Tag: windows server

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 – Versions

    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 2012 R2. Supports up to 64 sockets (CPU) and up to 4 TB of random […]

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  • Important Update for ADFS 3.0

    Important Update for ADFS 3.0

    A backdoor was found when a browser session wasn’t closed, even if we have logged out from the Federated Service, so Microsoft released a secuity update for Our Windows 2012 R2 (MS15-040). Also for a Core installation, as this hits the ADFS Service. It could make it possible for information disclosure, by reopening the Federated Service and […]

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  • AADSync or DirSync as Windows Server role?

    AADSync or DirSync as Windows Server role?

    When will Azure Active Directory Sync or DirSync become a Windows Server role/feature? Working with Cloud Solutions I very often implement ADFS and AADSync/DirSync, but only ADFS has become a Windows Server role. I don’t see any reason to why Directory Synchronization shouldn’t become a Windows Server Role, so when will it happen? For one […]

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  • DirSync Installation Error PowerShell

    DirSync Installation Error PowerShell

    The minimum Version of Windows PowerShell required is 2,0. Please install the minimum Version required (or higher) and try again. Today I was installing DirSync for a customer With a brand New Windows Server 2021 R2, which includes PowerShell 2,0 and 4,0. So I can’t install any better Version of PowerShell, but it keeps telling […]

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I am Roy Apalnes, a Microsoft Cloud Evangelist working av Sopra Steria. Main focus in Microsoft Security and Endpoint Management, with a bigger picture in mind.

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