(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Certificate Based Authentication

Today’s Tip… Certificate Based Authentication, released to GA on December 14th, enables Users to be authenticated by Azure Active Directory with a client certificate on an Android or iOS device when connecting their Exchange online account to: Office mobile applications such as Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) clients Configuring this feature eliminates…


Yammer의 외부그룹 생성을 막는 방법

  [현상 요약] Yammer에서는 사용자가 두 가지의 그룹을 만들 수 있습니다. 내부그룹과 외부그룹이 그것인데 회사의 정책상 외부사용자와의 정보교환을 제한하고자 한다면 관리자가 설정을 통해 외부그룹을 만들지 못하게 할 수 있습니다 해당 설정은 O365의 익스체인지 설정 중 ETR을 이용하는 것으로 아래 기술문서에 관련내용이 기술되어 있습니다만, 실제로 기능을 사용하기 위해서는 ETR 규칙이 하나이상 있어야만 동작하는 특이사항이 있습니다. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Control-external-messaging-in-a-Yammer-network-with-Exchange-Transport-Rules-f8fd6403-c8f3-4307-9230-65304d6000d9?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US…


System Center VMM 2016 features demos on Channel 9

We now have some quick demos (<5 minutes) published on Channel 9 which provide you with good insights of new features of Virtual Machine Manager 2016. They’re definitely worth checking out and you can find complete list below. Deploy Network Controller: In this video tutorial you will see how you can use the service template-based…


Updated Contoso in the Microsoft Cloud poster includes a new enterprise scenario

The Contoso in the Microsoft Cloud poster has been updated with a new page for enterprise cloud scenarios that address Contoso’s business problems. The first enterprise cloud scenario is Contoso’s upgrade to SQL Server 2016 and the use of Stretch Database to offload and store cold transactional data to Azure, which was covered in the…


Tip of the Day: Active Memory Dump

Today’s Tip… There’s a new type of memory dump that filters out a bunch of stuff (where stuff = pages not important in diagnosing most issues), making the dump file much smaller and easier to save and /or copy. It has been described as “more compact than a complete memory dump, while containing ‘active memory’…


Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016 – Improvements to Time Service

Today’s Tip… Time synchronization accuracy in Windows Server 2016 has been improved substantially, while maintaining full backwards NTP compatibility with older Windows versions. Under reasonable operating conditions you can maintain a 1 ms accuracy with respect to UTC or better for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Anniversary domain members. Improvements Measurements Best Practices High…


Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016 – Improvements to Time Service

Today’s Tip… Time synchronization accuracy in Windows Server 2016 has been improved substantially, while maintaining full backwards NTP compatibility with older Windows versions. Under reasonable operating conditions you can maintain a 1 ms accuracy with respect to UTC or better for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Anniversary domain members. Improvements Measurements Best Practices High…


Tip of the Day: What’s new in the Windows Server 2016 DHCP Server Service

Today’s Tip… NAP support was introduced to the DHCP Server role with Windows Server 2008 and is supported in Windows client and server operating systems prior to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. Though Network Access Protection (NAP) was officially deprecated in Windows Server 2012 R2 the DHCP server role still supported NAP policies. In…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Advanced way to check domain availability for Office 365 and Azure

Today’s Tip… This is an extension of a previous tip.   Another way to check if domain is available by copying and pasting the following URL string to a web browser: https://login.microsoftonline.com/getuserrealm.srf?login=user@contoso.com&xml=1 Note – Replace the “bolded” part with the domain you want to check. Review the results and really pay attention to the NameSpaceType…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Promote Azure AD guest user to member

Today’s Tip… Use Azure AD PowerShell to promote Azure AD guest users to a member. To do this, run the following similar cmdlet… Set-MsolUser -UserPrincipalName john@contoso.com -UserType Member This could be useful to assign an administrative role to the user since administrative roles can only be assigned to members of the directory and not to…