Category Archives: Microsoft Azure

How to configure DNS Server in Microsoft Azure

How to configure the DNS Server in Microsoft Azure to make sure that all VMs created in the Cloud will receive the proper DNS configuration. The scenario described in this…

How to install Microsoft Azure PowerShell

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to install Microsoft Azure PowerShell and we can use the same procedure to update several other components related to Microsoft Azure…

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…

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…

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…

Managing the Password Synchronization in DirSync

In this Tutorial we will check how to manage the Password Synchronization feature in the Windows Azure Active Directory Synchronization Tool. Solution Before changing the settings we must make sure that…

Managing Federation Services– Enabling Single Sign-On (SSO)

Configuring an existent domain in Microsoft Azure to support Single Sign-On (SSO) Solution At this point in the game we have already installed, configured and prepare the Federation Services and…

Managing Federation Services–Preparing for the integration

How to install the additional components to support the integration between Federation Services and Microsoft Azure. For a company having the integration with Microsoft Azure and Federation Services improves end-user…

Managing Federation Services–Creating a GPO to support ADFS Single Sign-on

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to create a Group Policy to be applied to user objects, and this policy will add the Federation Servers in the…

Forcing Synchronization with Windows Azure Active Directory

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to force the synchronization with Windows Azure Active Directory using the latest Directory Synchronization tool available. Solution Logged in the computer…