If you plan on using OMS to monitor your Infrastructure, here is a quick guide on how to set OMS to send alerts you of low disk space.
If you use Azure backups – you can pull all of the report info into PowerBI dashboard and also Microsoft Teams, Read on to see how to configure this in Azure Continue reading
In my current role, the IT Strategy was to decommission all Data Centres and migrate everything to Azure (I know, technically Azure is another Data Centre), when we originally scoped the work out – DirectAccess WAS supported in Azure, however halfway through our migration Microsoft reversed this and stated that Direct Access was NOT supported in Azure. Continue reading
When deploying a new VM in Azure we noticed that some of them failed to Activate their license as it was not able to locate the KMS service (Microsoft’s KMS, not an internal server. Continue reading
In my current role we have Direct Access deployed to a couple of thousand laptops, which works – it just works (I’m a big fan of DA from 2012 on-wards).
We also use a symantec proxy service, where the proxy settings have been set by GPO, which again is fine – however remote laptop users connecting over DA hit a snag when using WiFi from a hotel for example: Continue reading
In one of my roles we were required to remote onto Windows 7/10 clients via RDS.
The problem, I faced was I would randomly get disconnected ever hour or so and I would be required to login again onto RDWeb and re-launch my session. Continue reading
I recently worked on a big project which involved migrating 100+ vm’s and physical boxes to Azure and we had a mix of 2008, 2008R2, 2012 and 2012R2 OS. Continue reading
This powershell module was a lifesaver! or rather a timesaver.
We wanted to lock down access to our Exchange Hybrid box from Microsoft Office IP’s only. We also needed to add all of the Azure data centre IP’s to configure Express Route Public Peering routing. Continue reading
During our Office365 migration, we had a need to setup a temporary website redirect for OWA from our old TMG box to our new 2016 Exchange Hybrid box. Continue reading
(Note i believe a PoshKeePass module has been created by Jason Fossen over on GitHub – I recommend to use that going forward)
When you take over a large estate where the same username and password has been used for the local admin – the first thing that comes to mind was how can I automate this? Continue reading