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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Managing SLA’s for Azure Virtual Machines

At Realdolmen we have a lot of customers using Azure Virtual Machines. A misconception we see often is the Service Level Agreement regarding the availability of these machines or the application installed on this Virtual Machine. Microsoft Azure has great features to ensure you have an SLA suiting your business needs. But, you will need …

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Azure AD – sourceAnchor you say?

We all know Azure AD as a home for our user and group objects, sourcing from on-premises directories.  To match an on-premises user to a synchronized user, a “relationship” is needed, this is referred to as the sourceAnchor. The sourceAnchor attribute helps Azure AD Connect (the Synchronization Engine) to perform a hard match between on-premises objects …

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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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