Category Archives: Microsoft Cloud

How to renew the ADFS certificate

Replacing a certificate that is about to expire on the Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) server. The process is simple and we will show all the steps in this Tutorial….

Where is my Office 365 data?

A common question that I receive from my customers is about where is my data in Office 365 and the second if I can have my users spread all over…

Resetting DNS changes at adapter level in Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) is picky when it comes to change DNS and network adapter settings at the VM level. Solution If for some reason you lost…

Using Diagram feature in Azure Portal

How to use the diagram feature in the Microsoft Azure Portal (Azure Resource Manager). Solution It reminds me of System Center Operations Manager, when you select any VM running in…

Azure AD Connect– In-place Upgrade

How to perform a in-place upgrade to AAD Connect (Azure Active Directory Connect).  When using DirSync tool there are two ways to upgrade to the AAD Connect: in-place upgrade method…

Microsoft Azure Internal Load Balancer

Creating a ILB (Internal Load Balancer in Microsoft Azure. Using Microsoft Azure the administrator has two built-in Load Balancers which are: Internet and Internal Load Balancers, besides of the third-party…

Managing accepted domains in Office365

When enabling EOP (Exchange Online Protection) the administrator is able to configure the mail flow to accept all messages from any given domain and then forward to the on-premises environment,…

How to activate synchronization in Office365

We are going over the process to enable synchronization in the new Office 365 Administration Center and also using PowerShell.  Solution In some scenario where the administrator is trying to…

Exporting Office 365 mailboxes to PSTs & Importing PSTs to Office 365

Being able to export Office 365 mailboxes to PSTs is a common requirement in the modern IT environment. Whether it’s creating an offline backup of mailboxes or copying them onto…

Managing Synchronization with AAD Connect

Using AAD Connect synchronization settings to validate, trigger synchronization and check the status. Solution For those administrators that are coming from previous versions the synchronization process was changed on this…