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Adding a domain in Azure Active Directory

Adding and validating a domain in Microsoft Azure using the new portal based on Azure Resource Manager (ARM). The new portal has been out there for a while, but since…

MSExchange.org Article: Removing domains in Office 365

Hello folks, I wrote an article for MSExchange.org explaining the process to remove a domain in Office365. The process to remove a domain may not be that simple, especially when…

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3

We are going over the process to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We created a new VM in our Hyper-V environment and we will install the Red Hat Enterprise Linux…

Checking if a mailbox is valid using Exchange Management Shell

In some scenarios we need to check if a mailbox database is valid on Exchange Server, this kind of validation is useful when migrating/transitioning mailboxes. Solution In order to validate…

Azure Free Trial expired. How to continue using the services ?

The Azure free trial expiration is common for administrator that are starting with Microsoft Azure. In this Tutorial, we are going over the simple steps to convert a free trial…

Configuring High Availability on the DHCP Server role

Hello folks, I wrote an article for Techgenix.com explaining the process to configure the DHCP Server role in Windows Server 2016. Windows Server 2016 brings with it a wealth of…

Storage Spaces Direct Calculator

When planning your Storage Spaces Direct implementation, the administrator must consider several key points during the design phase. In this Tutorial, we will be using a Storage Spaces Direct calculator…

System Center Virtual Machine Manager – Solving the 2912 NO_PARAM error

In some scenarios, a refresh host or configurations to be applied on a Hyper-V host can fail with error 2912 (NO_PARAM). In this Tutorial, we are going to check one…

Information Protection for Office 365 Poster

Microsoft Office 365 team released a new update of the Information Protection poster for Office 365. Here are some of the updates: Enterprise Mobility + Security capabilities in the E5…

Using PowerShell to test SMTP

Using PowerShell to simplify the SMTP test in an Exchange Server or any other SMTP server.  Solution I’ve been using telnet for a while (since Exchange 5.5 to be honest)…