Author Archive: Roy Apalnes

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Sharing Script with Github

I have started using Github for several reason, but mainly for keeping track of my script/modules, version controlling my scripts/modules, get contribution from friends and fellow comrads, and one day, perhaps I will get a PowerShell Module accepted for Microsoft…
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PS Module – Fill up Mailboxes

Send-PileMail, a PowerShell Module written to automaticly send emails to a set of Mailboxes, with the purpose to test migration throttling. We can look at Microsoft Technet Article on Exchange Online Migration Performance and Best Practice, but it doesn’t give us the…
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The WSMan Client cannot process the request

Proxy is not supported under HTTP transport. Change the transport to HTTPS and specify valid proxy information and try again. A Customer where using Web Proxy to Access Internet and Local Sites, so we had the Proxy Settings bypass all…
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Stand-Alone Exchange Hybrid Wizard

Why use a Stand-Alone Application for the Hybrid Configuration Wizard? To keep the HCW up-to-date without the risk when updating your Exchange Organization, because when it lives as a stand-alone application, it can use a stand-alone update service every time you start the wizard. The…
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AD User mismatch Azure AD User – Duplicate Anchor

Need to match an Active Directory User with an allready created Azure Active Directory User? Standard practice is soft-match where UserPrincipalName and Email are matching. Which requires Domain to be verified in Azure AD and if the AD Forest Name…
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Windows Server 2012 R2 – Server Core? Graphical User Interface?

What is Server Core? It is a Server without a Graphical User Interface (GUI), so we are only using services that can run withouth a GUI and we manage the Core Server through a set of Remote Administration Tools. Like…
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Windows Server 2012 R2

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Windows Server 2012 R2 – Versions

Which version are you using? And do you know why? We have Standard, DataCenter, Foundation, Essentials, Hyper-V Server, Storage Server Workgroup, Storage Server Standard, MultiPoint Server Standard and MultiPoint Server Premium. Standard provides all roles and features available in Windows Server…
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Starting a series of Windows Server 2012 R2 Posts – Why and why?

Join my road through MCSA Server 2012 (R2) and later MCSE Server Infrastructure. I am starting all over again to learn from the basic and advancing through this series of posts. Lets start With how we can achieve the titles, and…
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Windows Server 2012 R2

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Upgraded Surface Pro 3 to Windows 10

After several attempts on Private and Public Preview with fallback to Windows 8.1, I figured I’d give the RTM a try now on my Surface Pro 3 i7. Windows 10 Upgrade is free for everyone with Windows 7, 8 or 8.1,…
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