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Repair computer that lost domain trust

A task the System Administrators have to deal with over and over is repairing a computer losing the trust relationship with Active Directory. Because of the ever increasing complexity of applications and settings, the traditional remove from domain , delete computer object form AD and join again is a terrible idea. Deleting the Computer object would delete all Bitlocker keys as well as wipe LAPS information associated with the device. A simple Powershell command will do the trick of restoring the trust: Test–ComputerSecureChannel –Repair

SCCM, new features to test!

System Center Configuration Manager has got a new load of new functionality on the latest Technical Preview Branch function. Changes to the platform’s infrastructure include the ability to exclude sub-containers marked as “Active Directory” if you find that searching often ends with too many objects being served, while it’s also now possible to test the movement of an entire content repository from one location on your website’s standard server to a remote or cloud-based location. New test features available in the Software Center, include the ability to have the client automatically uninstall an application in the event that the application’s permissions get retracted. In addition, you can now also stipulate whether or not they want a link to the Application Catalog to be visible. The update also gives you the ability to experiment with the display of primary user information when browsing a collection. To access this feature, users can…

Office 365 May Update

Very cool new features on this May Update of Office 365. I particularly like the BCC promt before repying to all functionality. In my days I had to deal with many emergencies because people replied to an email that other people were not aware they were in the thread.   Office 365 Rocks! David Nudelman

TechUG event London 3rd of May 2018

I had the pleasure to be invited to speak at the Tech UG event in London last week. The agenda was packed with interesting content: My session was dedicated to Data Security, including Office 365 and Azure Information Protection, and included a live demo of cloud services to protect your data including encryption, labelling and data loss prevention. The TechUG event did not disappoint, great audience, relevant vendor sessions, great independent content and first-class location and catering. Because it contains independent session you get wonderful moment like this: More on TechUG Events More on Azure Information Protection David Nudelman  

Moving your data to Office 365 – SharePoint Migration Tool

One of the coolest features on Office 365 is OneDrive. Storing personal data and synchronizing file repositories from SharePoint are just a few of the great capabilities of OneDrive. Migrating all those file shares to SharePoint on Office 365 used to be a pain or require expensive tools. But the new SharePoint Migration Tool v2 (BETA) is here to help, and the great thing is that it is FREE!!! Planning – Map the network shares and subfolders and design what the SharePoint structure and sites would be. In this quick walkthrough we will migrate all the corporate logos for Click Enterprise to the Marketing SharePoint site. The logos are currently hosted on OneDrive, connected to a on premise SharePoint. In this case the Marketing SharePoint site already exists in the organisation and is used by technical consultants, sales and marketing teams. Execution – Download the SharePoint Migration tool. After installation…

Microsoft updates Forms making it more Enterprise friendly.

One of our favourite Office 365 application got a nice update from Microsoft. Forms new features includes support to up to 50,000 entries, flexible formatting and more customisation. More on : https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Forms-Blog/Microsoft-Forms-is-Enterprise-Ready-now/ba-p/186748 David Nudelman

TechUG London – Protect your Data with Office 365 and Azure Information Protection

Greetings humans! Next week, 3rd of May, I will be speaking at the TechUG event in London. https://www.technologyug.co.uk/Events/London/TechUG-London-Thurs-3rd-May-2018 My session is all about Data protection using Office 365 and Azure Information Protection. You can still register for the event here See you there! David Nudelman

The London 2018 – Global Azure Bootcamp event review

This past Saturday I had the pleasure to organist the 2018 London Global Azure Bootcamp. We had a great turnout of 52 outstanding IT Professionals! We hired the wonderful conference rooms at Microsoft Paddington. We had 5 wonderful session from great speakers! First, we had the typical short keynote where I shared my views on the growing importance of the Cloud and the ever-expanding Azure offerings. The first morning session was presented buy Will Rowe, who talked about how “The rules for your career have changed” and a little bit about his book “Evolved or Die” https://www.amazon.co.uk/Evolve-Die-Rules-Your-Career/dp/1549623249 The second morning session was presented by our very own Raphael Perez, who talked about Azure Information Protection, including how to use APIs to develop apps using its capabilities. Microsoft Corp sponsored the lunch with wonderful Subway boxes. The afternoon sessions kicked off with Mitesh Chauhan talking about How to build and manage…

Disable Directory Sync for Office 365

Disabling your local Active Directory Sync to Office 365 can be more challenging than you think. This is because all the information is very dispersed and there are a lot of references to DirSync. So, this is how you do it today! January 2018. Enabled Sync without using the IdFix tool in advanced? Have duplicated users and can’t delete them? Here is current way to disable Active Directory Sync with Office 365. If using Powershell V1: The first step is to uninstall the Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect The next step is to download and install the Azure Active Directory Connection for PowerShell It will create a shortcut on the desktop. You can also run it by pressing the “Windows Key” and searching for Microsoft Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell If using PowerShell V2 Type: Install-Module -Name AzureAD Type: $UserCredential = Get-Credential Connect-MsolService -Credential $UserCredential And insert your Office…

Automate tasks between apps with Microsoft Flow

I am all for automation, yes it will kills jobs, but it will also free up your time from those boring repetitive tasks, so you can focus on what is important. What if you could receive a text message on your phone every time your boss sends you an email? What if you could automate replying to a tweet, sending an email to someone, adding it to a spread sheet and submit it by email every week with the activities? Flows can be composed of Actions, Conditions, Schedules, Approvals, List items, and much more. Microsoft Flow is part of Office 365. That is Microsoft Flow is for. Here is a quick video: All the documentation can be found here: https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/getting-started/