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Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync is something that I am sure many of you are going to be pleased to hear about! this is going to help those of you who maybe have more complex deployments I know this is seen quite a bit in the education sector from the early days (traditional) where by […]

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Windows Azure is growing rapidly on a daily basis, and as more organizations look into reducing business running costs, expanding IT infrastructure and looking at new ways to enhance the IT experience for there users it is important that you keep up to date with the ever changing world. Cloud Application Integration with Windows Azure […]

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Are you finding it irritating having to keep logging out of your Office 365 Administration Portal to login to Windows Azure Management Portal or visa versa? Surely it would be easier to use the same identity right? well… I am going to go through steps to show you how to do this and hopefully make […]

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I am noticing of late that people are asking questions regarding the alternative email behaviour for elevated user accounts in Office 365 and want confirmation of what email’s these elevated users should receive in terms of service update notifications billing (monthly invoices / notifications password reset emails User accounts that have Office 365 Administrator Roles […]

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* I have updated this post to reflect information since MFA went into General Availability * Multi-factor authentication is an additional security measure to validate the identity of End Users. A secondary-authentication process gets initiated typically via an automated phone call to a mobile device or via a text message requiring a password. Microsoft also […]

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Microsoft Launched SkyDrive Pro in Wave 15 of Office 365 which allowed all new adopters of the cloud service to use, Early adopters of Office 365 had to wait for the Wave 14 > Wave 15 scheduled upgrade before they could benefit from this service. Traditionally peoples perception of Office 365 was that it offered […]

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Microsoft Office 365 is getting better every day, and every day we get even more people sign-up to office 365 in readiness to look at moving their organization over to Microsoft Cloud Services, and on a regular occasion we see the same questions being asked… and many are around the identity approach customers should take […]

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In this article I am going to walkthrough how to configure your internal certificate authority (Windows Active Directory Certificate Services) in order to allow you to use smartcard authentication on your windows active directory domain. Introduction The need for security and enhanced privacy is increasing as electronic forms of identification replace face-to-face and paper-based ones. […]

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I came across an annoying issue somewhat a few weeks ago when I thought to remotely manager my Server 2012 Hyper-V Server from my Windows 8 Desktop as oppose to using Remote Desktop. I don’t have my Hyper-V Host on a Domain and so it was somewhat troublesome if I am honest with you. I […]

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Over the past couple of months I had to spend some time learning about Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Infrastructure and components, and I have brought together this article which will hopefully help out other people who are looking at implementing this product from Microsoft within there organization. I am by far not a Microsoft Dynamics […]