Authenticate your SharePoint website users with Facebook !!

First of all, thanks to Danny Jessee for tons of information to succeed in this assignment. If you don’t know, SharePoint 2010/2013 can authenticate against identy providers such as Windows Live ID, Google, Yahoo!, and Facebook like a charm with no coding using Windows Azure Access Control Service (ACS) using Claims Based Authentication. I see…

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Mohamed Khairy is our December Guru…Security talk

 1-Mohamed, can you please introduce yourself to our readers?  Hello to all! I am Mohamed Khairy and I am one of the Data Center Technical Solutions Experts Team @ CoEX. I was studying Computer science in Modern Academy in Maadi because of my love to computers and technology and graduated in 2005 and since then and I…

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Meet Mostafa Yousry! November’s Hyper-V Guru

   1 -Mostafa, can you please introduce yourself to our readers?   I have been working in the IT business for over 7 years now. I started as a Senior Technical Service Engineer. My responsibility was building Datacenters, such as Servers, Storage Systems, Backup solutions and  Virtualization, for many vendors such as Microsoft, HP, Dell, IBM,…

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Rencontrez l’héro d’octobre: Chervine Bhiwoo

On a fait la connaissance de Chervine lors d’un atelier, quand il s’est mis en avant comme chef d’équipe de 3 développeurs. Il les a soutenu et coacher afin qu’ils puissent acquérir les connaissances et les techniques nécessaires les permettant de développer des applications Windows Phone –  Pendant qu’on demandait au minimum 4 applications de…

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Get to Know Ahmed Afifi, our October (and first) CoEx IT guru

1-Ahmed, can you please introduce yourself to our readers? I graduated from The American University in Cairo in 2007; Majoring computer science and minoring Business Administration. I have been working on the technical sales and consultation side of the business since then.   2- What do you love the most about technology? To me technology…

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Step by Step: Active Directory Import for SharePoint 2013

Active Directory Import (AKA Active Directory Direct Import – ADDI) is one of the new features in SharePoint 2013 allowing you to import users from active directory into your SharePoint User Profile Service Application. Background In SharePoint 2010, there was only one method allowing you to sync user profiles between your user repository and your…

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Upgrading your SQL Server 2012 to use Power View for Multidimensional

Hi, If anyone is interested to upgrade his VM to be SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU4 to beable to use the PowerView for OLAP. I encountered several issues so below is the safe path J 1- First check your SQL Server 2012 version: (Very Important as I didn’t noticeand it costs me lots of time)…


Managing VMware from System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager

Virtual Machine Manager enables you to deploy and manage virtual machines across multiple hypervisor, including VMware ESX and ESXi hosts. The purpose of this post is to demonstrate how to add a VMware host from System Center Virtual Machine Manager. The process is rather easy and requires a few steps. This post assumes you have…

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VMware Advantages whitepaper EXPOSED ( Part 1 )

VMware has just released a white paper titled “why choose VMware for server virtualization” with detailed comparison between VMware Vsphere 5.1, windows server 2012 hyper-v and Citrix Xen server 6. The white paper is available here http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/vmware_advantage.pdf Microsoft has previously published a very similar white paper previously titled “competitive advantage of windows server 2012 hyper-v…


CentOS mouse support in Hyper-V

I’ve seen some mouse support issues on CentOS in Hyper-V. why reinvent the wheel if someone was kind enough to share the knowledge? Have a look… Part 1: http://www.yusufozturk.info/linux-server/centos-5-6-desktop-installation-on-hyper-v-and-mouse-support-part1.html Part 2: http://www.yusufozturk.info/linux-server/centos-5-6-desktop-installation-on-hyper-v-and-mouse-support-part2.html   Good luck 🙂  

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