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Automapping mailboxes to Outlook

Automapping mailboxes to Outlook means the mailbox you gain access to will be automatically added to your Outook Client or Outlook Web Access (Exchange Online). No need to add additional mailboxes after an administrator have granted you permission. Life is…
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Howto configure Password Change in ADFS

Users are always allowed or forced to change their passwords, either by a phone call to servicedesk or from their domain joined computer when at the Office. By enabling this feature in ADFS, you make self-service password change more available for your end-users. Possible reducing the incoming…
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Azure Server Management Tools

Management tools is a feature in the Azure Portal, currently in Public Preview, but it is ment to administrate servers hosted outside Azure.  Giving us a single administrative interface, but it also works for Azure Virtual Machines. Does it require…
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Windows Server 2016 GA in Azure, what are the new skus?

The Publisher is still MicrosoftWindowsServer and the Offer is WindowsServer, but what are the new Skus and Images? 2016-DataCenter 2016-DataCenter-with-Containers 2016-Nano-Server The first and at the moment only version or build of 2016-DataCenter is 2016.0.20161010. 2016-DataCenter build 2016.0.20161010 2016-DataCenter-with-Containers build 2016.0.20161012…
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How I would use Azure templates and parameters today

At first look on the template and parameter example files, it doesn’t look obvious to what goes where. Other than variables goes in the template and string goes in the parameters, but then it doesn’t make sense to me, does it…
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How to use JSON code for creating Azure Infrastructure

Let me try to walk you through your first successful deployment of infrastructure in Azure using JSON template code. We will be using PowerShell ISE (builtin to Windows) and Visual Studio Code (download here). First of all, open PowerShell ISE and…
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Why use JSON to create infrastructure in Azure

Yes, why? If we can answer that, we would have a good reason for learning to use JSON, rather than the Azure Portal. For example, I started using PowerShell, because everything isn’t available in the Azure Portal. And some tasks against Azure…
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Two PowerShell scripts to manage new VMs in AzureRM

Get started with PowerShell (PS) for managing new VMs in AzureRM, either by editing the PS variables or by prompting for input to the PS variables. After the initial infrastructure is created, see post http://itiscloudy.com/?p=1104 for how to do that, we can start…
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