Windows Server 2019 Core WITH graphical management!

With the release of Server 2019, Microsoft made some change to what and how the CORE (the one without a GUI) version behaves. First and important: while installing choose wisely between core or desktop experience version, because you cannot change your mind after installation. You cannot uninstall the desktop experience (aka the GUI), neither can …

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New and preview Azure AD features for Office 365 and Premium Licensing

Since Ignite 2017 last September, we got to have more insight in new features coming to Azure Active Directory. Some (most) of them require a Azure AD premium P1 license, commonly bought in the license pack EMS P1 (Enterprise Mobility + Security). It is my and other colleagues experience that Microsoft is currently not technically …

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Changing an AAD (Office 365) cloud user to a synced one

Recently I found myself in need of repairing an Office 365 tenant where users were first created online only, aka ‘Cloud Users’, and then needed to become a user managed in an on premise Active Directory synced with AD Connect, aka ‘Synced Users‘,  hence giving that user access to the services (mail, OneDrive for Business, …) of that cloud …

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Manage your public DNS domains securely using Azure DNS

Why? Let’s talk about technical vs. financial management of a public registered DNS domain. ¬†At¬†Realdolmen, the classroom IT-infrastructure has its own dedicated internet connection. With it came the possibility to register a .be domain, our own rdeducation.be test domain. As a responsible for registering entries in this domain, I was trying to find a solution …

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