using the following cmdlet.

As we can see…

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Create Exchange 2010 Database Availability Group (DAG)

Create Exchange 2010 Database Availability Group (DAG) In this post, I will go through the process of creating a DAG in Exchange 2010 SP3. This post will cover the creation of the DAG using Exchange Management Shell. Like any other service the DAG has some pre-requisites that needs to be met. Firstly, let’s go ahead…

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How to find FSMO Roles Holder Active Directory

How to find FSMO Roles Holder Active Directory In this post, I will look at two ways you can find out which Domain Controller holds the FSMO Roles. The first option is to use CMD and run it as Administrator, then run the following cmdlet.

Now let’s go ahead and get the same information…

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Create GPO to Enable RDP on Servers and Create new GPO Link using PowerShell

Create GPO to Enable RDP on Servers and Create new GPO Link using PowerShell In this pot, I will look at a basic Group Policy configuration to enable Remote Desktop on servers in a particular Organizational Unit. I will also showcase how to link a GPO to a different OU using Windows PowerShell. To get…

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