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Creating an Application for a specific page on Myapps

In one of the projects that I’m working on these days, the customer asked to create an App on MyApps to redirect the users to their SharePoint site on a…

Free busy failure from on-premises to Office 365 mailboxes

After completing an Exchange Hybrid Configuration wizard on a customer, we noticed that the free-busy information wasn’t working when an on-premises user was trying to retrieve information from a migrated…

Removing Azure Active Directory users using Azure Cloud Shell

Cloud Shell is one of the new features in Azure Portal, and it is accessible from virtually any browser and even from Azure App. In this Tutorial, we are going…

Issue when deleting more than 500 objects with AAD Connect

By default, the Azure AD Connect has a limit of 500 objects that can be deleted in single shot in your Active Directory without triggering a confirmation. In my customer’s…

Creating a new Azure Active Directory instance

It seems a simple thing, but when you need to create an additional directory for testing/dev purposes, you may ask yourself how to create. In this Tutorial, we are going…

Checking the Boot Diagnostics in Microsoft Azure

It can be a brand new server or an existent one running on Microsoft Azure, after a restart, the VM shows up as running on the portal, but for some…

How to rename an AWS EC2 instance during provisioning using PowerShell

In the Cloud era the VM/instance name is not that important, especially when we have a fleet of servers doing the same work, and that is key for scenarios where…

Changing DNS settings on Microsoft Azure

A common task when building a new site or changing the Domain Controllers in Microsoft Azure is to change the DNS Server configuration at the Virtual Network level. Microsoft recommends…

Solving Error 20509 Virtual Machine Manager agent communication is blocked

During a troubleshoot session on a VMM customer, we noticed that several agents were showing the following error message. Virtual Machine Manager agent communication is blocked. The version of the…

Solving Virtual Machine Manager 2016 expired license

How to upgrade an expired VMM 2016 to a licensed version. That happened to my customer, VMM 2016 was fresh on the Microsoft Download site, the product was installed and…