SSO with ADFS for Office 365 / Part I

Hello everyone, During last year, my team had a lot of Office 365 implementation and migration. Although Office 365 has a lot of services, and we can spend so many time in discussing and explaining their functionalities, I decided to describe and show you how to implement Single Sign On (SSO) for your Office 365…

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Problem with objectGUID and ImmutableID

Hello, If you have ever configured Office 365 and AD Connect in order to configure Hybrid environment, you know that is a pretty easy process. Simply follow AD Connect wizard and job will be done very quickly. By default, AD Connect will use UPN and and match or create user in Office 365. Behind the…

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Azure – FTP on Ubuntu machine

Hello follows, It’s time to start talking about Microsoft Azure, cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications . . . A lot of Azure services will be covered in this “Tech Trainer Azure series”, and for today I decided to explain how to configure FTP on Ubuntu machine on…

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Reconfigure SYSVOL sync using DFRS

Few weeks ago, one of my clients had a problem with processing GPO on client computers. Different computers applied different setting from same GPO, but from different domain controllers. All tests related to replication was successful, all GPOs are applied, but replication between domain controllers was is problem, and because that clients had a different…

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How to change default RemoteApp port

Hello all, I assume that most of Windows administrators is once in a life tried to configure and use Remote App. That is not a “big deal” for installing and configuring, but some (most) of parameters can be configured only with PowerShell. One of that parameters is changing default RDP port from 3389 to any…

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How to install PowerShell v4

Hello everyone, long time no see 🙂 Today, I’ll give quick tutorial how to install PowerShell version 4. By default PowerShell version 2 is available in 2008 R2 & Windows 7, and there are many reasons to upgrade PowerShell to version 4. The process is simple and shouldn’t take you a lot of time. But,…

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Nano Server – How to connect to Nano Server

Hello world, In previous post I show you how to install Nano Server. But, if you want to manage Nano Server, you need to create PowerShell remoting session to Nano Server. If your computer and Nano Server are not part of same domain (most popular scenario), you need to do two things. At the first…

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How to install and configure DHCP – Basic

One of the most important network services is DHCP. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a client/server protocol which allows hosts to obtain necessary TCP/IP configuration information from a DHCP server, with IP address and other related configuration information (subnet mask, default gateway, name servers). From Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system, DHCP Server service is standard…

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Installing Windows Server 2016 Essentials

Windows Server Essentials (formerly known as Windows Small Business Server or SBS) is an integrated server suite from Microsoft, designed for running network infrastructure of small and midsize businesses having no more than 25 users or 50 devices. With Windows Server 2012, Microsoft started with developing Essentials edition, and latest version is Windows Server 2016…

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Exporting / Importing Web sites and application pools

During last year, I configured few highly available IIS environments with few different settings. Regardless of whether it was configured with DFRS or shared disk, regardless of whether it was 2 or 12 servers, one thing is always the same. All websites must be configured identically. The easiest way to achieve this, is export and…

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