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Using Azure File Shares with On-Prem ADDS Authentication and S2S VPN Tunnel

Nowadays, Azure Files supports identity based authentication over SMB through two kind of Domain Services. You can either use Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AADDS) or the old On-Prem Active Directory Domain Services that most of the environments already have….

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Azure Cognitive Services – Speech

Hi all, Last week I was doing something really different (not new because I already knew a little bit of Java and .net) I guess that my mind set is going like Microsoft future plans for certifications. Half hardcore architect…

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Exchange Modern public folders and how-to cope with them.

With Exchange Hybrid public folders there is two options, either Legacy or Modern. You always have to migrate them to the cloud either thru Exchange Hybrid (13,16 and 19) and Exchange Hybrid (10) or with Third-party tools. If You have…

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Connect to Cloud with or without MFA and replace user licenses with menu.

Made a powershell script to replace or add user licenses based on the same csv that were used for Exchange Hybrid migration. First You need a csv to be like this, but probably You have it if You did a…

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Azure Dynamic Groups and how to use Extended attribute.

I wondered how to automagically add users to an Azure AD group with after their mailboxes have been migrated to the Cloud thru an Exchange Hybrid (Classic or Modern) And I figured out this one. Users get always populated with…

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Cutover-migration from SFB Onpremises to Teams with Enterprise Voice.

Hi all, I known that this one has been on all of the bloggers concerning Enterprise Voice and hybrids, but. There is some findings that I discovered during my migrations and I want to point them out. First, when You…

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Search-Mailbox and overcoming 10.000 item limit.

So You have a mailbox that is filled with spam, phishing or whatever emails that You dont want. I have to say that Microsoft’s new command (new-compliancesearchaction) seems nice, but doesnt work. new-compliancesearch and then start-compliancesearch find messages, but thats…

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SQL Server Backup from inside Azure VM

You can backup SQL Server databases and instances running inside Azure VM using Azure Backup. The solution leverages the SQL native APIs to take backup of your SQL databases. When you specify the SQL Server VM that you want to…

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Top 10 actions to secure your environment

Hi, Microsoft has a blog series about securing our environment. The first one came in December 2018. For now there is 8 parts released, hopefully part 9 is coming soon. When almost all functions are out in the open these…

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O365 hybrid mailbox move, “A corrupted item was encountered: Unable to translate principals for folder”

When moving mailboxes to exchange online, you will probably get errors like this “A corrupted item was encountered: Unable to translate principals for folder” Some of these errors occur for a reason that all the users which have permissions to other user mailbox folders…

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