16 בApril 2017
Today, I would like to talk a little bit about what happens while ADFS is down, how can we allow to users to access to Office 365 resources, how should we act?
Before I am presenting you the Powershell commands we should run in this scenario I would make sure all of you understand what is Office 365 SSO with ADFS, A couple of months ago I made a good article about how can we configure AD Azure join in for SSO to Office 365, Whether you read it or not I put URL for you:
Use in Azure AD...
15 בApril 2017
As most of you already heard, last month Microsoft released a new update for SCCM thereby, In this guide you're going to see how to upgrade SCCM version to 1702 .
It is going to be pretty quick, SCCM upgrade is not complicated anymore, it is quite straightforward, please follow the new features on the new version:
Open SCCM and go to Administration and then click on "Cloud Services > Updates and Services"
Check the dmpdownloader.log file to monitor the download process
Run the prerequisites checker before and once it went successfully click on Install update pack
Select the features you want...
8 בApril 2017
I want to share with you interesting case I had this week at one of my customers, the CTO complained about that many users weren't able to search content on Outlook 2013 in Terminal.
I thought about several potential things such as Outlook versions, caches, Microsoft Updates, and just at the end of possibilities, I went to the server to check some event logs. I opened the event viewer and found the following warning event:
Database number 1:
Database number 2:
I opened Exchange Shell and run this:
Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus * | ft -auto
Found that both databases were failed status in contentindexstate row
The solution was pretty...
1 בApril 2017
Goog afternoon guys,
This posy will be pretty short but very interesting, Many people says that System Administrators aren't pleasant toward their users, therefore, today I would like to share with you something that yon can implement in your domain and make your users smile in the morning.
The idea is very simple, deploy Powershell script by GPO that during every user's login, The PS will execute and tell to the users good morning using $env:Username
Here is the script:
(By the way, you can make it better, and query the current time, and then set that if the time is till 9-10 AM run...
28 בMarch 2017
Today I would like to show you how you can use in Best Practices Analyzer in Windows Server 2016,
I always emphasize that Active Directory is one of most important staple that we have on our organization, therefore I make many articles about Active Directory and try to help you to realize the importance of this ROLE, a month ago, I presented to you how to generate DFS report which shows you what's going on in your DFS status:
Today I want to show you another way to monitor you AD which is more dedicated to Active Directory. To each one of you...
24 בMarch 2017
Recently, I have encountered in Windows Server Essentials Experience Role and honestly surprised, thereby I decided to make this article for you.
In Windows Server 2016 I made use of Windows Server Essentials Experience Role, found many benefits and essential features which could very interesting for you.
It knows to provide to IT infrastructure powerful functionalities such as PC backup, connect to Office 365, Remote Web Access, connect to cloud easily, create users, connect devices , and managing file storage, getting your computers health status, integration to Exchange server, Azure, Intune, get warnings about your servers, clients who is not...
23 בMarch 2017
As we all know, many organizations deal with mail attacks on a daily basis. Transport rules have been created & some mail filters are known for protecting against vulnerabilities,
Today I would like to share with you an experience I had with some customers who are not sure how to configure their SPF records correctly to protect against spoofing
What is SPF? acronyms 'Sender Policy Framework'
A SPF record is actually a DNS record, SPF records contains a list of servers that are allowed to send mails from your domain or who is authorized to send mail from your domain. There are simple...
11 בMarch 2017
Hello dear visitors,
It's Just 2 weeks has been passed and already faced with some issue at my customer, came in the morning and got a call that Exchange service doesn’t work properly, after 2-3 minute of viewing into event viewer I noticed that the database was unmounted, then I realize that exchange’s disk was out of space,
I started to run some PowerShell commands which helped me to realize that there was a user who was responsible for this case, I would like to share with you the PowerShell commands I have run, run this command several times and try...
18 בFebruary 2017
Today I am going to talk about the UAC (User Account Control) give you a brief explanation of what it is and show you the necessary steps to configure UAC correctly.
The UAC allows us to protect our computers preventing users from running harmful software, and discourages users from running any non-relevant installations on their computer.
Using UAC we quite blocking any potential malware initiated on a computer.
When trying to install /uninstall or even RUN any executable, there are some applications which need to write to locations or registry keys which standard users are not able to. As soon as the...
16 בFebruary 2017