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Auditing logon events with FortiGate

How to enable Auditing on Active Directory. One of my customers was implementing web filtering using Active Directory with Fortigate firewall appliances. The solution requires a couple of Event IDs…

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Creating basic ActiveSync reports

In this Tutorial we are going over the basics to generate basic ActiveSync reporting in Exchange Server 2010 and the same applies to newer versions of Exchange Server. Solution The…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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How to run Best Practices Analyzer in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to run the BPA (Best Practices Analyzer) on Windows Server 2012 R2. The Best Practices Analyzer concept has been out there…

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Performing Backup on your DHCP Server

In this Tutorial we will be checking the process to protect the DHCP Server database using the automatic configuration, Graphical User Interface and PowerShell.  Solution By default the backup database…