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    Microsoft Cloud

    The Microsoft Cloud section of our site will contain articles and information about Microsoft Azure and that will include the Identity, Access Manage...
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    January 1, 1984

    Exchange Server

    Exchange Server 2013 is the current of the production and it was released on 03-December-2012 and it comes in two editions: Standard and Enterprise. F...

Cloud Ecosystem Poster: Microsoft Azure, Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2

Provides a visual reference for understanding key Microsoft private cloud and on-premises cloud technologies. Get a copy from here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43718

Important update available for Exchange Server 2013 hybrid deployments

An important update is now available to resolve issues customers are currently experiencing when using the Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) to create a new or manage an existing hybrid deployment…

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How to configure an OU as default for new objects in Active Directory

In this Tutorial we will configure an Organization Unit as new default location for new users. By default, all new objects created by Exchange for example are created under Users…

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How to add an additional domain controller

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to add a new Domain Controller into an existent domain. Solution The first step is to add the role on Windows…

Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start

Free online event with live QA with the WAP team: http://aka.ms/WAPIaaS Two half-days – Wednesday July 16th & Thursday July 17th – 9am-1pm PST IT Pros, you know that enterprises…

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How to add the Active Directory Domain Services role

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to add the Active Directory Domain Services role on a Windows Server 2012 R2. This procedure will be the same for…

Azure enhancement Site-to-Site VPN functionality

After Scott Guthrie announce the new enhancements on Azure, last May, I was very excited with one in particular. Multi Site-to-Site VPN. This enhancement comes at the best time. Because…

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Managing Directory Based Edge Blocking (DBEB) feature in Exchange Online Protection (EOP)

The DBEB feature is a powerful resource for Exchange Administrators that are using Exchange Online Protection where only the valid e-mail addresses in Office365 will be able to receive e-mails….

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How to create a DAG in Exchange Server 2013 SP1 without AAP

In this Tutorial we are going to use a new feature introduced in Exchange Server 2013 SP1 which is the capability to create a DAG object without an AAP (Cluster…

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Backing up Exchange Mailbox databases with eseutil utility

In this Tutorial we are going to use eseutil utility to create a backup of a mounted mailbox database. The steps described here are useful when you need to perform…

Microsoft Federation Services – The Series

Hello folks, Last week we finished up a series about Federation Services where we went over the process to build the ADFS on your on-premises environment and the process to…

Hyper-V 2012 Hotfixes: Where I can find it and how to automate the deployment ?

After my session at TechEd about Best Practices for Virtualizing and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2013 with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 one of the questions…

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Restoring cloud services during an outage of the ADFS (Federation Services)

The Federation Server role is crucial when integrating on-premises with the Microsoft Cloud and in this article we are going to demonstrate how an outage can impact the end-users. In…

Released: Update Rollup 6 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3

Hello folks, Microsoft has just released the Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3. The Exchange team is announcing today the availability of Update Rollup 6 for…

Released: Exchange Server 2013 CU5

The Exchange team is announcing today the availability of our most recent quarterly servicing update to Exchange Server 2013. Cumulative Update 5 for Exchange Server 2013 and updated UM Language…