Migrating Exchange to O365 – Small headaches

I have done a couple of those in the past for different clients – from just a few users to a couple of hundreds of users. My team already has the best practice workbook and we don’t have issues in the process. This weekend I managed to have two different problems with one customer o.O First issue –…

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Powershell connecting to O365 services

This one is more a reminder for my self, but may come in handy for you too 🙂 When you want to manage O365 subscription with Powershell you first need to login to it: Connect-MsolService This command will open a new window for you to sign in to your subscription: After logging, you may execute…

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How to create VM in Azure (Azure PowerShell)

Hello, In previous post, you have learned how to create Azure VM using Azure Portal. Now, I will show you how you can do that using Azure PowerShell. Once you login to Azure tenant and select subscription, you can use following script. # Assign variables $rgName = ‘TechTrainerRG’ $vmName = ‘TechTrainerVM’ $pubName = ‘MicrosoftWindowsServer’ $offerName…

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How to create VM in Azure (Azure Portal)

Hello everyone, One of the most basic task (and most common) in Azure is creating virtual machine. Like most resources, you can create a VM in three ways: Azure Portal Azure PowerShell Azure CLI Alternatively, you can deploy VM using GitHub or JSON template. Using Azure Portal, process is pretty simple. You need to select…

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How to configure LAPS

Hello everyone, In today’s modern IT world, security is hot topic. All of us are witnesses of many security breaches on daily basis, and most of them are initiated with credentials compromising, especially local administrator account. In this post, I will tell what is LAPS and how you can configure LAPS in order to protect…

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SSO with ADFS for Office 365 / Part III

Hello again, Once when you have installed and configured ADFS and ADFS proxy, you can start with configuring Office 365 for SSO. This task is final in configuring SSO with ADFS for Office 365. If you want to finish SSO implementation successful, you need to Install Azure Active Directory module (I like to install on…

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How to create custom name self signed certificate using PowerShell

Hello, Few days ago, one of my clients start with implementation of ASP.NET application in three different environment (Dev, QA and Prod). Their request was pretty same as usual, except one condition. They want self-signed SSL certificate on IIS server with custom name for each application. I said “OK”, but when I tried to create…

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SSO with ADFS for Office 365 / Part II

Let’s continue, In previous post, I showed you how to install and configure ADFS role on Windows Server 2012 R2. Now is time to briefly describe why we need ADFS proxy and how to install and configure Web Application Proxy as ADFS proxy. If you want to make ADFS infrastructure available to the Internet in…

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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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Nano Server – How to install Nano Server as IIS

Hi everyone, In previous post, you learned how to create Nano Server image on two different ways, with PowerShell and Nano Server Image Builder. In this post, I will show you how to create Nano Server as IIS and make functional web sites. Before start, I want to share some information with you about Nano…

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